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Practice Makes Perfect: Do the Work

Published on February 8, 2016 Written by

Client Highlight: Supportive Living Solutions Supportive Living Solutions (SLS) is a family-owned business that has been bettering our community for three generations. SLS was started by Virginia Arrigoni, a recovering alcoholic who wanted to help other alcoholics find a better, sober life as she did. In 1973 Virginia started a halfway house in her own […]

The Art of the Possible

Published on January 29, 2016 Written by

I loved interviewing my friend, client and fellow WPO member Lisa David of eCapital Advisors for my “Inspiring Women” column in Minnesota Business magazine. Read how Lisa creates “the art of the possible” wherever she goes! “Making it all possible is a theme in all aspects of Lisa David’s life. Driven by both her intense […]

WEE in the News!

Published on January 29, 2016 Written by

We are so excited (hence the above pic!) to see the Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience (WEE) getting covered in the news! We hope that we will be able to reach a broader audience of young women and show them the wonderful opportunities entrepreneurialism and small business can provide. Thank you to our sponsors, Lurie LLP and Maslon LLP […]

Leadership Lessons From the Heartland

Published on January 27, 2016 Written by

When I think of leadership, Becky Roloff is the embodiment of what it means to lead well. You enter her orange-walled, inspiration-laden YWCA office and are greeted with warmth. You can’t enter a conversation without feeling her devotion to the mission of eliminating racism and empowering women — it’s not only on the walls, it […]

Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience (WEE)

Published on January 5, 2016 Written by

We at YESS! are excited to announce the creation of the Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience (WEE). This is a mentoring program for young women that Sue Hawkes and Ali Stieglbauer (a mother-daughter team) started in partnership with the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO). The program hopes to help young women ages 18-30 learn more about the world […]

Now I See What Can Be

Published on January 5, 2016 Written by

A warm Arizona breeze hits my face as we step out of the Uber and I am confronted with beaming bright sunlight, so much brighter than the current gray Minnesota weather I’m used to. I reach for my sunglasses and clumsily rush to grab my luggage, clearly not an experienced traveler yet. As we walk […]

Reflect on the Past, Commit to the Future

Published on December 7, 2015 Written by

Reflect on the Past, Commit to the Future As we enter the last weeks of 2015, it is important to take time and reflect. It seems to be the natural time of year to look back, appreciate the highs and learn from the lows while anticipating the future. Ideally we’d reflect more often than once […]

Focus Leads to Success- EOS Client Highlight: Mirror Show Management

Published on December 7, 2015 Written by

Focus Leads to Success EOS Client Highlight: Mirror Show Management December is a time of reflection and commitment, and we’re excited to feature our client Mirror Show Management (MSM) as an example of how focus has propelled their success. MSM exemplifies what it means to be diligent about their target market and Core Focus, recognizing […]

There Wasn’t a Job So She Built a Company

Published on October 23, 2015 Written by

There Wasn’t a Job So She Built a Company Client Highlight: Susan Denk of White Crane Construction Susan Denk, owner of White Crane Construction, didn’t always plan on becoming an entrepreneur. After working in management for one of the largest construction firms in the U.S. for more than 20 years, Susan moved to Minnesota to […]

You Can’t Fly If You Don’t Try

Published on October 23, 2015 Written by

You Can’t Fly If You Don’t Try In our family, I’m usually the risk taker and rule-breaker with adrenaline-fueled ideas. This makes life an adventure, and more often than not, Kevin or one of our kids will get on board and join in. During our recent trip to Aspen, our entire family held a commitment ceremony followed by […]