Getting Results: Positive Deviance, Networking Hubs and Action Projects

Submitted by Betsey Merkel on Sat, 02/04/2006 - 15:22.

Date: Wednesday, February 8

Time: 5:00 P.M. - 6:45 P.M.

Place: Myers University, Chester Campus

3921 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, OH Map Link

In communities and businesses all over the globe people are solving complex tasks by doing things differently.

As we move away from hierarchies, new and different insights will be needed to spot exceptional ideas sooner. Visit the Midtown Wednesdays Blog to explore world models. Here.

June Holley has pioneered regional entrepreneurship in southeastern Ohio, implementing innovative entrepreneurship strategies for business networks, Kitchen Incubators, youth entrepreneurship, regional entrepreneurship networks, policy networks and cluster-focused initiatives. Read more about Positive Deviance in the download below.

Join us to learn how incubating ideas and engaging others in action can strengthen economic innovation in Midtown. You'll leave with powerful stories about tough technical challenges to complex performance issues in workforce development.

Forum Leader:

June Holley, President and founder, Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet) Here.

Learn more:

Learn how Kentucky's Commerce Lexington is doing things differently by building civic networks, clusters and partnerships in the Bluegrass Region. Here.

Coming up: Wednesday, February 15: Young Entrepreneurs Learning Gaming Architecture

Time: 5:00 P.M. - 6:45 P.M.

Place: Myers University, Chester Campus

Cleveland, OH 44103

Questions? Contact:

Betsey Merkel, Network Development

The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open)

Cleveland MidTown Innovation Center

4415 Euclid Ave., Suite 310

Cleveland, OH 44103 USA

Tel. 216-246-2447

Email: betseymerkel [at] aol [dot] com

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