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Good Jobs, Zero Bedrooms

Employment is booming across greater Minnesota, but acute housing shortages threaten the prosperity.


Greater MN's Housing Shortage + Middle Management Talent Squeeze + Marvelous Mentors + How Is MNsure Performing?

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Middle Management Talent Squeeze

Middle Management Talent Squeeze

Sandwiched between top leadership and rank-and-file employees, middle managers have tough jobs. But those with proven management skills are in high demand as baby boomers retire.

2016 Marvelous Mentors

2016 Marvelous Mentors

Introducing five Minnesota business leaders who have helped others become leaders themselves.

Primped For Success

Primped For Success

A Minneapolis-based retailer targets small markets for big growth.

Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

Our false sense of security in public company performance may soon prove costly.

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Photos from TCB's 2016 Manufacturing Forum

A slideshow of images taken during the Twin Cities Business 2016 Manufacturing Forum at the Loews Minneapolis Hotel in September 2016.


Filling The STEM Pipeline

The Minnesota High Tech Association, state government and private companies are providing hundreds of paid internships to increase the high tech workforce.


How Has Minnesota's Health Insurance Exchange Performed?

With open enrollment for 2017 just two months away, TCB looks at key numbers from the first three years of the ACA-mandated exchanges to predict where those numbers may go.

Forum Communications

Media Powerhouse On The Prairie

The empire-building of Forum Communications continues unabated.

Kyle Rudolph

Lola Red Tackles Athletes In Its Newest Venture

The public relations firm is helping athletes like Kyle Rudolph boost their image.

Company Confidential

Company Confidential

The new federal trade secrets law has major ramifications for intellectual property and employment disputes.

Low Bono

"Low Bono" Law

Incubator aims to help Mitchell Hamline School of Law grads launch firms that charge affordable rates.

Dead Trees

Dead Tree Society

Wood from the Hood makes the most of doomed trees.

Walking Meetings

Meeting To Go

Walking meetings win out over bizarre treadmill confabs.

Performing Philanthropy

Reducing Risk In Nonprofit Operations

Nonprofits, like businesses, will run into big trouble if they lack sufficient operating reserves, detailed continuity plans and strong boards.

It's All Relative

Mom Caught In The Middle

Family dynamics can easily become disruptive when the balance is off between the family and business.


Finishing Off Leftover Opioid Prescriptions

Employers will feel less pain if they partner with providers on drug take-back programs for workers.

Open Letter

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

To: Ms. Heather Ring Executive Director Innocence Project of Minnesota St. Paul, Minn.

Corner Office

It's Time To Say 'Goodbye'

Reviewing essential themes of my 15 years writing the Corner Office.

Personal Brand

Prioritize For Success

Some tips for managing those annual forays into strategy and vision.


A Day In The Vineyards

Invite your clients to discover the unique terroir of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Plugged In

Plugged In: September 2016

The best opportunities for networking this month.


Out Of Office: September 2016

The best music and art picks for September from the editors of Mpls-St. Paul Magazine.

2016 Marvelous Mentors Event Photos

A slideshow of images taken during TCB's 2016 Marvelous Mentor Awards, held at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in August 2016.

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