Current Issue: May 2016
The (Real) power of the people
High Impact Leadership through Emotional IntelligenceMay 4, 2016, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PMMAP for Nonprofits, St. Paul
The 12th annual MN Cup competition will close its application round at 11:59 PM on Friday, May 6.
Jamie Tincher, Chief of Staff for Governor Dayton
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton’s Chief of Staff Jaime Tincher is leading an effort to create a 21st-century workforce in our state with these 7 key strategic elements:
For many business leaders, public speaking is a chore, not a hobby. Others don’t mind it so much — but they’re not about to quit their day jobs. It’s rare to encounter someone who can step on stage or stand up in a boardroom and clearly, fluently, persuasively hold forth, hitting all the right notes along the way.
Tyler Stusynski, protégé (left) Keith Mickelson, mentor (right) of Super Radiator Coils
As Boomers reach their retirement years, manufacturers are trying to make sure they pass along their accumulated wisdom to the incoming Millennial workers. While the younger generation may excel in certain technical skills and what they have learned in school, they have much to learn in terms of the practical skills that are only acquired through years of experience.
From the North Star State’s days as a frostbitten frontier territory through the heady Minnesota Miracle years, our banking industry was a bastion of male privilege. That’s no longer entirely the case, though change indisputably comes slowly in this most risk-averse vocation. These four women banking leaders each broke the mold in their own way — and three are still breaking it.
High style at a low price. In the Twin Cities, frugal fashionistas know to cruise the racks at their neighborhood Primp boutique for apparel that’s sharp and sassy.
From its arts institutions, to its educational landmarks, to its medical facilities, to its innovative social programs, life in Minnesota has long been enhanced by a practice of generosity established by some of its wealthiest residents and best-known corporate citizens.
Amelia Mata leads a purpose-driven life. She grew up in the family business, Hennepin Home Health Care (HHHC), a Medicare-certified home health care agency her parents founded in 1974.
A genuine, kind and energetic leader, Rob Holt has grown a $30 million business to $80 million in 15 years. He is president of Super Radiator Coils (SRC), a quiet giant of a business that knows how to be better than the best: They are an only.
Today’s leaders fail when they put self-interest ahead of company interests,” says Bill George, professor at Harvard Business School and the former CEO of Medtronic. He was speaking to a crowd of nearly 800 in Brooklyn Center during the annual Allied Executives Business & Economic Outlook Event.
Did you know that 70% of corporate strategies fail to meet their objectives? I think we can agree that’s a dismal statistic. But what’s not as clear is why failure occurs — and how your company can beat the odds.
Kerry Dikken, expert sandblaster and owner of Blasted Art Inc. specializes in creative sandblasted glasswork seen throughout the Twin Cities.