[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] April 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] April 2014 If April showers (and snows) bring May flowers, then no it’s wonder we’ve got so much blooming next month! Minnesota Rising will celebrate our 5th birthday, reprise theFail Lab: Failing Into the Future at bushCONNECT, and host the Imagine Lab: New Paradigms, New Possibilities. Join us at these events, or any of the … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: YNPN National Leaders Conference Deep Dive Sessions

Applications are due this Friday, but you won’t want to miss two free day-long trainings that YNPN Twin Cities is hosting for local young, civically-minded professionals! If you’re in your 20s or 30s and interested in or working in the nonprofit sector, see below for these exciting opportunities. Please note that as part of the … Continue reading

A thousand forests

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

You’re Invited: How to Negotiate What You Want

Want to get your way? AscendNAAMBA will bring you back to science and art class to get schooled on the strategy behind negotiation. Join them for Professional Development: How to Negotiate What You Want to hear from recruiters and hiring managers and to practice your own negotiation scenario! Professional Development: How to Negotiate What You … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Think and a Drink: Position Yourself for the Next Level of Leadership

Whether you’re considering making your next career move now or in the not-too-distant future, join the Greater Twin Cities United Way Emerging Leaders for their upcoming Think + A Drink. The April event features Matt Hunt, the CEO & Founder of strategy and innovation consulting firm, Stanford & Griggs. Matt will share his insights from … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Policy and a Pint: Bringing Back the Bees

April showers bring May flowers, and of course, our pollinating insect population in Minnesota! Join the Citizens League and 89.3 The Current for Policy and a Pint: Bringing Back the Bees and get the latest buzz from a great guest panel. See below for more details on the speakers and solution! There’s a growing threat that, … Continue reading

You’re Invited | Public Media and the Common Good: The tpt Studio Experience

Hamline University’s School of Business is making their next event, Public Media and the Common Good, multi-purpose! Join them for an exclusive tour of tpt studios including a panel discussiong featuring tpt President, Jim Pagliarini, and Hamline Honorary Professor of Practice and tpt board member, Jim Scheibel. Immediately following that, you can learn more about … Continue reading

What you see

Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  -Henry David Thoreau

You’re Invited: Erin Newkirk comes to Unlea(she)d

On the heels of their successful first event, CoCo welcomes Erin Newkirk to Unlea(she)d next week in their Uptown space! Details below on an evening focused on “Making Relationships Stronger,” and exploring women’s entrepreneurship and leadership with the founder and CEO of Red Stamp. Erin Newkirk comes to Unlea(she)d April 24  |  6 – 9 pm | CoCo … Continue reading

Accepting Applications: 2014-2015 Humphrey School of Public Affairs Policy Fellows

Applications are now available for the 2014-2015 Policy Fellows program at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The Policy Fellows program brings together a cohort of 35 mid-career Minnesota leaders from business, nonprofit, and government sectors for a unique nine-month professional development experience. Applications are due May 30, 2014 for the program … Continue reading

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