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Showing posts from November, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing everyone a happy, and safe, Thanksgiving among family, friends and community.

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Opportunity: 2014 Public Sector Innovation Seminar

Calling all public sector leaders:

Do you work to identify current and future community needs? Do you strive to work in innovative ways across boundaries to meet those needs? If so, consider attending the 2014 Public Sector Innovation Seminar.

Happening on Friday, December 5 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, participants will hear a keynote address from Dr. Sandford Borins, Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Toronto Scarborough, on guiding innovation in the public sector. The keynote is followed by three workshop sessions that will stimulate innovative thinking for developing solutions that will benefit Minnesota.

For the seminar schedule, additional information, and registration, visit

Learn: Listen, learn... then lead

Four-star general Stanley McChrystal shares what he learned about creating a shared purpose among people of many ages and skill sets. Does this sound like your community or workplace? Watch to learn the lessons he has to share.

Opportunity: Rural Entrepreneurship / Engaging Partners in Youth Development

Are you curious about how rural entrepreneurship can power the rural economy? Do you work with youth through 4-H and want to identify strategies to develop deeper bonds to their rural community?

The talented folks from the Center for Rural Studies at Sam Houston State University will be doing free presentations on these two topics on November 13, 2014. You can attend in-person in St. Paul or virtually via webinar.

For more information and a full description of both presentations, visit the registration page.