Doug Griffiths, Community Therapist

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The Youth Are YOUR Future

By Doug Griffiths, President & CEO So many communities and businesses know how important it is to attract and retain youth to be successful, yet so few convert their intentions into action. The result is that youth go elsewhere, find another home, and don’t come back. That is impacting our businesses’ ability to compete and […]

It’s a Matter of Choices

By Doug Griffiths, President & CEO I am not sure if this problem is about people not knowing what they want, or about simply not being willing to make a choice between two desirable but conflicting outcomes. Regardless, the consequences look the same: a person who doesn’t know what they want and one who refuses […]

A Story About The Whynosaur And The Whynotaurus

By Chris Fields, Senior Strategist, 13 Ways Why do you matter? Answering the question asks you to soul search for a reason for being. It motivates, directs, and focuses action. It forces consideration of others (competition) to position differences. Being different sells a company, a community, or you in a “differentiate or die” world – […]