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What does it mean to be a leader?

Management and leadership gurus like Michael Porter, Marcus Buckingham, Robert Reich, Steven Covey and Peter Drucker all give a slightly different answer to the question “what does it mean to be a leader?” Rather than writing a long blog post dissecting each of their answers, I wanted to share examples of real leaders here in Minnesota.


Opus Corporation projects, such as the Minneapolis campus of the University of St. Thomas, Mariucci Arean at the University of Minnesota and corporate headquarters for Best Buy, Medtronic and Toro, all stem from Gerald Rauenhorst’s strong leadership. He continues to serve the Minnesota real estate community as a role model, leader and philanthropist.

At UST, we hold several events to honor leaders in the local, regional, and national business community who in one way or another have made a difference. One of these events is the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame. Rauenhorst was inducted with five other leaders in 2010.

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