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Hit Over the Head with the Carrot

August 2, 2018

During a big celebration at our family cabin over the Fourth of July, we all loaded into the pontoon for a ride. Soon after, a sheriff approached our boat, which typically isn’t viewed as fun. But...

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How Do You Create a Strong Culture?

September 8, 2017

To mark six years of my Leadership Culture Blog, I thought I would try something new – a live streamed video blog. I’ve done lots of videos, but this time we were live and unscripted.

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A Look Back at 6 Years

August 24, 2017

Time flies when you’re … writing a blog. It’s hard for me to believe that I’ve committed to writing this bi-weekly blog on leadership, growth and culture for six years now. I remember writing the...

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Leader to Follow: Trevor Akervik

July 27, 2017

The best leaders I know are masterful at execution. Trevor Akervik is one of those guys. Trevor currently serves as our Senior Sales Director of Managed Services. He led the development of our...

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Have You Lost Your Mojo?

July 13, 2017

There are times when we feel like everything is heading in the right direction. Our work is rewarding and we’re enjoying time outside of the office. Then, we hit a slump. We lose our mojo – our...

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What I Liked About Iceland

June 15, 2017

My job gives me the opportunity to travel all over the world from New Zealand to Argentina. But there was something special about a recent trip I took to Iceland that was purely for pleasure.

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Recruiting Millennials Part 1: The Right Environment

April 6, 2017

Obviously there has been a lot of discussion about millennials – probably as much as there is about the baby boomers on the other end of the spectrum. As leaders, we know that the future success...

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You Can Max Out as a Leader

March 23, 2017

Have you maxed out as a leader? It happens. As we get bigger, I see more people max out as leaders.

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The Sale of Our Company: One Year Later

October 20, 2016

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year ago already since we made our boldest move: Selling our company to Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a leading investment firm headquartered in the Twin Cities....

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Why We Make Time for Personal Retreats

September 8, 2016

Retreats are common in business today to talk strategy and have more thoughtful discussions about the future. Most often when you hear the word retreat, it involves at least several people and...

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