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Quote of the day April 27, 2006

Posted by Tom in Economic Development, Workforce.
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From Smart City Memphis, buried in a discussion on the merits of what looks like tax incentive financing:

…as Professor John Eger puts it: “The effort to create a 21st century city is not so much about technology as it is about jobs, dollars and quality of life. In short, it is about organizing one’s community to reinvent itself for the new, knowledge-based economy and society; preparing its citizens to take ownership of their community; and educating the next generation of leaders and workers to meet these global challenges…At the heart of this effort is ultimately defining a ‘creative community.'”

What a great perspective.

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