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How friendly is Minnesota to entrepreneurs?

on Mon, 06/11/2012 - 01:37

Minnesota has some great entrepreneur success stories (as I was reminded reading MN Cup applications) -- but reports in the last year say it's a declining environment for entrepreneurs. What keeps our successful start-ups going strong, and how can we use that knowledge to enrich the environment for everyone else? (Read full post)

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Why do I care about Social Entrepreneurship?

on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 19:23

I've been applying for some exciting job opportunities latelty with some great organizations, and one in particular asked some really good questions. Since answering them brought me closer to articulating my passion for social entrepreneurship and my quest about a career that helps to empower communities to develop their assets towards sustainable economic solutions. Read more...

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The thrill of September ...

on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 15:21

It has been a truly exciting start to Fall!  I'm thrilled to be back in Minneapolis, reconnecting with the city and people in it, and getting cracking on the new (and my final) semester at the Humphrey School.  Read on for some highlights on my Fall outings, as well as my new clients for the term!:

Camping at Kathio State Park, Mille Lacs, MN

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A new school year, A new blog!

on Mon, 09/05/2011 - 20:23

Congratulations, you're witnessing the birth of a brand new blog!  It's OK, I understand if you need a minute to process the magnitude of this event. 

Anyway, now that I've graduated to Drupal Gardens and have all sorts of flexibility for putting fresh content on my site, I will be working on my long-time goal of having a regularly updated blog.