Category: From the President


We look forward to keeping you up-to-date with newsletters, resources and other leadership development materials. Check back often and help us spread the word by sharing these articles with your friends on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter!

Getting the Right People on the Bus

Blog, From the President, News & Events on May 30th. Comments Off on Getting the Right People on the Bus

“Get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and the right people in the right seats.” Jim Collins’ quote from Good to Great is now famous, and powerful in its simplicity and logic. Yet it is not easy to accomplish.

Dakota Resources (formerly South Dakota Rural Enterprise) operated out of my home office for many years with contract administrative support and a contracted credit officer. We started out with the Capital Investment Fund as our only product. We were purely a financial institution making capital available to development organizations in South Dakota. We have become so much more by being responsive to the needs of our market and being willing to take calculated risks to meet those needs. None of it would have been possible without the caliber of the members of our board of directors … Read More »


x

Updates @ Dakota Resources

We grant permission to any development organization to repost and/or reuse any article contained in our blog for educational and marketing purposes.

 

Get Ready to Dream

RuralX17 keynote speaker Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts wants you to build a better block in your rural community. And he’s just the guy to tell...

OpenX spurs a new event
OpenX brings women to the table for an exciting new event in Aberdeen

What started as an OpenX topic at last summer’s RuralX Summit has...

Dakota Rising Fellows Do It All

From bakers to builders, there are all kinds of entrepreneurs in this world. Our Dakota Rising Fellows are a diverse group, but they quickly...