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

Lift Each Other Up

by Ali Stieglbauer

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending Minnesota Monthly’s “Conversations on Tap” series, the theme being “Working Women Fight for Equality.” My boss, Sue Hawkes, was presenting on the panel and I was excited to attend. We walked into the LynLake Brewery (after only a brief complaint about the parking situation) and were greeted with a warm…

Ali StieglbauerLift Each Other Up

A Higher Sense for Helping People

by Sue Hawkes

I enjoyed interviewing Amelia Mata of Hennepin Home Health Care for my “Inspiring Women” column in Minnesota Business magazine. Read how Amelia uses her business to help others every day. “Amelia Mata leads a purpose-driven life. She grew up in the family business, Hennepin Home Health Care (HHHC), a Medicare-certified home health care agency her parents founded in 1974. She…

Sue HawkesA Higher Sense for Helping People

Voices of WEE Women

by Ali Stieglbauer

We had a fabulous time at the WPO Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD a few weeks ago. Through our Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience (WEE) program, we were able to sponsor three young women to attend the conference. The conference was filled with great content, connections, and bonding (the picture above shows a sing-along from the bar!). Featured here are guest blogs from the…

Ali StieglbauerVoices of WEE Women

"Decide!" eBook by Gino Wickman

by Ali Stieglbauer

We are excited to feature the eBook “Decide!” by EOS founder Gino Wickman. “THE ONLY REASON YOU HAVE A PROBLEM IS THAT YOU HAVEN’T MADE A DECISION. Many leaders are frozen with uncertainty, which holds their companies back from achieving their full potential. Leaders struggle with two challenges when trying to make good decisions: making bad decisions, and taking far…

Ali Stieglbauer"Decide!" eBook by Gino Wickman

Marriage Counseling for Business, Rocket Fuel for Success

by Sue Hawkes

Client Highlight: Clockwork “The Visionary lives in possibility, the Integrator lives in probability.” – Jill Young, EOS Implementer Nancy Lyons and Meghan McInerny have always had a special partnership. As leaders of Clockwork’s team, Nancy and Meghan believe their complimentary styles are one of the company’s greatest assets. Clockwork is an interactive design and technology agency that builds applications for…

Sue HawkesMarriage Counseling for Business, Rocket Fuel for Success

Conversations for Effective Action

by Sue Hawkes

Conversations for Effective Action In your work, and in your life away from work, you participate in conversations. People speak, and people listen. But more is happening than appears; promises are made, requests are made, invitations are issued, proposals for new projects are presented. Things happen in conversations. In fact, it is in conversations that people make things happen. A…

Sue HawkesConversations for Effective Action

WEE Goes to Baltimore!

by Ali Stieglbauer

We are excited to announce that through our program, the Women’s Entrepreneurial Experience (WEE), three young women have received scholarships to attend the WPO Annual Conference this week in Baltimore, MD. This conference is an international gathering of female business owners who join together to reconnect, network and learn. Our three winners, Bobbi Hansen, Hannah Schaefer and Junita Flowers, were…

Ali StieglbauerWEE Goes to Baltimore!

The Line Between Learning and Leading is a Thin One

by Sue Hawkes

I was honored to interview Kay Phillips, former co-owner and President of ATEK Companies, for my column in Minnesota Business magazine. From high school basketball captain to business owner, Kay has been leading her whole life. She draws her leadership skills from her vast career experience and credentials, yet it is her practice of continuous learning that has most shaped…

Sue HawkesThe Line Between Learning and Leading is a Thin One