To say this election season has been divisive would be an understatement. People are vehemently passionate on both sides of the aisle, and it's safe to assume everyone has something to say about it. Before we continue to degrade our opposition and hurl negative and nasty comments at each other, we should stop and think how - in the face of inevitable and uncertain change - opposing groups may need to start working together.
We think it's safe to say that many in the industry are gearing up for IEDC's annual conference, which is approaching almost too quickly. And whether you're attending or not, it's likely the conference is playing some role in your recent day-to-day activities: registering for sessions, having conversations with other economic developers planning to attend, ensuring your organization will be well represented in Cleveland, reaching out to set up one-on-one meetings, or creating materials to use as follow up for when the commotion settles, likely the beginning of Q4.