All courses by Zachary Alexander

  • MD057: Completing the Mission on behalf the Returning Vets

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadYou may want to talk about “completing the mission,” whenever you talk about helping returning veterans using makerspace development. Otherwise, economic developers may think you’re talking about building a makerspace dedicated solely to returning veterans. Using makerspace development to help vets, generally, entails developing services that address the five […]

  • MD056: Resurrecting Makerspace Development Conversations Project

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBack in 2015, I started a project that I’m now calling the Makerspace Development Conversations project. Back then it didn’t even have a project name. Unfortunately, MakerspaceDevelopment.com was such a new resource that the project couldn’t be supported properly. Now it’s different. Now we have over 50 podcasts and […]

  • MD055: Announcing the Launch of PVSONow.com

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe discussions about how to use makerspace development to help returning veterans re-enter the business world have intensified significantly. Almost all of the economic developers I’ve spoken to seem very interested helping returning veterans become entrepreneurs. However, most haven’t considered the benefits of using makerspace development as a corner […]

  • MD054: Why so little Makerspace Development hurts Vets.

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI’ve spent a lot of time recently talking with economic developers from all over the United States. Almost everyone agrees on the value of makerspace development. They, also, see why makerspace development is important to returning veterans. Because Iraq II era veterans are starting business at a much lower […]

  • MD053: Labor Day needs more Makerspace Development

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLabor Day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. Few people will argue with the importance of celebrating American workers, especially in an election year. What’s missing is a discussion about how we the people can collectively ensure the economic well-being of all US citizens. […]