there's no business like snow business
4th Quarter 2012
The latest forecast from the experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration called for a cold, dry winter for Minnesota. While this has augured well for the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza and all the businesses around Gull Lake contest, not everyone was ready to celebrate just yet.
Also in this issue:
- Perfect Pursuit - St. Cloud leaders attracted an international giant to central Minnesota. Here’s how they sealed the deal.
- After You - Succession planning allows leaders to rest assured their business will continue long after they’re gone.
- Our Diaper-Clad Economy - Early childhood education and the bottom line.
Snow, or the lack of it, can cause a perfect storm in the regional economy.
Using a strategy that can be replicated by communities of all sizes, St. Cloud area leaders attracted agri-manufacturing giant Geringhoff to central Minnesota. With a unique welcome speech and an aggressive message of mutualism, here’s how they sealed the deal.
Succession planning—jargon for who will take the reins after business owners are gone—is a high-stakes decision for corporations and communities.
Early childhood education and the bottom line.
The Foundation’s Regional Investment Highlights.
How can you tell if a nonprofit board position is right for you?
What’s your most important advice for a new entrepreneur?
Downtown revitalization pumps up Annandale
Charitable Gift Annuities: Fixed payments to donors on the front end, charitable gifts to nonprofits on the back end.
Products made right here in Central Minnesota.
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