bookshelf

What qualities does it take for a woman to beat the odds to take a top leadership role in the corporate world? Read More
Author Bobbie Carter will tell you that her new book is definitely not the best one you will ever read. That’s rather humble — and honest — for a writer. But as the founder and head of Selective Search Staffing and Consulting, Carter is not really looking for a mass audience. Read More
Though his career has taken a few curve balls, Peter Himmelman has always been creative. The Minnesota-born songwriter, musician and singer started out by becoming a rock star, first with the group Sussman Lawrence and then with a band under his own name. From there he became a composer for film and television. Read More


While planning a party, many hosts wish they had the resources to hire cooks or caterers to take over the kitchen, especially if the hosts aren’t too savvy in the kitchen. Read More

Mike Veeck

As the co-owner of the St. Paul Saints, baseball impresario Mike Veeck is known for his “fun is good” mantra, promoting an over-the top, stunt-filled experience when his team takes the field. Read More
With super-companies like General Mills and Target headquartered in Minnesota it should come as no surprise that Minnesota is one of the most innovative states in the country (according to a Bloomberg ranking from 2016). Read More

Dana Oliver, senior director of research and development of ENT/NT Surgical Technologies at Medtronic, and author of Mantra Design: Innovate, Buy or Die.

In his 14 years with Medtronic, Dana Oliver helped grow the annual revenues in his division from $100 million to approximately $2 billion.
Now Oliver has compiled his approach to innovation and product development in a book, Mantra Design: Innovate, Buy or Die.
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John G. Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management-U.S.

John G. Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management-U.S., is the author of A Force for Good.

John G. Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management-U.S., is launching a national conversation about how finance capitalism must change to best serve society. Read More