Read this story about Pollenite Jeff Tollefson and his journey from venture capitalist to executive director of the nonprofit Minnesota Social Venture Partners.
Peter Horan speaks about disaster movies, what makes once-household-name brands crumble, and what a brand needs to do to stay viable in an unpredictable world.
The InCommons Connect For Health Challenge has narrowed down their three finalists up for a $100,000 grant. Public voting will determine the grantee, and online voting closes on July 20th.
Arts Midwest has announced the 15 arts organizations to participate in ArtsLAb, their intensive training and mentorship program designed to give arts nonprofits the tools and skills be be self-sustaining.
The Westminster Presbyterian Church of Minneapolis is planning on building 150 affordable housing units over the next five years.
Job Hunting? Check out this short but potent list of tips for jobseekers with Pollenite Paul DeBettignies.
Minneapolis was ranked the 22nd best US city for business by Forbes.
What needs to be done in education to expand the entrepreneur class? Can entrepreneurship be taught? Carl Schramm of the Harvard Business Review thinks so.
According to research from Facebook shared in the New York Times, everyone in the world is connected by four degrees of separation, not six.
The New Yorker profiles what they consider the five key talks in the history of TED.
Ever wonder what it’s like to build roller coasters? Or what it’s like to drive a rally car through San Francisco? Find out in these captivating videos.
Calls to Action
A new leadership development cohort is being started in Minneapolis, headed up by the President of Crown College, Rick Mann. Membership is limited to 15 members.
Minnesota Public Radio is accepting applications for their Twin Cities Community Advisory Council. The council is designed to get feedback from listeners and members to strengthen MPR’s programming.
The Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans program (TOYM) is currently accepting nominations for their 2012 recognition program for outstanding young leaders.
Want to make good things happen in the world? GOOD Magazine’s GOOD Maker could help make your dreams a reality.
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