Our next Studio/E At the Hill cohorts embark on their expeditions February of 2018

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The Last of the Tuskegee Airmen Video Recap

Dr. Harold Brown is one of the last of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, and we brought him to the Twin Cities for an evening of heroism, history and inspiration. One of the first African American pilots allowed to join the U.S. Army Air Corps, Harold’s heroic feats include showing incredible determination to become an aviator in…

A Hero’s Journey

Heroes play an influential role at Studio/E: authors, explorers, rule-breakers, artists and business starters. But last week we had the opportunity to be with a real hero. For our event, A Hero’s Journey | The Last of the Tuskegee Airmen, we brought Lt. Colonel Harold Brown to the Twin Cities for an evening of inspiration. Harold Brown…

Shaping Future Leaders

Jared Hanks is among the younger Studio/E members, but his contributions compare well to those with far more years under their belt. At Juxtaposition Arts, an organization that connects young talent from the north side of Minneapolis to the creative economy, Jared runs outreach and engagement.

Goals Before Successes

Success comes in all shapes and sizes, but when it comes to measuring it, one thing is certain: you have to define your goals before you can reach them. Brad Johnston is a proponent of setting goals and creating a comprehensive strategy to achieve them, which is what he does with his clients as founder of The Johnston Group.

If You Want to Change Tomorrow, Talk to a Young Mind Today

This past weekend we beta tested a program for young explorers with the aim of helping them navigate the future they desire at an earlier age than we’re able to address in our Studio/E At the Hill experience. Partnering with fellow Studio/E member Jared Hanks, we combined our desires and ended up producing a whole new…

Big Heart in a Hard Hat

Bob Gardner loves people. As owner of Gardner Builders, a Minneapolis-based construction company that truly cares about making clients’ experiences enjoyable, he is often found interacting with trade partners, clients, influencers in the business and his team. He says if his team doesn’t feel inspired, he’s not doing his job. So it is no surprise that the reason he gets out of bed every morning is to meet people, engage with them, learn, and have fun along the way.

What is Your Why?

Why am I here? What do I have to contribute that will make a difference? These are just a couple of questions that bestselling author, award-winning producer and Hall of Fame speaker David McNally posed to us at Studio/E Masters last month. We were fortunate enough to get to spend the morning with David as…