Does Your Organization Need More Innovative Thinkers?

first_imgFor Immediate ReleaseContact: Bruce Seifer, Assistant Director for Economic Development, 865-7179Does Your Organization Need More Innovative Thinkers?Burlingtons Community and Economic Development Office is sponsoring a free workshop hosted by Forward Leap Consulting.Five Ways to Unleash the Creative Potential Within Your OrganizationWhen: Friday, November 9, 20077:30AM-9:30AMWhere: City Hall, conference room 12Coffee and refreshments servedThis interactive workshop will allow participants to discuss and generate solutions to innovative issues. A recent survey found 89% of responding employees felt that innovation was among their top five work priorities, 44% of those same respondents gave their organizations a low rating in how well the innovation process was understood.In this workshop you will learn:-The difference between innovation and creativity-Easy-to-implement ideas that will ignite creativity within your organization-Teamwork skills vital for collaborative innovationThis interactive workshop will also allow participants to discuss and generate solutions to innovation issues. Be prepared to use your creativity and take some great ideas back to your workplace.Register today at (802) 324-8326 or by e-mail at leslie@forwardleapconsulting.com(link sends e-mail) “I’m pleased that the City’s CEDO department and Forward Leap Consulting is helping to support businesses and other organizations with this workshop,” said Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss. “In a competitive business environment, innovation and creativity are essential. We need to encourage new ideas wherever we can find them.”CEDO offers comprehensive business assistance through partner workshops and other programs such as energy efficiency, Renewal Community tax credits, commercial space finder, business planning, technical assistance and our business loan program. Call CEDO today for more information or to set up an appointment to start your business.last_img read more

CFPB structure unconstitutional?

first_img 1SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Before you get too excited- or concerned, depending upon your take on the CFPB- the agency was not deemed to be unconstitutional.  However, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found thatthe structure of the CFPB is inappropriate.The CFPB is currently led by a single Director, (former Jeopardy champion!) Richard Cordray, a structure which was determined to have an inadequate system of checks and balances.  Rather than remove the CFPB’s powers however, the court has ordered the agency to be restructured so that the Director could be removed by the President, at will.  Currently, the Director can only be removed with cause. continue reading »last_img