Female Leaders | Make a Name for Yourself in a Male-Dominated Industry, with Lori Rasmussen

January 8, 2020 4:00 am Author:

Female Leaders | Kicking Ass in a Male-Dominated Industry In 2004, Lori Rasmussen entered the family business and started learning the ins and outs of the automotive industry. Since then, she has assumed responsibility for all facets of the business, including operations, sales and marketing, finance, and strategic planning. Her company, PARS, offers transport solutions, […]

Female Leaders | Discovering the Third Option, with Shannon Miles

December 18, 2019 4:00 am Author:

Female Leaders | At a Crossroads As female leaders, we often reach a crossroads where it feels like we have to choose between work and family instead of following a natural path. It is an illusion that Shannon Miles knows all too well. After working towards her dream job for four years, Shannon and her […]

Female Entrepreneur | Overcoming Generational Differences in the Workplace, with Laura Kelly

December 11, 2019 4:00 am Author:

Female entrepreneur Laura has spent over 25 years in consulting – solving problems for companies across the US. In 2008 she started Keyot with her sister and brother-in-law and focused on creative workforce solutions centered around business and technology project delivery. Keyot services include “renting” senior leaders who are experienced problem solvers and change managers […]

Effectiveness | Giving Back to the Small Business Community, with Amanda Brinkman

December 4, 2019 4:00 am Author:

Amanda Brinkman is the Chief Brand and Communications Officer at Deluxe Corporation and creator, producer and host of the hit series “Small Business Revolution,” which was named among Inc. Magazine’s top shows for entrepreneurs. In the inspirational reality show, Brinkman showcases her love for small towns by spearheading efforts to revitalize entire communities by increasing […]

Core Values | Betting on Yourself, with Michele Henry

November 27, 2019 4:00 am Author:

Michele knew at a very young age she wanted to be an entrepreneur. Heading her father's construction crew before the age of 20, she wasn’t afraid of hard work or manual labor and she had built strong core values. She swapped construction boots for stilettos and started PRIMP, a cheap-chic boutique, in 2010. With eight […]

Lady Boss | Share Your Leadership Journey, with Julie Causey

November 20, 2019 4:00 am Author:

Julie Causey is Chairman Emeritus of Western Bank and on the Board of Directors of $6B Fairview Health System and the Board of Trustees of Minnesota Public Radio. She served on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and as the Audit/Finance Committee Chair of the $1B HealthEast Care System until its merger with Fairview. She […]

Core Values | Intentional Culture, with Jennifer Smith

November 13, 2019 4:00 am Author:

Jennifer Smith is recognized as a ‘culture innovator,’ creating workplaces where people love to work and are inspired to make a difference. As the Founder and CEO of Innovative Office Solutions, Jennifer’s mission is to inspire people to love what they do and who they do it with while living out the company’s core values. […]

Running Your Business | Navigating an Industry Transformation, with Lynne Robertson

November 6, 2019 4:00 am Author:

A marketing provocateur cross-trained in the discipline of brand development and the rigor of retail promotion, Lynne is the CEO/Owner of FAME. She has orchestrated hundreds of national campaigns for blue-chip, retail and packaged goods marketers in all channels of trade including Target, Dreamworks, IMG, General Mills, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise. […]

Balance | The Intersection of Work and Family, with Lynn Souza

October 30, 2019 4:00 am Author:

As CEO of Kyber Security, Lynn Souza has combined her 20+ years of experience in technology with her innate leadership skills and passion in order to set a new bar for excellence in cybersecurity services. Lynn is a hard-driving, goal-oriented professional who has blazed a trail for herself as one of the few female CEOs […]