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YESS! Newsletter February 2017

Published on February 14, 2017 Written by

Building Tomorrow’s Leaders With all that is currently going on in our world, I’ve been thinking about how the next generation will lead. What will they do in the business realm? The larger social realm? It’s up to us to be and build the leaders for our collective future. We must expose those we lead… View Article

Leaving a Leadership Legacy

Published on February 13, 2017 Written by

If you own a business or are on the leadership team of a business, you’re tasked with strategically defining what the future of your business will look like. Who will lead it into the future as you and your leadership team think of future transitions? How will you grow? What are you missing in terms… View Article

Building Leaders for a Fluid Tomorrow

Published on February 9, 2017 Written by

Client Highlight: ThreeBridge’s Boom Lab As a division of ThreeBridge Solutions, Boom Lab “builds and supports the careers of high-performing consulting professionals while providing project delivery and SAP solutions to Fortune 500 and 100 clients in nearly every industry in the Midwest,” shares Managing Partner Charlie Anderson. In a world that is changing rapidly, Boom… View Article

Guided by Tenacity and Gratitude

Published on February 2, 2017 Written by

For this month’s “Inspiring Women” column I reached out to Susan Denk, owner of White Crane Construction, because I’ve known her in many capacities over the years and have always been impressed by her leadership abilities. We are both WPO Chapter Chairs and have been clients of each other as well – Susan is a joy… View Article

Feedback Should Make You Better, Not Bitter

Published on January 12, 2017 Written by

How to Combine Feedback and FeedForward to Improve Performance When most of us hear the word “feedback,” our minds go to a place of discomfort, possibly even dread. Our palms may start to sweat as we mentally replay all the tasks we’ve worked on lately, just waiting to hear what we’ve done wrong. Sounds familiar,… View Article

Begin Again

Published on January 10, 2017 Written by

As we approach the new year, it’s common to set resolutions for what you want to change and improve. We get motivated and usually stay on track for a while. Then, a few weeks into the new year, you’re asked how those resolutions are going. “What resolutions!?,” you say. It seems inevitable when we create goals… View Article

The Wisdom of Sandy Hansen-Wolff

Published on January 6, 2017 Written by

Sandy Wolff, CEO of AgVenture Feed & Seed, shared her wisdom with Sue on the latest episode of the “Inspiring Women” podcast. Sandy discusses why she believes this is the time for women, how to move with flow instead of force, and the importance of empty space for concentrated thought. Listen to the full podcast… View Article

You Can Do It: Julie Allinson

Published on January 6, 2017 Written by

Julie Allinson, the irreverent and slightly jaded founder of eyebobs, shared the mic with Sue for another episode of the “Inspiring Women” podcast. She shares why her advice to anyone is “you can do it,” how she built her own small town at eyebobs, and what inspires her signature style. Listen to the full podcast… View Article

Collaborative Change Agent

Published on January 6, 2017 Written by

I was honored to feature my friend, Mahtab Rezai of Crux Collaborative, in my “Inspiring Women” column for Minnesota Business magazine. The fact that her feature appeared in the “Women Who Lead” issue was no accident; I admire Mahtab as a leader both personally and professionally. Collaboration is Mahtab’s leadership style and she works to… View Article

YESS! Newsletter December 2016

Published on December 13, 2016 Written by

Like many people, I feel reflective toward the end of the year and 2016 is no different. Taking the time to think about the year, both personally and professionally, gives me great clarity and informs my intentions for the coming year. As I get older, I more deeply appreciate my relationships and what people mean… View Article

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