EOS Self-Implementer Workshop

by Ali Stieglbauer

We are excited to announce we are hosting an EOS Self-Implementer Workshop. EOS®, the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, is a comprehensive business system, integrating a holistic business model with a complete set of simple business tools and a proven business process to align and synchronize all the pieces of your business to produce the results you want. We want to help…

Ali StieglbauerEOS Self-Implementer Workshop

Passion for Process (and Relationships)

by Sue Hawkes

Client Highlight: Guaranty Commercial Title Guaranty Commercial Title (GCT), is passionate about creating rewarding relationships. GCT closes commercial real estate transactions including the purchase and sale, refinance and construction projects for commercial buildings. CEO Wendy Ethen acquired the company in 2004 and since then has revamped its core focus and way of doing business. As a boutique firm, GCT offers…

Sue HawkesPassion for Process (and Relationships)

Hidden Strengths

by Sue Hawkes

I am so excited to feature my friend and WPO colleague Julie Causey, Chairman Emeritus of Western Bank. Julie inspires me with her commitment to excellence both in her personal and professional life. After the sale of Western Bank, Julie has dedicated her efforts to board work and a new love of CrossFit. Check out the feature below and read…

Sue HawkesHidden Strengths

Build Bridges, Not Walls

by Sue Hawkes

I’ve been presenting on effective communication for 27 years now, and it has consistently made me check myself as well as my results. Like anyone, I can go on “autopilot” and lose focus on being intentional with my messages. When this happens, I revert to saying things the way it’s most comfortable for me to communicate because that is easiest…

Sue HawkesBuild Bridges, Not Walls

"Get a Grip" Chapter 1 Download

by Ali Stieglbauer

Wondering what implementing the EOS Process looks like within a company? Read Get a Grip: An Entrepreneurial Fable, the second book in the EOS trilogy. Authors Gino Wickman and Mike Paton tell the story of a fictional company and their journey through the Process. Download the first chapter and read about the change EOS can bring to your company. As the…

Ali Stieglbauer"Get a Grip" Chapter 1 Download

An Introvert in an Extroverted World

by Sue Hawkes

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 like. When you get beyond…

Sue HawkesAn Introvert in an Extroverted World

Grief in Action

by Sue Hawkes

When I started to write this introduction for our June newsletter, it was in the wake of my father passing away. For five of the six weeks following his death, members of our family were in hospitals for various emergency situations. I found myself dealing with each event as it occurred, and postponed the grief to deal with each week’s…

Sue HawkesGrief in Action

Family Business

by Sue Hawkes

Minneapolis Glass Company is dedicated to serving its family, and that family extends beyond the family who owns the company. Jennifer Lang and Matt Horovitz, a sister and brother team, now run the company their father ran before them. Minneapolis Glass serves the Twin Cities and surrounding area by fabricating and installing custom architectural glass and glazing products. Their glass…

Sue HawkesFamily Business

Leading With Values, Changing With Consensus

by Sue Hawkes

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 LLP has been going through…

Sue HawkesLeading With Values, Changing With Consensus