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Cities shares insights on a particular topic, challenge, trend, or political situation through the lens of local markets. Our contributors are members of a Business Journals Leadership Trust. If you're interested in become a member, find out if you qualify at https://trust.bizjournals.com

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Cities shares insights on a particular topic, challenge, trend, or political situation through the lens of local markets. Our contributors are members of a Business Journals Leadership Trust. If you're interested in become a member, find out if you qualify at https://trust.bizjournals.com

    How the Pandemic Highlights Digital Inequality

    How the Pandemic Highlights Digital Inequality

    Todd Marks, CEO of Mindgrub, discusses the work that Mindgrub does to bridge the digital divide, how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted this inequality, and why we need to have a government that prioritizes big goals and takes bold action.

    • 37 min
    Aligning Your Senior Leaders in Times of Change

    Aligning Your Senior Leaders in Times of Change

    Brett Simpson joins the podcast for the second episode in our series, “The Future of Work.” Simpson is the managing director of Elevate Simply and a member of the Kansas City Business Journal Leadership Trust. He’ll discuss what alignment means, the fact that senior leadership teams likely aren’t in alignment around basics such as company purpose or priorities, and how chaotic times like the coronavirus pandemic highlight the need for alignment to ensure the future viability of companies.

    • 30 min
    Optimizing Your Workspace

    Optimizing Your Workspace

    Courtnay Bradley joins the podcast for the first episode in our Future of Work series, “Optimizing Your Workspace.” Bradley is the founder and chief purpose officer of Trilogie and a member of the Kansas City Business Journal Leadership Trust. She discusses how companies need to think about the future of their workspace (which is more than just furniture!).

    • 32 min
    A New Jobs Plan: Reduce Friction in the Hiring Process

    A New Jobs Plan: Reduce Friction in the Hiring Process

    Ed Barrientos joins the podcast for the third episode in our series, “Startup Nation.” Barrientos is the Chairman and CEO of Brazen Technologies and a member of the Washington Business Journal Leadership Trust. He discusses how less friction and pre-interviews with job candidates can help reduce the time and cost of hiring talent.

    • 28 min
    Is Austin Still Weird?

    Is Austin Still Weird?

    Eugene Sepulveda joins the podcast for the second episode in our series, “Start Up Nation”. Sepulveda is the CEO of Entrepreneur Foundation and a member of the Austin Business Journal Leadership Trust. He’ll discuss how Austin is attracting early-stage companies and the impact of startups on Austin’s storied culture.

    • 30 min
    The Invisible Crisis of Youth Homelessness

    The Invisible Crisis of Youth Homelessness

    Sherilyn Adams joins the podcast for the second episode in our series, “The Inequality Dilemma.” Adams is the Executive Director of Larkin Street Youth Services and a member of the San Francisco Business Times Leadership Trust. She discusses the invisible crisis of youth homelessness, the reasons it happens, and what San Francisco and other cities can do to help.

    • 25 min

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