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11/18/13
Outside Consultant: More than 500 served & counting
For 10 years, UST’s "Outside Consultant" column has offered expert advice …
Source: Star Tribune
09/4/13
Minnesota Records Most Job Openings In 12 Years
Dean Christopher Puto talks to WCCO about an increase in job openings in Minn. …
Source: WCCO 4 News at 5
08/25/13
Ask the consultant: Setting social media strategy
As a small company I don’t have a lot of time to spend toiling on social media. …
Source: Star Tribune
08/19/13
$9 Million MNsure Marketing Campaign Kicks Off
Lorman Lundsten, Ph.D. on MNsure's $9 million Paul Bunyan-themed media campaign …
Source: KSTP News
08/19/13
Is It Legal? Yes. Ethical? Perhaps. Underhanded? Definitely.
Christopher Michaelson on the underhand serve: "It's legal, but is it ethical?" …
Source: Huffington Post
08/9/13
House of Talents makes a global artisan connection
With help from UST's entrepreneurship MBA program, House of Talents opened in 09 …
Source: Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
08/8/13
Credit rating tumbles for Vadnais Heights after cutting rink
Professor David Vang comments on the sale of Vadnas Heights' ice rink …
Source: KMSP-TV
08/5/13
Planner shortfall a factor in poor super decisions
UST research shows challenges in Australia’s compulsory retirement saving system …
Source: Professional Planner
08/5/13
Expert says steroid suspensions could spur stiffer penalties
Professor John Wendt told KARE 11 News that doping penalties are good for sports …
Source: KARE 11 News
08/4/13
Ask the Consultant: Marketing homes online
MBC Program Director Mike Porter gives advice on unique ways to market homes …
Source: Star Tribune
07/26/13
Event aims to give minorities a better shot at business school
Assistant Dean Bill Woodson talked about diversity in MBA programs on MPR …
Source: The Daily Circuit
07/23/13
Target Center Renovation Talks Hit a Snag
On KSTP, John Wendt is skeptical of plans for future funding of Target Center …
Source: KSTP-TV
07/19/13
Affordable health care is within our reach
David Durenberger says detractors of Obamacare should come up with alternatives …
Source: Mankato Free Press
07/10/13
Incubating startups
For Schulze School students, creating a company is a matter of course …
Source: Minnesota Business
06/26/13
Twin Cities home prices post record gain
St. Thomas Residential Real Estate Price Report shows 7.3% increase …
Source: Star Tribune
06/23/13
Outside consultant: Selling a product vs. a service
Mike Porter discusses factors in successfully selling a product vs. a service …
Source: Star Tribune
06/23/13
Business Forum: The Big Blue blues
Prof. emeritus Fred Zimmerman says IBM’s strategies could underlie its problems …
Source: Star Tribune
06/23/13
Art, business mix at St. Paul retailer Wet Paint
Dave Brennan comments on art supply store's options for business growth …
Source: Star Tribune
06/22/13
Coon Rapids company finalist for ethics award
Premier Disability Services was a Minnesota Business Ethics Award finalist …
Source: Coon Rapids Herald
06/20/13
Consumer real estate experts leery of recovery
Herb Tousley comments on trends shown in UST's Commercial Real Estate Survey …
Source: Star Tribune
06/20/13
Commercial real estate experts more pessimistic
Herb Tousley comments on trends shown in UST's Commercial Real Estate Survey …
Source: MinnPost
06/18/13
Commercial Real Estate Experts More Pessimistic
Overall the survey revealed a composite score of 47 out of 100 …
Source: Twin Cities Business
06/18/13
Fallon ad agency loses Cadillac account
John Purdy comments on the agency-client split at Fallon as a sad day for Mpls. …
Source: Star Tribune
06/18/13
Entrepreneur 2 Entrepreneur: Dejen Tesfagiorgis on Team
Norris Institute company ArtsApp founder discusses teamwork in start-ups …
Source: TECHdotMN
06/17/13
Survey of Leading Experts Reveals Lingering Concern About the Future of Twin Cities Commercial Real Estate
St. Thomas releases its seventh Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Survey …
Source: Renewable Energy World
06/17/13
University of St. Thomas survey: Land, building costs should rise
St. Thomas surveyed 50 local commercial real estate executives this spring …
Source: Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
06/17/13
Scratch tickets propelling Minnesota State Lottery to record sales
Kathryn Combs and John Spry found Minnesota lottery products were regressive …
Source: Star Tribune
06/16/13
Outside consultant: Small business wants to reach consumers
David Alexander says promoting a novel product takes tremendous market insight …
Source: Star Tribune
06/16/13
Healthier companies provide superior results
Dean Chris Puto speaks to higher engagement spurring financial performance …
Source: Star Tribune
06/15/13
Happiest workplaces offer autonomy and transparency
Teresa Rothausen-Vange discusses employee benefits …
Source: Star Tribune
06/15/13
They built a vehicle and now want to build a business
Mike Porter comments on a start-up's plans for growth and investment …
Source: Star Tribune
06/14/13
Citing financial issues, Uroplasty puts CFO on leave, delays filing with SEC
Jack Militello discusses threats and opportunities for med-tech firm Uroplasty …
Source: Star Tribune
06/13/13
Best Buy adds new store-within-a-store: Windows
Dave Brennan says Windows is moving in to Best Buy to compete with Apple …
Source: Star Tribune
06/9/13
Ask the expert: How to bring entrepreneurial ideas to management
Prof Deeds' tips for undertaking an “intrapreneurial” project …
Source: Star Tribune
06/9/13
St. Louis Park furniture store perseveres through changes
Ritch Sorenson, Ph.D., recommends family businesses develop a transition plan …
Source: Star Tribune
06/8/13
Women in CRE continue to battle glass ceiling
Highlights from the Women in Commercial Real Estate Conference on campus …
Source: Finance & Commerce
06/5/13
Late Start on Farming Delays Locally-Grown Food
Dave Vang, Ph.D., talks supply and demand regarding local produce prices …
Source: KSTP-TV
06/5/13
New Challenges For First-time Home Buyers
Tom Musil, D.P.A,. talked about the hot local home-selling market on WCCO radio …
Source: WCCO Morning News
06/2/13
Outside Consultant: Getting visitors to follow through
Mike Porter, Ed.D., MBC program director, is this week's outside consultant …
Source: Star Tribune
05/31/13
'Functional stupidity': Is it smart to play dumb on the job?
Research by Chad Brinsfield, Ph.D., identifies 56 reasons people don't speak up …
Source: Star Tribune
05/30/13
Annual ACG CUP Competition Winners Announced
The Opus College of Business is part of this premier case-study competition …
Source: Association for Corporate Growth
05/27/13
Bridging generation gaps in the workplace
Ritch Sorenson recommends families in business draft a family constitution …
Source: Finance and Commerce
05/26/13
Soccer diplomacy puts bounce in nonprofit
Two UST grads are using soccer for social change on the road across Minnesota …
Source: Pioneer Press
05/26/13
Ask the consultant: What's a good way to bring products to market?
Jay Ebben, Ph.D. gives advice on launching a new product. …
Source: Star Tribune
05/24/13
Women in Business 2013 ? Dr. Donna Block
Dr. Donna Block ’05 M.B.A. received the 2013 Women in Business Award …
Source: Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
05/23/13
Fed: Competition pushing down banks? loan margin
SBDC director Mike Ryan notes loans are still challenging for small businesses …
Source: Finance and Commerce
05/22/13
Mall of America: Does bigger mean better?
FOX 9 spoke with Dave Brennan, co-director of the Inst. for Retailing Excellence …
Source: KMSP-TV
05/22/13
If You Build It, Who Will Come?
Mel Gray's research on the effects of arts on economic development cited …
Source: Washington City Paper
05/19/13
Outside consultant: Exercise-product start-up needs laser focus
Entrepreneurship professor Alec Johnson gives advice on start-up funding …
Source: Star Tribune
05/18/13
Minnesota: Don't cherry-pick: be real about the effects of higher taxes
John Spry pens a Pioneer Press commentary …
Source: Pioneer Press
05/17/13
Higher sales, hiring and spending signal robust business optimism
The Star Tribune 100 cites Dean Christopher Puto and Professor David Vang …
Source: Star Tribune
05/16/13
Minnesota: On business ethics, memorials, and more
Highlights from the CEBC 2013 Minnesota Business Ethics Award …
Source: Pioneer Press
05/16/13
Parents Express Concerns about Day Care Unionization Costs
Economist Dave Vang predicts day care unionization may increase costs …
Source: KAAL-TV
05/12/13
Knock answers partnership opportunities
Mike Porter comments on the Minneapolis creative agency's partnerships …
Source: Star Tribune
05/10/13
House listings in the Twin Cities up 7.7 percent; sales up 5.3 percent
Herb Tousley discusses the how unempolyment affects real estate …
Source: Star Tribune
05/10/13
Twin Cities home prices still on rise
Herb Tousley discusses UST's monthly Residential Real Estate Price Report Index …
Source: Pioneer Press
05/8/13
Target Launches New Marketing Program Named Cartwheel
David Vang says online marketing programs like Cartwheel will be more common …
Source: KSTP-TV
05/5/13
Insurance exchanges are next big hurdle in health care
Sen. David Durenberger comments on implementation of the Affordable Care Act …
Source: Star Tribune
05/5/13
How to market crowdsourcing effort to raise start-up funds
MBC director Mike Porter is the Star Tribune's "outside consultant" this week …
Source: Star Tribune
05/1/13
Big jump for metro housing prices, construction activity
Herb Tousley joined The Daily Circuit to talk about issues in the housing market …
Source: MPR: The Daily Circuit
04/29/13
Twin Cities housing construction up 111 percent in April
Herb Tousley comments on an optimistic housing outlook. …
Source: Star Tribune


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