Good Leaders: How is goodness growing around you?

Kurt Nelson (center) won the Bucket of Good Will at the Good Leadership Breakfast last Friday, donating more than $6,000 to the Minneapolis City of Lakes Rotary Club Foundation. Our speaker, Mike Ott (left) of US Bank Private Client Reserve, drew his name from more than 250 guests. Goodness pays, because goodness grows! Last Friday, the Thanksgiving season [...]

Good Leaders: Where do you see positivity around you?

Mike Ott (second from right) recently accompanied US Bank CEO Richard Davis (second from left), to receive the Freedom Award from Paul Mock, National Chair of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (right) and Jessica Wright, Undersecretary of Defense. Since the financial meltdown in 2007, positive publicity in the Wall Street Journal about banking executives is rare. [...]

Good Leaders: Where is music alive around you?

My favorite jazz musician, Benny Weinbeck and his trio, will perform live music at the Good Leadership Breakfast on Friday, November 20. Tickets are going fast. Have you noticed how live music makes everything better? I grew up with music everywhere: we are a family of singers and piano players. My mother and grandmother were both music teachers. My [...]