Role Reversal

    “I’m the dumbest guy in the room.” – Ben Milne, CEO of Dwolla   Growing up, I was always the “smartest guy in the class”.  I knew more about current events, sports, and miscellaneous facts than all of the other kids in school.  One classmate asked if she could have my brain so … More Role Reversal

The Capital City at the Crossroads?

  The Community Foundation of Des Moines and the Greater Des Moines Partnership have launched a initiative to develop of a new five-year vision strategy for the Golden Circle/Greater Des Moines (or Capital) region called “Capital Crossroads.” The initiative have stated that there are challenges to address, despite the region’s overall quality of life being … More The Capital City at the Crossroads?

Projects are good…as long as we stay “afloat”

This week, 160 Des Moines area business and government leaders head out to Washington, D.C. to lobby for financial funding for projects that will enhance the quality of life. The Register has a special section on the next several years that Des Moines will face, address, and do. There are numerous concepts and plans that … More Projects are good…as long as we stay “afloat”