Issues » 2009 » January

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Medtronic’s Jan Erickson (above) says the company is preparing for a wave of baby boomer retirements.

Boomer Exodus

The bleak economic outlook notwithstanding, most baby boomers will still be packing up their desks and heading into some kind of retirement soon. How will companies fare when they leave?


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

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20 To Watch In 2009

20 To Watch In 2009

How will these Minnesota businesses and business leaders handle the most challenging economic climate in decades?

Re-Design Re-Build

Re-Design Re-Build

Once the Twin Cities' largest architectural firm, Ellerbe Becket fell on hard times in the early 2000s. Here's what went wrong, and what's going right.

What Business Thinks—Are You Ready To Rock?

What Business Thinks—Are You Ready To Rock?

This time, our annual poll asks how Twin Cities Business readers are approaching retirement.

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Minnesota Credit Unions Want To Lend More To Business

Minnesota credit unions claim that they're withstanding the recession and the real estate bust nicely, thank you. Now they want to lend to capital-hungry small businesses. Banks beg to differ.

The Neglected Demand Side

Is a shift in energy start-ups and investing on its way?

Jan McDaniel

Jan McDaniel

Cons and Pros

Cons And Pros

A thought or two about Tom Petters, Clifford Irving, and the techniques of swindlers.

The Best in Town

The Best In Town

Some armchair bragging, notwithstanding 38,000 missing m's.

Leading in Crisis

Leading In Crisis

Be a positive, energizing force for your company.


To: The Honorable Henry Paulson, Secretary of the Treasury

Pho Is A Winter Tonic

Pho 79 in Minneapolis.

Stout Hearted

Beers to pair with winter fare.

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