#RealLifeWonderWoman — Meet Kara Jorvig

Today’s #RealLifeWonderWoman has been named one of the top 25 women in business, in North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota. Kara Jorvig is passionate about encouraging others to reach their full potential and is the founder and CEO of Allegro Group, a relationship-driven professional search and business-advisory firm. We caught up with Kara and are excited to share her perspectives, passions

#RealLifeWonderWoman — Meet Annie Meehan

I spent last week working in Las Vegas with a fellow speaker and author. This #RealLifeWonderWoman wows me with her energy and sparkle. She possesses a can-do attitude and zest for connecting with people wherever they’re at. Oh, and she’s not afraid to don a pineapple onesie and work the conference room floor. Annie is real. Annie is authentic. And

Emotional about launching your college student? You are not alone!

When did it happen? When did our kids grow up? I went from college and my first “real” job to marriage and then babies, who grew from toddlers to teens in a nanosecond. A household where diapers, lullabies, and training wheels turned into thongs, indie rock, and driver’s ed. Who knew I’d long for the days of chicken nuggets with

#RealLifeWonderWoman — Meet Allison Crandall

I recently spoke at an event where I had the pleasure of meeting a most engaging and delightful woman named Allison. This at-home mom of two young children and I connected over our shared passion for helping women feel confident, powerful and beautiful–inside and out. In addition to raising her young family, she is a Stella & Dot stylist and

The grass is not always greener…

My husband Marty is a yard guy. He is meticulous about fertilizing, watering, mowing and trimming. In fact, we tease him about how often he cuts the grass—and yes, the tidy chevron pattern in which he cuts it. The King of the Riding Lawnmower takes great pride in maintaining our yard and it shows. While we relentlessly pick on him

#RealLifeWonderWoman — Meet Sophie Riegel

I learned of today’s #RealLifeWonderWoman from a colleague who told me, “you simply have to meet her!” She’s an author, speaker, mental health advocate, student and dog rescuer. She radiates both resilience and gratitude. And by the way, she’s accomplished all of this (and so much more!) before her nineteenth birthday. Her book is called Don’t Tell Me To Relax!: One

#RealLifeWonderWoman — Meet Lauren Steinke

When she was six, Lauren’s dad signed her up for her first triathlon–and she fell in love with the sport. Father and daughter, they would train together. It was their thing. When she was fifteen, her dad passed away unexpectedly. Her world was turned upside down, but she continued to train and compete, carrying on the legacy (and the love

#RealLifeWonderWoman — Meet Cheryl Karpen

Today’s #RealLifeWonderWoman is peas-itively (yes, peas-itively) one of the most caring people I know. She’s also one of the smartest, savviest, most creative business women I know. Like Wonder Woman, she balances the dichotomies of softness and toughness, compassion and grit, intelligence and instinct. Cheryl Karpen is the Peas-ident (yes, Peas-ident–are you catching a theme here?) and creative genius behind the

#RealLifeWonderWoman — Meet Michelle Schmitz

Simply put, today’s #RealLifeWonderWoman helps people find success. Michelle Schmitz is the Executive Director of the St. Cloud State University Career Center, and is energized by her work. ” To have the opportunity to work in an environment where learning and growing is encouraged and inspired is something that fulfills me more than I ever realized…I am a natural connector so when

#RealLifeWonderWoman — Meet Captain Joy Walker

I recently had the pleasure of spending some time with retired Captain Joy Walker, the first female pilot at Delta Air Lines. This real-life Wonder Woman began flying for the airline in 1973, fighting gender stereotypes while pursuing her love of aviation and adventure. Captain Walker might be retired, but she is as active as ever. She represents Delta and women