Monthly Archives: November 2015

Developing a Brand: Tools for Marketing Your Region

In today’s world of virtual and visual information, regional development organizations (RDOs) have the opportunity to harness technology to better tell their story.  At NADO’s Annual Training Conference, the presenters in this session showcased ways in which RDOs can develop...

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Posted in Marketing & Communications, NADO Publications, Organizational Capacity & Professional Development, Organizational Capacity & Professional Development Publications |

Maximizing Your CEDS: Aligning Your CEDS with Other Planning Initiatives

A growing number of RDOs are looking at ways to better align the various plans they are required to do, resulting in more cohesive and coordinated programs and services delivery mechanisms.  This session at NADO’s Annual Training Conference provided attendees...

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Posted in CEDS, Organizational Capacity & Professional Development, Project Development & Management, Regional Development, Regional Planning, Training |

Strategies for Exceptional Board Governance

Today’s RDO board member typically wears many hats. In addition to serving as an elected official, running a local business, leading a nonprofit organization, overseeing an educational institution, or a combination of some of these vocations, they are also charged...

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Posted in Leadership & Governance, NADO Publications, Organizational Capacity & Professional Development, Organizational Capacity & Professional Development Publications |

Preparing for the Future: Early Career Executive Directors/Assistant Directors

NADO’s research has shown a trend in executive director retirements, which is not too surprising given the sheer number of baby boomers that are considering retirement in the near future. As today’s executive directors start to plan for their departure...

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