BUILDING

Management Classic Relevant Today — In Its 50th Year

Only a few business management books still ring true after 10 years, much less 50 years.  But The Effective Executive, by Peter Drucker is still a relevant, concise, and compelling guide for any key member of an organization.  First published in 1967, this book, still in print, is now 50 years old.  It is worth your time because its guidance is timeless, valuable, and practical. Jeff…

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Putting the Puck in the Right Goal — Part 2

By Gordon McAlister, Communications Consultant [For Part 1, see the Blog at www.oppintorev.com] The GOAL of effective communication is NOT just effective communication.  It’s RESULTS. While so much of an athletes focus is on scoring, the ultimate goal is not just to score goals. The ultimate goal of scoring goals is winning.  Keeping that focus is not as easy or obvious as it may seem.…

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Nov 16: SIMPLIFY & STRENGTHEN YOUR MN LLC

Join us for a complimentary Virtual Business Breakfast on Thursday, November 16th from 7:30 to 8:15 am. No driving necessary.  Participate from the comfort of your office or home.  You just need an Internet connection.  Sorry we can’t provide you with “virtual coffee.” Learn about changes in  the new Minnesota LLC Act and how they may allow you to simplify your LLC.   You may have…

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Putting the Puck in the Right Net — Part 1

by Gordon McAlister, Communications Consultant A player breaks free, skates unopposed toward the net, shoots, and scores – a goal for the other team. Clearly, not a part of the game plan. Why does it happen?  The player has become disoriented, failed to re-orient, and focus on the right goal. (This happens in other sports as well, but I’m in Minnesota.) In the world of…

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Leadership: A Team Sport with One Key Factor

Leadership: A Team Sport with One Key Factor ClubEntpreneur St. Paul with Host Chum Struve September 20, 2017 at the University Club of St. Paul Summary Leadership is often considered an individual sport with a general focus on developing individual leadership skills. But the success of an organization depends on a leadership team. And there is one key factor that drives the success of the leadership…

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