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Pollen Vol 42 - Lars Leafblad - KeyStone Search

Pollen Vol 42 - Lars Leafblad - KeyStone Search

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Pollen vol 42December 1, 2011Curated by Lars LeafbladPrincipal, KeyStone Searchhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/larsleafbladhttp://www.twitter.com/larsleafbladhttp://www.larsleafblad.comPollenites,
What is Pollen?
 For those of you experiencing Pollen for the first time, here’s a quick overview of who we are:“Pollen is a community comprised of civic-minded connectors who share ideas, career and civicengagement opportunities and peer-to-peer recognition to create positive impact and personal andprofessional growth for its members.”
Pollen on Facebook
Tired of waiting for the next issue to share information with the Pollen community? Post your own updateswhenever you’d like directly to our Facebook page ->http://www.facebook.com/bepollen1,200+ fellowPollenites already spend time engaging with each other there, so come on over and join us!
Pollen on LinkedIn
Click here to connect with nearly 3,400+ Pollen members and have access to sharing jobs, events, andarticles directly with fellow members:http://bit.ly/Pollen-LinkedIn 
Become a full fledged Pollenite!
If someone has forwarded this to you and you’d like to become a full-fledged Pollenite, which providesyou with the opportunity to contribute content for distribution to the entire Pollen network,
become amember by emailing larsl-at-keystonesearch.com.Volume 42 Contents:1) Events2) Ideas/Inspiration3) Pollen Props4) Jobs/Internships5) Boards6) Fun/Etc.Events:
December 1 – MN Adoption Resource Network GalaThe MARN gala includes a silent auction (hot air balloon ride, tickets to Ordway, and more...), winetasting, entertainment, and most importantly, it is an opportunity to meet some of the youth who werepresent and to hear their stories. Our Giving Tree at the gala allows contributions to purchase holidayrequests from foster children and older youth. To purchase tickets and attend go to our secure site here:https://www.devwagon.com/marngala/index.php. (via Chris Tiedeman)December 6 – Carlson School of Management First Tuesday with UMN President Dr. Eric Kaler http://carlsonschool.umn.edu/firsttuesday/ 
 December 6 – “Citizenship in a Sound Bite Era” at Macalester College with World Savvy & MNHumanities Center http://2011citizenshipforum.eventbrite.com/ December 7 – Lori Jacobwith workshop “Sustainable Strategies” for non-profitshttp://www.lorijacobwith.com/_webapp_4266689/WORKSHOP_- _Sustainable_Strategies_II_%28Dec_2011%29 December 8 – Open Conversation on the MN Marriage Amendment with Rep. John Kriesel and Rep. TimKelly at Shamrocks in Saint Paulhttps://www.facebook.com/events/196491283760748/ December 8 – WomenVenture 1
Annual Client Showcasehttp://www.womenventure.org/assets/file/1stAnnualClientShowcase.pdf  February 4, 2012 – Save the date for the Second Annual Yinghua Academy Lantern Festival Galafeaturing the music of DJ Jake Rudh and the New Standardsttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org/gala/(via Maren Leafblad)
KeyStone Search and The Line launch “Faces of Leadership” collaborationhttp://www.thelinemedia.com/leadership/ Lars Leafblad notes on “The Rare Find: Spotting exceptional talent before everyone else” by GeorgeAnders – (http://www.georgeandersbooks.com)http://www.scribd.com/doc/72946490/Lars-Leafblad-Personal-Notes-on-The-Rare-Find Harvard Business Review’s “Thinkers50” -> World’s top 50 business thinkers:http://www.thinkers50.com/results/2011 A career counselor puts his skills to the test and shares results in The Chronicle of Higher Educationhttp://chronicle.com/article/The-Brave-New-World-of-Job/129739/ Media’s Twitter use is mostly one wayhttp://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/11/13/BUUM1LTRP6.DTL National Geographic photo collection of “Japan’s Nuclear Refugees”http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/12/japan-nuclear-zone/guttenfelder-photography Phil Miller’s (of Carlson School of Management) Career Bloghttp://www.phils-career-blog.com/ Outgoing CEO of the Blandin Foundation, Jim Hoolihan, shares his insights on leadership:http://www.mcf.org/news/giving-forum/listen-first Daniel Goleman in
Harvard Business Review 
“The Must-Have Leadership Skill”http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/10/the_must-have_leadership_skill.html 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellowshttp://www.macfound.org/site/c.lkLXJ8MQKrH/b.7728991/k.12E8/Meet_the_2011_Fellows.htm 10 Awesome Inspirational Manifestos (via Dan Wallace)http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/10-awesome-inspirational-manifestos.html 
 “The Entrepreneurial Generation” in
New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/13/opinion/sunday/the-entrepreneurial-generation.html?pagewanted=1&_r=4 “Social entrepreneurship and the next generation of giving” in
Washington Post 
 http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/on-innovations/social-entrepreneurship-and-the-next-generation-of-giving/2011/10/26/gIQAH7nR1M_story.html Bill George editorial “Extraordinary collaboration can rebuild Minnesota Miracle”http://www.startribune.com/business/134145133.html “What ever happened to the Twin Cities?” by Steve Berghttp://www.startribune.com/opinion/otherviews/134147098.html When Einstein wrote to Gandhi (via Letters of Note)http://www.lettersofnote.com/2011/11/when-einstein-wrote-to-gandhi.html "How technology can improve political dialogue" - Andrew Foxwell speaking at Vanderbilt Universityhttp://news.vanderbilt.edu/2011/11/andrew-foxwell/ Lee Schafer covers innovation in MN non-profits with Kate Barr and othershttp://www.pageturnpro.com/Twin-Cities-Business/33348-Twin-Cities-Business-December-2011/index.html#96 Gratitude from "Leadership & Community' bloghttp://www.leadershipandcommunity.com/2011/11/22/gratitude-from-leadership-community/ Foreign Policy Top 100 Global Thinkershttp://www.foreignpolicy.com/2011globalthinkers Worth magazine's "100 Most Powerful People in Finance" (includes St.Olaf College alumna Gretchen Morgenson at #99)http://www.worth.com/index.php/component/power/?view=all Leonardo da Vinci's to-do list (via NPR)http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2011/11/18/142467882/leonardos-to-do-list Minneapolis entrepreneurial community gets recognition in USA Today by way of CoCoMSPhttp://www.usatoday.com/tech/columnist/talkingtech/story/2011-11-24/minneapolis-tech-startups/51385972/1 Lars Leafblad shares 21 insights he's gained from four years of conducting executive interviews andnetworking meetings:http://www.scribd.com/doc/74107633/Lars-Leafblad-Insights-From-Four-Years-in-Retained-Executive-Search-KeyStone-Search Minnesota Business seeks nominations for "Top 50 Marketers of the Year"http://minnesotabusiness.com/top-50-marketers-year  “Social commerce with a conscience”www.socialearth.org/social-commerce-with-a-conscience-voucherry-helps-nonprofits-engage-fans Minnesota Public Health Association: Minnesota's independent voice of public health for over 100 yearsseeks new members (via Guthrie Byard)“The Minnesota Public Health Association is a professional association for people interested in promotingand protecting the public’s health. We are an affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA),

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