October 24, 2021

Category: Leadership

9 Experts on How to Lead During the Covid-19 Recession
Banking and Finance, Business Ethics, Commercial Real Estate, Communication, Corporate Governance, Economy, Entrepreneurism, Family Business, Health Care, Investing, Jobs, Law, Leadership, Manufacturing, Startups

9 Experts on How to Lead During the Covid-19 Recession

In the early months of the Covid-19 economic recession, nine experts from Platinum Group participated in unscripted, one-take/unedited interviews to share their perspectives and tips on on how business owners and leaders can best move forward. All of the interviews can be found on a Platinum Group Interview Series channel on YouTube and on seven audio platforms […]

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Why We Need to Address Post-Covid-19 Today (and How) According to Reviva Corp.’s Dave Goodwin
Economy, Education, Family Business, Jobs, Leadership, Manufacturing, Transportation

Why We Need to Address Post-Covid-19 Today (and How) According to Reviva Corp.’s Dave Goodwin

During this week’s One Take CEO Interview podcast and video segment sponsored by Platinum Group, Reviva Corp. Chairman Dave Goodwin shares how his company remained operating at full-speed despite Covid-19, and the importance of addressing today what the world will be like post-Covid. Reviva remanufactures gas and diesel engines for commercial-grade trucks smaller than 18-wheelers, […]

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Medtech Serial Entrepreneur Manny Villafana on Fundraising and Leading During Covid-19
Entrepreneurism, Health Care, Leadership, Medtech/Biotech, Startups

Medtech Serial Entrepreneur Manny Villafana on Fundraising and Leading During Covid-19

Medical 21 Founder and CEO Manny Villafana shares how he’s moving  ahead with his startup despite new and complex challenges caused by Covid-19 during this One Take CEO Interview podcast and video segment sponsored by Platinum Group.  (Click here to hear the interview or here to watch it.) Villafana faced plenty of surprises in the […]

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Allina Health’s Penny Wheeler on Leading During Covid-19, Riots & an Uncertain Economy
Communication, COVID-19 leadership, Economy, Health Care, Jobs, Leadership, Society

Allina Health’s Penny Wheeler on Leading During Covid-19, Riots & an Uncertain Economy

During this week’s One Take CEO Interview sponsored by Platinum Group, President and CEO Penny Wheeler discusses how she’s leading $4.4 billion health care provider Allina Health during Covid-19, how it survived fires and looting last month that damaged or destroyed most neighboring properties, and how she and her employees look to effect meaningful change […]

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Restaurant Technologies is Not Only Surviving Covid-19 but Planning for Growth, says CEO Jeff Kiesel
Economy, Food, Jobs, Leadership, Restaurants

Restaurant Technologies is Not Only Surviving Covid-19 but Planning for Growth, says CEO Jeff Kiesel

In this week’s episode of One Take CEO Interviews, Restaurant Technologies chief Jeff Kiesel shares how his business prepared for and then adjusted to a drop in business due to Covid-19 shutdowns, and is now gearing up for growth. His Mendota Heights, MN-based company is the nation’s most efficient fry-oil business, providing everything from fresh […]

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Serving as a Lighthouse
Communication, Leadership

Serving as a Lighthouse

Top lesson learned over the years that can help today? “People. The giftedness of people as well as the ability of people to change. In turbulent times like we face today, people are going to address issues in their own minds in very different ways. As a leader of an organization, one needs to be […]

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Maud Borup’s Christine Lantinen on Finishing a $6 Million Expansion, Altering Marketing & Leading During Covid-19
Economy, Family Business, Food, Jobs, Leadership, Manufacturing, Retail

Maud Borup’s Christine Lantinen on Finishing a $6 Million Expansion, Altering Marketing & Leading During Covid-19

In this week’s unedited One Take interview, Maud Borup’s Christine Lantinen talks about leading through the Covid-19 economy, how she and her team have changed marketing tactics, production processes and more, plus their need to hire more than 100 hourly employees and her thoughts on how business leaders can best deal with the stress created […]

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