Articles by Phil Bolsta

PeopleNet's Data Highway

A Minnetonka firm leads the trucking industry’s evolution from cowboys of the road to driven data drones.

June 29, 2015

Mannie Jackson

Where Are They Now? A Look At Mannie Jackson

Two decades ago, Honeywell executive Mannie Jackson bought the Harlem Globetrotters. Now he’s written a book about his life.

April 23, 2013

Dave Wirig

The Double Lives Of Leading Local Executives

Some of the region's leading executives make their mark in very unexpected ways.

February 22, 2013

Leonard Prescott

Where Are They Now? A Look At Leonard Prescott

Two decades ago Leonard Prescott pushed to diversify American Indian business interests beyond gambling, a focus that continues today.

February 22, 2013

Bill Arnold

Where Are They Now? A Look At Bill Arnold

Bill Arnold was featured in the October 1993 issue of Twin Cities Business. Where is he now?

January 23, 2013

Do Something!

Do Something!

Former Navy SEAL Al Horner is on a mission to train people how to avoid or escape dangerous assaults. He takes a distinctive approach to self-defense—one that numerous Minnesota companies, including General Mills, have taken to heart.

September 01, 2010

The 38-Year-Old Start-Up

The 38-Year-Old Start-Up

A big customer pulls back. Revenues fall. Manufacturing capabilities fall short. Retool the plant? Winland Electronics changed everything.

January 01, 2010

Hummus For The Masses

How Holy Land is expanding and rejuvenating commercial corridors in Minneapolis.

August 01, 2009

Xata's Growth Vehicle

Former Lawson Software CEO Jay Coughlan wanted to get back behind the wheel of a company. He found Xata, a fleet management software company needing the right direction.

June 01, 2009

What Business Thinks About Executive Compensation

Private companies are leveling the field with public ones in the competition for talent.

January 01, 2008

"Business Responds"

A bridge falls. A new level of partnership between business and government is built.

December 01, 2007

Flunking Retirement

Some people just aren't ready to spend their golden years playing golf. Why many businesspeople stay in the game.

June 01, 2006

Name Recognition

Do people remember your company and its products? The name game isn't as easy to play as it looks—and not playing it right could be the difference between success and failure.

March 01, 2006

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