[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] August 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] August 2014 It’s that time of year again for the Great Minnesota Get Together officially known as the Minnesota State Fair! Featuring cheese curds and countless food items-on-sticks, the Giant Slide and other carnival rides, and more booths and vendors than you can visit in 12 days annually, ’tis the season for bringing … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] July 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] July 2014 Cheers were in order at this month’s Minnesota Rising Cascading Conversations Tour 2014 Advance Team Ice Cream Social: Minnesota Rising was featured in the most recent edition of Initiative Quarterly and planning has begun in earnest for the 2014 Un/Conference. While we urge you to take every opportunity to bask in the sunshine, … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] June 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] June 2014 Early this month, we were delighted to host the Minnesota Rising Cascading Conversations Tour 2014 Advance Team Orientation! Welcoming aboard a stellar group of a dozen brilliant and curious conversationalists, we unveiled the revised Conversation Blueprint and stood aside as they began engaging with the questions and each other. We’re excited to continue cascading … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] May 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] May 2014 Happy 5th birthday to Minnesota Rising! Five years ago, we started this journey with a blog and a question: what might happen if the rising generation came together to build relationships and trust, began exploring our generational values and visions for the future of Minnesota, and started to develop the collective … Continue reading

[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

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] March 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] March 2014 Spring has sprung, and we’re aiming to engage the renewed energy in our next steps! Join us this month in strategy sessions for the 2014 Minnesota Rising Cascading Conversations Tour Advance Team and our latest efforts to refine our core purpose and communications. As Minnesotans and the natural world around us … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] February 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] February 2014 Today is the official end of meteorological winter, but even for the heartiest of Minnesotans, it’s hard after a winter like this one (read: if not freezing, it was snowing) to believe that the end is in sight. To ensure we’re offering options for energizing evenings in the great indoors, Minnesota Rising … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] January 2014

[#mnrising Dispatch] January 2014 Happy 2014, and Happy Lunar New Year! Our recent 2014 Groupthink & Goals Gathering revealed three key areas of work for this coming year, including a focus on expanding and broadening the reach of the “Our Minnesota” Cascading Conversations Tour, hosting several Collaborative Competence Learning Labs (watch for details soon about a … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] December 2013

[#mnrising Dispatch] December 2013 2013 was a banner year for Minnesota Rising: We hosted an incredible fourth annual Un/Conference: Cultivating Capacity for Collective Leadership; were featured in MinnPost, Twin Cities Business Magazine, and on MPR’s The Daily Roundtable; unveiled the initial findings from the “Our Minnesota” Cascading Conversations Tour; and got to work alongside so many … Continue reading

[Minnesota Rising Dispatch] November 2013

[#mnrising Dispatch] November 2013 This Thanksgiving, we’re grateful to you, the Minnesota Rising network, for your inspired and imaginative commitment to Minnesota and our shared future. We couldn’t ask for better partners in this work, as evidenced by the amazing team of speakers, sponsors, volunteers, attendees, and more, who helped bring the Minnesota Rising 2013 Un/Conference: … Continue reading

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