Secrets of Success

Secrets of Success

How does Wells Fargo Minnesota CEO Laurie Nordquist make nearly 4,000 team members at 350 branches in the Upper Midwest feel like they all have her attention? How does Marco CEO Jeff Gau find downtime while running a national IT services company with 1,400 employees and 35,000 clients? How does Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford use Twitter?

We asked. Now we’re kicking off a new decade by sharing the insider tips and tactics that help local business leaders thrive and survive.

Productivity. Creativity. Networking. Balance. See how they navigate crazy demands and full lives. There’s sure to be insight that will benefit your workday, whether it’s the courage to take a sabbatical or a new app to manage your calendar. Start the year by taking it all in and trying something new. As Anytime Fitness co-founder and president Dave Mortensen says, “You can’t be the ideas person all the time. If you listen to people, you’ll get the most out of your business.” We’re all for that.

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