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: What gets you off to a good start?

Lynn Casey and I shared a laugh together from center stage at the Good Leadership Breakfast Series. We asked her to speak at our 5th Anniversary celebration, because she radiates goodness, and she is a leader who decides to "be happy." Physicians preach the virtue of starting every day with a good breakfast. But I believe the most important [...]

Who will be your favorite speaker next year?

The May 2014, Good Leadership Breakfast speaker Chad Pregracke (right) posed with Anderson Cooper, when he won the CNN Hero of the Year Award. Valentines Day will be an all day affair for Melinda and me next year, because February 14, is the kick-off of the 2014 Good Leadership Breakfast Series. As any old love, we're adding some [...]