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“Fall Back” and Fall Asleep

Being productive at work requires people to be positive, well-rested employees. Let’s look at some practical ways to ease into another season and hopefully get some sleep.
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The Business of Trust: Better Business Bureau

Q & A with Dana Badgerow Interview conducted and edited by Lisa Guyott in the Fall 2011 Edition of B. Magazine. From a vigilance committee to secret shoppers, the president and CEO of the Better Business...
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Downs: Americans Must be More Realistic for Economic Recovery

At the 2011 Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the University of St. Thomas presented Tony Downs with a Certificate of Professional Distinction. Downs presented the audience with an assortment of colorful jokes and a foreboding economic forecast.
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Finding the Fit

One of my favorite parts of my job is reading the essays submitted, where these reasons and explanations are addressed. Each person’s path is unique and interesting, and seeing into this window of sorts is a privilege.
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The High Price of Loyalty

Star Tribune writer and blogger Kara McGuire interviewed UST professor David Vang about "Bank Transfer Day" in her column last month.
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Rethinking your Weaknesses

The idea of doubling your strengths by transforming the way you look at your weaknesses sounds good in theory but is it practical or realistic?
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Follow the Sun

While I was aware of life and commerce outside of “The Land of 10,000 Lakes,” I didn’t need to operate in a global environment on a daily basis, until now.
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Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

In addition to her MBA, Larissa Rodriguez has nearly 20 years of marketing and communications experience at private firms, publicly-traded Fortune 500 companies and a major non-profit. She never saw herself as an entrepreneur -- until an unexpected social need presented itself.
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2011 Hearts & Hammers Project Day a Success

Coffee, paint, chocolate mulch and volunteering for a good cause where the four primary ingredients in UST’s recent participation in the fall 2011 Hearts & Hammers Project Day.
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’07 Alumni Repeat Golf Title

The Third Annual Full-time MBA Student and Alumni golf outing recently took place at Theodore Wirth Golf Course. Fifty students and alumni competed for the top honors but there was no match for the ’07 grads.
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Students Take Top Honor at National Business Ethics Competition

A team of three University of St. Thomas Full-time MBA students placed first in the graduate division at the national Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition in September. Team members Annelise Larson, Dan Jackson and Kristian Olson presented “Micro-Finance and Ethical Advice to Interested Parties” for the win.
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The glass doors

Some say the development one’s mindset is as important in the MBA program as developing an advanced business acumen, writes Evening UST MBA student Lindsey Buhrmann. Between an economics course this summer and an ethics class this semester I have be viewing everything from TV news reports to store specials in a completely different way.
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The Business of Being the Bike Man

Erik Saltvold, better known throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin as “Erik the Bike Man,” CEO of Erik’s Bike Shop recently spoke at Master’s Pub.
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Faculty Feature: Dr. Regina Anctil

Dr. Anctil joined the University of St. Thomas Accounting Department faculty in 2005 after gaining “real world” business experience in her career at Arthur Anderson and Co.