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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

The Gift of Time

Published on December 12, 2016 Written by

Client Highlight: Carla Anderson of C. Anderson Associates  There are many ways to be generous. We’re all likely to receive a number of gift cards, gift baskets and delectable treats delivered to our offices. All are appreciated – it shows the person or company thought of you and wanted to show their gratitude for the… View Article

Reflect All Year with a Clarity Break™

Published on December 11, 2016 Written by

As another year rushes to a close, most of us feel compelled to reflect and take stock of the year. We’ll ask ourselves things like, what did I accomplish? What did I contribute? What did I learn? What is unfinished? While these reflections are timely, waiting until year-end provides a last minute, rearview mirror look… View Article

Bigger Vision for the Future

Published on November 29, 2016 Written by

When I decided to feature my friend, former EOS client and WPO colleague Julie Allinson, Founder and President of eyebobs, I knew I was in for a laugh. Never one to disappoint, Julie did have a few of her famous one-liners but also opened up about growing eyebobs, selling part of the business, and now letting… View Article

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