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Gen X and Gen Z father / son duo David Stillman and Jonah Stillman

Gen Z – The Next Generation in the Workplace

Gen Z is about to infiltrate the workplace, and yet the work habits of this generation are unlike any before them. As an example, 75 percent of Gen Z-ers say they’re interested in having multiple roles within one place of employment. Sixty-one percent consider consistent exposure to new experiences to be more important than climbing the…

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When Building Your Network, Think Diverse Over Big

If you want to learn and grow, hang out with people who know what you don’t know. It’s easy to spend time with people like yourself because you possess a common language. But we have found that real growth takes place when you spend time with people who know different things than you do. Real growth…

Lead Like an Explorer

In today’s rapidly changing world, exploration is essential for individuals and organizations to thrive. Constant change means that leaders often find themselves in unfamiliar territory, or what we call the Unknown Zone. This kind of ambiguity can be overwhelming! And when leaders step into the unknown thinking the way they’ve always thought and acting the way…

Your Ideas Matter. Spread the Word.

We know that you have an idea inside of you. You may even have several ideas. We are here to tell you that your ideas matter. That service that will alleviate your stress? It matters. That café you’ve always wanted to open? It matters. That toy you dreamed up as a little kid? It matters….

Inside the Launch of Hands and Feet

We aren’t math people, but here’s an equation we know well: Good Idea + Great Story = Success In today’s competitive marketplace, it isn’t enough to just have a good idea; you need a great story to go along with it. As an example, which company would you rather utilize to purchase branded tee shirts?…

Leaving a Legacy of Love: Q&A with Founder of Hands & Feet

Did you know that one in six children in Minnesota face hunger daily? If you think that’s jarring, consider this: 13 million children nationwide are hungry. Eric and Susan Elwer are fighting those numbers with their new company, Hands & Feet – an apparel company that donates half of its proceeds to organizations working to…

Challenging Social Constructs

This post originally appeared in Minnesota Business Magazine‘s March / April issue Too often when we think of health and wellness, we think of diet plans and workout regimens because that’s how society tells us we’re supposed to achieve well-being. Studio/E member Pilar Gerasimo is here to challenge that trope. Following on her 15 years as Experience Life…

Power and Beauty: A Studio/E Tour at Mia

What separates good leaders from the great? Art. That’s right: leadership done right is artful. With that in mind, we spend a lot of time being inspired by art, most notably through the one of the nation’s premier art institutions: The Minneapolis Institute of Art, or Mia. With each new exhibition Mia offers, we organize…

Man’s Search for Meaning

We read a lot of books. The topics we consume are vast, but there are a few books that will forever remain our favorites. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl is one of those. In fact, we consider it one of our top 10 picks. Frankl survived survived the Nazi death camps by focusing on the meaning…

Knowledge Box: Mindset

What does it take to break boundaries, defy limits and fearlessly explore into the great unknown? Mindset. With the right Mindset, you can overcome anything.

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