1) The amount of the “how” that has and is being done in my hometown of Austin, which I am confident is one of the big “whys” Austin sits atop so many “best of” lists, and
2) That the efforts leaders go to in order to make their cities great are the same efforts CEOs engage in to make their company’s great.
McKinsey identifies three fundamental practices that great cities do well:
- achieve smart growth
- do more with less, and
- win support for change