Business is a Team Sport

Business is a Team Sport

It is Little League season. Which got me to thinking baseball is a sport that focuses a lot on individual actions: home runs, ERA, and errors are all statistics bestowed on individuals. Nevertheless, baseball IS a team sport. Rarely has there been a no hitter that...

The Importance of School Leadership

One of the most important hiring processes in our community is going on right now—that for the new Freeport School District 145 superintendent.  Why would the Greater Freeport Partnership be interested in the school district leader—after all, isn’t the Partnership’s...

Greater Freeport Partnership Workforce Initiative

Greater Freeport Partnership Workforce Initiative

This week, nearly 40 community leaders, from employers to educators to federal government training personnel, came together to learn about the Greater Freeport Partnership’s Workforce Initiative. This initiative consists of two parts—Recruitment (short-term) and Community Career Pathways (long-term). Both committees will include major employers and small businesses.