Inside Track: A few words of advice for the graduates

Article by: Neal St. Anthony, Star Tribune

Attention, college graduates of 2012. Here’s a bit of (edited) advice that Inside Track has obtained from several local chief executives…


Full Article


“No matter the economic climate … the power of a higher education degree — coupled with a strong belief in yourself — creates limitless possibilities for you, for your career and for our country. Further, at times of economic stress, we need leaders, optimistic leaders, more than at any other time. Lead with optimism and believe in yourself and those around you.”

Richard Davis, U.S. Bancorp


“Be curious. Be open. You don’t need a road map for your life. Find a life’s work that you are passionate about and that asks you to bring your best stuff. Your reputation is your top asset.”

Mary Brainerd, HealthPartners