By Angela Lurie | Senior Regional Vice President, Robert Half Mentorships engage employees in ways no other professional development initiative can. A mentor helping a new employee navigate her career in a one-on-one setting gives the mentor the chance to share her own experiences and lessons learned, all while teaching the mentee to make wise […]

When you picture a mentor, what do you see? A silver-haired executive with more than his or her fair share of “war stories”? The successful, fast talking company star? In my volunteer experiences with organizations like TeamWomenMN, Mentoring Monday and Baker Tilly’s GROW (Growth and Retention of Women) initiative, I’ve often seen people not pursue mentoring because they don’t believe they […]

The beginning of every new year brings a clean slate and an excitement for success yet unknown. The new year also brings along plenty of opportunities for companies to proclaim that you can find success by reading their book, joining their gym, downloading their app – the list goes on. If you are like me, the […]

Amy Beilke, an Account Executive at Carrousel Travel, helps businesses design, plan and manage group travel programs including corporate incentive travel programs, national meetings, channel loyalty travel programs and conferences. She loves talking about the world and putting together amazing travel programs that leave guests with lifetime memories! What drew you to TeamWomenMN? After I […]

As a leader with Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos, Andrea Bolin, Corporate Director of Strategic Initiatives, strongly believes in seeking out opportunities to help diverse working groups develop, accomplish goals, and flourish in their element.  Learn how Andrea’s values, as well as Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casinos values, align with the […]

Lindi Dillon is the owner of Fleurish, providing customized gifts for personal and corporate needs for 15 years. At Fleurish, they design unique baskets that add delight — and deliciousness — to any occasion, including birthdays, showers, graduations, and so much more. In 2013, they moved their retail location to Excelsior, Minnesota where they feature […]

Positivity is a trait everyone strives for, right? But when it really comes down to it, is it a trait that’s actually highly regarded in the business world? Or is it the mental toughness of seeing possible downfalls that make someone a more critical thinker? Naturally, both are important. If we only saw negative possibilities, […]

My lesson in humility came when I was managing a team of 20 and I asked my team to give me feedback on my leadership and management style.  I developed a survey and sent it out to my team asking them to be truthful and honest.  Now I thought I was pretty good in the […]

We’re privileged to highlight TeamWomenMN Annual Sponsor, Bank of America, in this month’s Sponsor Spotlight Larissa Nalipinski, VP and Relationship Manager of Business Banking, shares insights on choosing TeamWomenMN as an organization to support and how being a diverse and inclusive company makes Bank of America strong and is essential to our ability to meet the […]

Kim Insley is a multi-media journalist with more than 30 years in the business, and multiple awards in producing, reporting and anchoring, most of which as co-anchor of KARE-11’s Sunrise program. In her work Kim has covered everything from natural disasters to presidential candidates to the pope. Kim is a mentor to both young professionals […]