Mark Denson, director of business attraction at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, gives a unique perspective on Detroit's current resurgence and its roots in the planning that led to Detroit hosting the Super Bowl in 2006. Listen as Mark shares his observations of the Detroit story from his unique perspective.
“Our problems were great and in that we needed great and creative solutions to move the city forward.” (4:53)
“Completing projects, making a difference in a visible way and creating partnerships to make these things happen.” (7:45)
(4:24) Dig out the hope factor. Sell the vision and make believers. (7:29) Manage expectations by delivering. (8:26) Invest in deep thought and think into the future. (12:31) Shake the trees. (16:31) Creating a sustainable growth cycle.
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