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People To Watch 2008

Twenty local executives to keep a close eye on during the coming year.

January

*Note: This is not a comprehensive list of articles for this issue.

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Innovation. Companies Want It. But What Is It? That’s Where Uri Neren Comes In.

Innovation. Companies Want It. But What Is It? That’s Where Uri Neren Comes In.

His answer to that question is deceptively simple: “Something that changes the world.” The founder and CEO of Minneapolis firm Generate, Neren has overseen the creation of the World Database of Innovation, which is bringing a lexicon to the chaotic language of innovation. He also has organized Innovation Minnesota, where executives from some of the state’s largest companies help each other prepare for what’s next.

Why Buy When You Can Swap, Rent, Borrow, Barter, Or Get It For Free?

Why Buy When You Can Swap, Rent, Borrow, Barter, Or Get It For Free?

The economy is moving toward “collaborative consumption,” says Rachel Botsman, co-author of What’s Mine is Yours. How will companies make the shift from selling products to selling access?

Face Value

Face Value

"Medical spas" for cosmetic procedures are popping up all over the Twin Cities.

What Business Thinks About Executive Compensation

What Business Thinks About Executive Compensation

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

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Emerging Economies Pay More

Managers in Russia, Turkey, and Mexico have more buying power.

Pond Scum Never Looked So Good

The Met Council wants to grow it for biofuel and water treatment.

A Healthful Vacation

A Healthful Vacation

Minnesota's October trade mission to India highlighted a growing global trend.

Clustering

Clustering

And why not start the year with a little boastfulness?

A New Year, A Better Tomorrow

A New Year, A Better Tomorrow

Spread good cheer with these New Year's wishes.

Seeing Red For The Holidays

Santa, I know you hear many unbelievable stories, but you’ve never heard a story like this.

Rino, Star

One of the best chefs you've never heard of is at Pazzaluna.

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