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Passion for Process (and Relationships)

Published on August 7, 2016 Written by

Client Highlight: Guaranty Commercial Title Guaranty Commercial Title (GCT), is passionate about creating rewarding relationships. GCT closes commercial real estate transactions including the purchase and sale, refinance and construction projects for commercial buildings. CEO Wendy Ethen acquired the company in 2004 and since then has revamped its core focus and way of doing business. As… View Article

Hidden Strengths

Published on August 3, 2016 Written by

I am so excited to feature my friend and WPO colleague Julie Causey, Chairman Emeritus of Western Bank. Julie inspires me with her commitment to excellence both in her personal and professional life. After the sale of Western Bank, Julie has dedicated her efforts to board work and a new love of CrossFit. Check out… View Article

Build Bridges, Not Walls

Published on August 2, 2016 Written by

I’ve been presenting on effective communication for 27 years now, and it has consistently made me check myself as well as my results. Like anyone, I can go on “autopilot” and lose focus on being intentional with my messages. When this happens, I revert to saying things the way it’s most comfortable for me to… View Article

“Get a Grip” Chapter 1 Download

Published on July 17, 2016 Written by

Wondering what implementing the EOS Process looks like within a company? Read Get a Grip: An Entrepreneurial Fable, the second book in the EOS trilogy. Authors Gino Wickman and Mike Paton tell the story of a fictional company and their journey through the Process. Download the first chapter and read about the change EOS can bring… View Article

An Introvert in an Extroverted World

Published on July 7, 2016 Written by

I was so excited for the opportunity to interview my friend and client Nancy Lyons, CEO of Clockwork, for my “Inspiring Women” column in Minnesota Business magazine.  If you’ve met Nancy Lyons, you’d be confident in thinking she’s an extrovert.  She mixes well, has a wicked sense of humor and is an easy person to… View Article

Grief in Action

Published on June 14, 2016 Written by

When I started to write this introduction for our June newsletter, it was in the wake of my father passing away. For five of the six weeks following his death, members of our family were in hospitals for various emergency situations. I found myself dealing with each event as it occurred, and postponed the grief… View Article

Family Business

Published on June 6, 2016 Written by

Minneapolis Glass Company is dedicated to serving its family, and that family extends beyond the family who owns the company. Jennifer Lang and Matt Horovitz, a sister and brother team, now run the company their father ran before them. Minneapolis Glass serves the Twin Cities and surrounding area by fabricating and installing custom architectural glass… View Article

Leading With Values, Changing With Consensus

Published on June 6, 2016 Written by

I was so excited to feature Beth Leonard and Kimpa Moss of Lurie LLP in this month’s Inspiring Women column. I have officed at Lurie for a number of years and have seen the incredible changes the firm has gone through due to Beth and Kimpa’s leadership. “In case you hadn’t noticed, accounting firm Lurie… View Article

Client Appreciation Party

Published on June 2, 2016 Written by

We are excited to celebrate with you at our Client Appreciation Party! Here’s a teaser, skippers!  

Lift Each Other Up

Published on May 18, 2016 Written by

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending Minnesota Monthly’s “Conversations on Tap” series, the theme being “Working Women Fight for Equality.” My boss, Sue Hawkes, was presenting on the panel and I was excited to attend. We walked into the LynLake Brewery (after only a brief complaint about the parking situation) and… View Article


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