PVSONow

MD066: Makerspace Development Turns Work into a Benefit of Service

Play

It’s well past time to talk about why “work” should a benefit of military service. For too long, we talked about “be all you can be in the military” and not enough about what happens after military service is completed. To be clear, we are not talking a guarantee of a job. We are not …

MD066: Makerspace Development Turns Work into a Benefit of ServiceRead More »

MD064: Happy Holidays and Thank You for Your Support

Play

Makerspace Development efforts require both empowered creatives and enthusiastic fans to be successful. Fans are people who may never create a single project in your makerspace. They simply support the idea of a makerspace and are willing to talk about the worthiness of your cause. Here at MakerspaceDevelopment.com, we know the value of fans and …

MD064: Happy Holidays and Thank You for Your SupportRead More »

MD063: Why US needs Small-Town Makerspace Development Options?

Play

Whenever small-town community leaders are asked about using makerspace development to help returning veterans, they almost always talk about real estate inventory and critical mass. In fact, most Americans don’t view makerspace development as a necessity like rural electrification. Instead, they view it as an amenity much like a local museum or a gift shop. …

MD063: Why US needs Small-Town Makerspace Development Options?Read More »

MD059: Happy Thanksgiving to You and Yours

Play

For me, holidays are always about children. And no holiday more than Thanksgiving. The reason is that children start with an enormous sense of optimism. As makerspace developers, we must either retain or recapture that can-do attitude. America needs us to re-skill its workers and empower them take on the challenges that lie ahead. So, …

MD059: Happy Thanksgiving to You and YoursRead More »

MD057: Completing the Mission on behalf the Returning Vets

Play

You 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 post-Globalism Tests. It means creating an …

MD057: Completing the Mission on behalf the Returning VetsRead More »