Category: YESS! Programs

Out of the Rut

Published on March 25, 2016 Written by

Originally featured in the Appreciation at Work blog. Have you ever felt like you were in a rut or experiencing a particularly low point in your life? It’s times like these when we feel down, hopeless and stuck. This can run the spectrum of significance, such as being bored at work to grieving the death […]

WEE Take 2- A Success!

Published on March 9, 2016 Written by

Our second event for the Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience (WEE) was a success! There were over 50 women in attendance, with different generations learning from and being inspired by each other. Content was shared, connections were made, and we appreciate the support of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) Minnesota chapters and members for spending their evening […]

March WEE Event!

Published on March 2, 2016 Written by

We are excited to announce our next Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience (WEE) event will be Tuesday, March 8, 5:30-7:30pm at Clockwork Active Media! It will be another evening filled with content and connections being made between the Minnesota chapter of the Women Presidents’ Organization and young women in the community. There will be a panel, one-on-one […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Finding Meaning

Published on October 5, 2015 Written by

Finding Meaning Doesn’t it feel like the holidays begin earlier and earlier each year? It seems that Halloween candy is out in the stores the minute school supplies are purchased, and Thanksgiving starts knocking on November 1st. Although I could use a little more breathing room between the celebrations, the holiday spirit does get me […]