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All four mayoral candidates to participate in 1 Million Cups forum Sept. 22

CONTACT: Rob MerrittDirector of Communications, NewBoCo319-651-8391rob@newbo.co Amara Andrews, Myra Bradwell, Brad Hart, and Tiffany O’Donnell to discuss entrepreneurship, innovation and tech education during live NewBoCo event at Cedar Rapids’ Olympic Theater CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (Sept. 21, 2021) – The four candidates for Cedar Rapids Mayor will meet in person at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, Sept. 22 for a forum

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FROM STRATEGIC TO TACTICAL

Intrapreneur Academy is a 12-month program full of informative workshops and thoughtful personalized coaching sessions. Participants enhance their understanding of organizational culture and their professional agility, as well as develop innovative and entrepreneurial methods for addressing internal challenges. These characteristics build an Intrapreneur. Intrapreneurs become cultural leaders within their organizations and are specifically prepared to address internal challenges in powerful

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I Mostly Read It Book Club: Adam Grant Banner August 2021

I Mostly Read Think Again

We record each session of The “I mostly Read It” Book Club and use transcription software to best collect the ideas shared and discussed each week. It’s powerfully telling that, among the keywords the software identified in Think Again by Adam Grant, were humility, engaging, identity, agreements, questions, and conversation. These are rich and engaging themes in the book. What’s

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Ruthless Consistency: More than a Habit

On the third Wednesday of every month, the I Mostly Read It Book Club convenes to talk about a book that there is a decent chance not all of us read. But we are still ready to offer opinions on the topic! We designate a discussion leader to pick a book and help guide the rest of us as the

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How Deep Is Your Focus?

In June, the I Mostly Read it Book Club examined Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport. So, in 2021, on the heels of a year-long pandemic, exploding social justice movements, and a tumultuous political landscape, she was again drawn to the book’s relevance. “I was reminded when I reread it about the ability

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Molly Monk and John Foster celebrate five years with NewBoCo

NewBoCo welcomed two key team members five years ago this week. Today? Both John Foster and Molly Monk say they wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.  “The last five years have been a wild ride,” says Molly, who currently serves as NewBoCo’s Assistant Director of Development. “It was on my birthday five years ago that Eric Engelmann called me and

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Lucky Number Seven for NewBoCo’s David Tominsky

Today we’re saluting David “Old Man” Tominsky for a big anniversary. Of course, Old Man Tominsky isn’t actually an old man. However, seven years ago today, he started as one of the first people — we think he says he was “Employee 1” — at NewBoCo. So he’s definitely got an earned level of seniority on our team, and many

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