Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Best Cities in the United States–By National Geographic

Ratings reveal unexpected travel surprises in 30 smaller cities. I have been honored to provide strategic planning services to 8 of these 30 cities during my career: Greenville, SC; Charleston, SC; Spokane, WA; Rapid City, SD; Asheville, NC; Lakeland, FL; … Continue reading

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Innovation in Flagler County, Florida

Flagler County is the next county south of the Jacksonville Metro area. They have developed an innovative program that is addressing the national talent concern. See article: http://www.expansionsolutionsmagazine.com/010218_flaglerco In about 1971, I was called to New York to initiate a … Continue reading

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Polk County Sits in the middle of Florida’s Super Region

Tremendous article on Polk County, Florida as “Florida’s Powerhouse Center for Ecommerce and Fulfillment Centers”  http://www.expansionsolutionsmagazine.com/010218_centralfl I facilitated Polk Vision in 2004. Click for a complete list of visioning communities: https://henrylukeblog.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/visioning-communities.pdf Henry Luke 1/24/2018

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Five Maps and Charts That Tell the Story of 2018

For 5 maps click here. The commentary on the maps is short and easy to understand. It will enhance your understanding of geopolitics on the world stage. I believe that Map #3 that demonstrates the price of oil will probably … Continue reading

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Rapid City Celebrates Strongest Construction Year

January 2018 RAPID CITY | The Rapid City Economic Development Partnership is celebrating myriad major projects that contributed to the strongest construction year for the city on record. Among the major projects at or near completion are Black Hills Energy’s … Continue reading

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The Topeka Community Foundation is launching an initiative to address community health, taking on a leadership role to coordinate and collaborate with local organizations.

Marsha Pope, TCF president, said the nonprofit had been through a period of self-examination after she became president in March 2016. She spent 90 days visiting with business and nonprofit leaders, as well as donors. For more click here. Henry … Continue reading

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Report: U.S. Gives Israel Green Light to Assassinate Iranian General Soleimani

Al Jarida, a Kuwaiti newspaper which in recent years had broken exclusive stories from Israel, says Israel was ‘on the verge’ of assassinating Soleimani, but the U.S. warned Tehran and thwarted the operation Read more here. Henry Luke 1/7/2018 For … Continue reading

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