Category: Videos and Podcasts

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 […]

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 […]

A Higher Sense for Helping People

Published on May 3, 2016 Written by

I enjoyed interviewing Amelia Mata of Hennepin Home Health Care for my “Inspiring Women” column in Minnesota Business magazine. Read how Amelia uses her business to help others every day. “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 […]

The Line Between Learning and Leading is a Thin One

Published on March 30, 2016 Written by

I was honored to interview Kay Phillips, former co-owner and President of ATEK Companies, for my column in Minnesota Business magazine. From high school basketball captain to business owner, Kay has been leading her whole life. She draws her leadership skills from her vast career experience and credentials, yet it is her practice of continuous […]

Do the Next Right Thing

Published on March 1, 2016 Written by

I was happy to interview Kate Grathwol, CEO of Vision Loss Resources, for my monthly column in Minnesota Business magazine. She’s earned the nickname “Kate the Great” from her WPO group for her wise and happy demeanor, which she says is a result of always doing “the next right thing.” “Let me begin by stating the […]

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 […]

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 […]