[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] January 2013

[#mnrising Dispatch] January 2013 Having survived the prophesied end of the world and taken in an historic presidential inauguration, 2013 is already full of indications that the beginning is near. As we consider how to spend our days in this coming year, we do so with an increasingly clear sense of the unique calling of … Continue reading

[Blog Buddies] MinnPost: Civic policy making in practice among the Millennials

Thanks to MinnPost for picking up my commentary for the Fall 2012 edition of the Citizens League’s Minnesota Journal, entitled, “Next steps, now: Civic policy making in practice among the Millennials.” Please consider joining us as we look to expand the Minnesota Rising Cascading Conversations Tour this year – we’re looking for Advance Team members, … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: Elect Her – Campus Women Win

The 113th Congress may boast a record-breaking 20 female senators, but that still isn’t quite near 50/50. To get more women on the congressional or presidential path, we’ve got to start sooner and begin more locally. AAUW and Running Start are partnering with the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities to host the Elect Her … Continue reading

The greatest good

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.”  -Benjamin Disraeli

[Friday Fun] @MTV Insights Millennial Makers

You may wonder why they don’t play music videos anymore, but maybe it’s because MTV has been hard at work garnering insights about the Millennial generation’s impact on different areas of culture and commerce as we come of age. @MTVInsights recently introduced the “Millennial Makers,” three characters who depict how Millennials are empowered by tech, … Continue reading

You’re Invited | B.Y.O.B. Breakfast of Champions Series

Bring your own breakfast and YNPN Twin Cities will serve up a healthy side of leadership! Register for the B.Y.O.B. Breakfast of Champions Series to get the inside scoop on how three nonprofit leaders made their way to the top and what advice they can share as you journey on your path. Make 2013 your … Continue reading

You’re Invited: What I Wish I Knew series featuring Tom Warth of Books for Africa

Feeling pressed for time in all the change-making you’ve got on your agenda? Consider the potential to avoid having to personally learn some key lessons the hard way, by gaining first-hand accounts of the challenges and difficult situations community leaders have faced and overcome to realize their dreams. Fourth Generation invites you to take part … Continue reading

You’re Invited: Emerging Leaders Think + A Drink

The Greater Twin Cities United Way Emerging Leaders invites you for a Think + A Drink with Jody Thron of The Center for Good Work. As part of the invitation to an intentional life and intentional leadership, the evening’s facilitated conversation will focus on discovering your core purpose and passion. We can all think and … Continue reading

How to serve

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos “I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found out how to serve.”   – Albert Schweitzer

You’re Invited: Matt Booth at the Minnesota Jaycees Annual Convention!

We’re pleased to pass along the following invitation from the Minnesota Jaycees for local emerging leaders to attend their upcoming professional development opportunity featuring Matt Booth. While Matt will be offering a couple of sessions throughout the day, the “Chase your Dreams” seminar seems particularly helpful for those among us who have not yet finalized … Continue reading

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