Milan Wall — 20 Clues to Rural Community Survival

Milan Wall is the founder and Co-Director of Nebraska’s Heartland Center for Leadership Development, with over 40 years of experience working with rural communities across the United States and Canada.He is co-author of a number of publications on leadership and community development, including The Entrepreneurial Community: A Strategic Leadership Approach to Community Survival, and Clues to Rural Community Survival. From “towns that are too small have no future,” to “industrial recruitment is the best strategy for economic development,” to “the ‘best people’ leave small towns as soon as they can,” in his Day Two Keeping It Rural workshop, Milan shattered many of the myths that often stand as impediments to communities rolling up their sleeves, assessing their assets, and making something exciting happen!