Resources are many, time is short. To speed you on your way (and what entrepreneur, business person or economic development pro couldn’t use a few extra minutes in the day), we’ve assembled some great resources for you, from the latest reports and books on a variety off subjects to shameless connections to my own body of work.

Articles & Reports

Some great reports and well researched articles to provoke thought, spur ideas and get the conversation started.

Grants & Awards

Everyone could use a little more money. Links to some great grants, competitions and awards that could put a little extra funding in your pocket.


Best practices, trends and news of interest to those in rural communities and small towns throughout the United States.


A great list of resources to help veterans run their businesses or start a new one.


Great resources for women who own or run a business.