China and India are on the rise! The United States is sending jobs overseas! What is the 21st century coming to?
Communities are hapless in their knowledge of how to respond at the local level to global pressures and competition. Holbrook calls his fellow economic developers to arms to address these daunting times and create unprecedented new opportunities for America's future. Don Holbrook sees the U.S. in a global economic struggle that will decide its future as a superpower.
This book is that blueprint for change that has been needed within economic development. He urges our decision makers to adopt a sweeping program of reforms and comprehensive strategies he calls "Prosperity with a Purpose". As a Certified Economic Developer, Don has solutions that can revive towns' & cities' economic fortunes. He discusses how World Class Communities are a mindset not determined by geographic location or population.