“Be yourself – not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” – Henry David Thoreau Authenticity is not easy to attain and it is even more difficult to sustain. With the constant bombardment of other people’s thoughts and opinions sometimes it’s incredibly difficult to express or even recognize your […]

Shari Ballard is senior executive vice president and president of multichannel retail for Best Buy Co. Inc. In her role, she is responsible for all U.S. Best Buy stores, e-commerce, Best Buy Mexico and the company’s real estate strategy. Ms. Ballard is a seasoned executive with deep retail experience. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree […]

We’re privileged to highlight TeamWomenMN Annual Sponsor, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., in this month’s Sponsor Spotlight. Laura Buck shares what type of organizational characteristics are reviewed with the alignment between the TeamWomenMN culture and what Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. refers to as The Gallagher Way. What drew you to sponsoring TeamWomenMN? I’m excited to support TeamWomenMN […]

Tami Hedrick is the Director of Vikings Women and Strategic Development for the Minnesota Vikings, as well as the Head Coach and Director of the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders. Tami has coached professionally for over 20 years, in the NFL and for the NLL.  Before Tami took the leadership position as Head Coach, she proudly cheered as […]

I was recently given the opportunity to attend the 2017 Annual TeamWomenMN (TWMN) Leadership Conference to fulfill one of my 2017 performance objectives at IWCO Direct, which was to expand my professional skills and business knowledge. TWMN 2017 had plenty to say on professional development, along with personal development, health, and a variety of other […]

We live in a world of instantaneous success. You can locate an answer to any question you have in less than a second – you don’t even need to lift a finger, you can just ask Siri, Echo or Alexa and they’ll provide you the answer right away. Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn give the glorious […]

We’re privileged to highlight TeamWomenMN Annual Sponsor, The College of St. Scholastica, in our first Sponsor Spotlight.  Melissa Goodson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Management School of Business & Technology and TeamWomenMN member shares what type of organizational characteristics are reviewed when considering sponsorship and how TeamWomenMN fit their criteria, what experiences they currently provide specifically for women and […]

We’re honored to highlight 2017 TeamWomenMN Member of the Year and long time sponsor, Lisa Huey, in our first Member Spotlight. Lisa shares three things that have attributed to her success throughout her career. Learn more about what she’d change, what she’d recommend, and how TeamWomenMN has helped her. As a Senior Financial Advisor and […]

The signature event for TeamWomenMN drew a record crowd to the Minneapolis Event Centers on May 5, 2017. More than 420 women from the Twin Cities and beyond turned out for TeamWomen MN’s annual Leadership Conference. (Photo’s can be accessed here: http://smu.gs/2s9kP23 (photo credits: Julie Sturek, that.moment.frozen photography) Keynote speaker India Hicks was a huge […]

EVENT RECAP: TEAMWOMENMN ANNUAL WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE By Christina Milanowski (@ChristinaMila), Vice President and Social Media Director at Maccabee, a Minneapolis-based strategic public relations and online marketing agency. You can read the original post on MaccaPR blog. As a lifelong learner, I love hearing how respected business leaders have navigated successes and challenges during their careers. Although […]