.: Will the real Olive Allen Please Stand Up? :. A look at the Star Tribune opinion piece…

“Using a pen name guts the accountability that underpins journalism.” – Jeremy Barr, Poynter The Star Tribune printed a seriously misguided op-ed this morning on Jason McLean’s sordid history within the Minneapolis community. McLean, proprietor and owner of Loring Pasta Bar and the Varsity Theater, is currently being investigated for sexual assault and abuse dating…

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.: Agape :. Letting go to let love…

I have a memory… It’s late 2013 and I sit upstairs in the middle of the night. David Gray’s, “This Year’s Love” is playing for seemingly hundredth time on Pandora. Listening to every lyric- every element, in an attempt to study, almost as if it pray, I lose myself in sincerity. “This year’s love had…

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.:Ruthless: Not giving it all away for free:.

“It is our responsibility as leaders to pull talent up with us. We need to always be sending the elevator back down. However, valuing my own time doesn’t make me a ‘bitch.’ It makes me an effective leader and a good example for other women.” – Kate Downing Khaled  I’ve been filling up every moment…

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.: Look. See. Feel. :. Only then can I understand…

I’ve always hated the emotions I felt when I’ve seen a roadside monument. The plastic flowers and wooden cross have always symbolized someone’s loss to me. I didn’t feel an attachment because I haven’t known the individual or the circumstances in which they died. I’ve been so comfortable as I drive by and look away,…

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.: Guest Post :. Erik Hillesheim on MPACT

As I’ve become more involved with the entrepreneur community I’ve come to realize there are many different types of entrepreneurs – all with their own specialties. There are tech people, products people, service people, and another group that’d I’d more specifically like to focus on. Towards the end of the year I stumbled across MPACT…

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