Have you read the book “Good to Great” by James Collins? I find myself re-reading the context and my scribbles within the pages on a regular occasion. The highlighted notations remind me that great is hard. Passion is what fuels my will for greatness, but even passion can be tested.
"When [what you are deeply passionate about, what you can be best in the world at and what drives your economic engine] come together, not only does your work move toward greatness, but so does
If you had told me 15 years ago that the attitudes and culture of Wabash Valley residents regarding the Wabash River would completely change and that we would have complete and continued cooperation from local, state and federal elected officials to work towards that end, I would have been both encouraged and skeptical. As a member of the Terre Haute City Council and a long-time RiverSCAPE board member (as a city council liaison), I get excited when I witness incredible coope
Many of the recent questions I get as I am in meetings in Terre Haute or simply out in the community deal with Rose-Hulman acquiring the land across the street from campus. With this column, I thought I would try to provide some information about the land acquisition, Rose-Hulman’s potential use of the property and our planning process moving ahead. Let me try to provide some context or basic information before I start talking about the property. Rose-Hulman officially acquir
BY KATIE SHANE Director of Member Engagement Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce As active members of the Terre Haute community, we, the staff of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce consider ourselves lucky to be connected with so many different businesses throughout Terre Haute and the entire Wabash Valley. Our members are diverse, different and vast. We include businesses that bake homemade dog treats, ones that serve up chef created dishes each night, ones that load up trucks
It is often said the wheels of progress are slow to turn. This is a truth our community has come to realize. In our situation, the wheels of progress have been slower to turn than they have in nearby communities. It is also true that Terre Haute has a potential that surrounding communities should be envious of. Five institutions of higher education call Terre Haute or Vigo County home, a majority of them nationally recognized. Terre Haute's museums can compete with those of a