Leadership

Welcome 22-23 Board Members, Executive Committee

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce gathered this week with our board members and staff at Minnesuing Acres to discuss the year ahead. Much of our agenda was in conversation surrounding the Chamber's strategic plan, which will be capstoned at the end of this year. Inspiring discussion, actionable goals, and new friendships were built.

By |2022-09-30T10:41:41-05:00September 30th, 2022|2022, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership|Comments Off on Welcome 22-23 Board Members, Executive Committee

Big Chamber Announcements!

Thank you to those who have taken the time to fill out the survey related to our strategic planning effort. If you did not participate in a focus group, please take the time to fill out the survey as we will be completing the strategic framework at the end of September during our retreat

By |2022-09-23T13:52:09-05:00September 20th, 2022|2022, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership|Comments Off on Big Chamber Announcements!

Year One Update: Strategic Plan and and New Initiatives

It is hard to believe that my first year in this role has come and gone. It has been the absolute honor of a lifetime to serve our membership, businesses, and community. Last fall, at our board retreat, our organization committed to doing a number of things. This included an organizational audit and a

By |2022-09-16T13:16:51-05:00September 16th, 2022|2022, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership|Comments Off on Year One Update: Strategic Plan and and New Initiatives

Year of Action

June 20, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FX-Iisvrj8 Instituting change starts with commitment. Today, June 20th, is the federally observed day for the Juneteenth holiday, and much more than a day off. Make this your Day Year of Action. Read Juneteenth and Anti-Racism Book List The following reading list of books

By |2022-07-22T15:37:07-05:00June 20th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Diversity, Education, Employers, Leadership, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Year of Action

Call for Chamber Board Nominations

You have an exciting opportunity to strengthen our Chamber by nominating a talented business leader to serve on our board of directors. This person can be a colleague of yours or yourself. Diverse candidates are encouraged and welcome to apply. Serving on our board is an effective and enjoyable way to connect with leaders

By |2022-07-22T16:24:39-05:00June 2nd, 2022|2022, Leadership|Comments Off on Call for Chamber Board Nominations

Ramping Up Advocacy Efforts in 2022

Duluth and St. Louis County at the Capitol is nearly upon us. At this point, we hope you have had the chance to review the Legislative Priorities Booklet. It details the needs of our region and shares the stories of our community. Further, it is a good opportunity to better understand some of

By |2022-03-07T14:31:49-06:00March 7th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Events, Leadership, Legislation|Comments Off on Ramping Up Advocacy Efforts in 2022

Leading Well

7 Things that Hinder Leading Well: Pride Avoidance Lacking authenticity and vulnerability Being defensive Insecurity Lack of integrity Lack of empathy This article is adapted from a Chamber presentation by Nicole Karnowski. To view the full webinar, follow the link below. Nikki is a business coach and consultant, who owns Metamorphosis Coaching, Consulting, and

By |2022-02-04T09:35:08-06:00February 4th, 2022|2022, Education, Leadership, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Leading Well

Moving from Employee Connectivity to Employee Belonging

If your company is experiencing challenges in recruitment and retention, you are not alone. Population contributors such as reduced immigration, lower birthrate, and aging Baby Boomers have been for years creating a long-term worker shortage. This national workforce shortage has been accelerated by the pandemic. This article is adapted from a Chamber presentation by

By |2022-01-07T12:53:06-06:00January 7th, 2022|2022, Education, Employers, Leadership, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Moving from Employee Connectivity to Employee Belonging

2022 Events: Printable Calendars

2022 Chamber Events Calendars are Now Available! The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce hosts over 100 events annually. Offerings including monthly networking opportunities, educational series, leadership programming, and advocacy initiatives. Make valuable connections and engage with other business professionals at any one of our unique events. We encourage you to check out the event

By |2021-12-17T10:49:47-06:00December 14th, 2021|2022, Education, Events, Leadership, Resources|Comments Off on 2022 Events: Printable Calendars

Leadership Duluth and North Shore Bank Raises $12,525 for CHUM Holiday Meals

On Thursday, November 18, 2021, Leadership Duluth visited CHUM Food Shelf to deliver a large donation for holiday meals. The Chum Food Shelf is a humble recipient of food drive funds donated by Leadership Duluth, the region’s premier leadership development program of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. The Thanksgiving Food Drive, including turkeys

By |2021-11-19T08:22:37-06:00November 19th, 2021|2021, Duluth Chamber News, Leadership, Resources|Comments Off on Leadership Duluth and North Shore Bank Raises $12,525 for CHUM Holiday Meals
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