Category Archives: Michael Shuman

Ten “Shocking Truths” About Small Business from Michael Shuman

The following compilation of shocking truths was presented by economist, author, attorney, entrepreneur and ComCap16 keynote speaker, Michael Shuman, during his session, Small Business is Not a “Day“, and is shared in no particular order, because they’re...

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Michael Shuman Gives Us the Facts on Local Economies

Any conversation about growing your local economy likely begins and ends with Michael Shuman. He is an internationally recognized expert on the topic—in fact, he wrote the book on the matter, or four to be exact. Michael Shuman is...

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Michael Shuman on Pollinators, Social Enterprise and Remaking Economic Development

Michael H. Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, entrepreneur, and one of the world’s leading experts on community economics. (He is not, however, a famous rock drummer).  His eighth book, (we think, we’ve lost count) The Local Economy Solution: How Innovative Self-Financing “Pollinator” Enterprises Can Grow Jobs and Prosperity, takes on the economic development profession […]