Jodi’s Journal

Jodi’s Journal: Honoring The Architect of Modern Sioux Falls

The man whose vision and design work created some of the most iconic buildings in modern Sioux Falls history has died.

3 weeks ago

Jodi’s Journal: The no-holds-barred truth about the events center campus

We need a bigger, better, broader vision for the functions that currently exist at the events center campus.

1 month ago

Jodi’s Journal: For insight into the media industry, consider how you shop

Want a sense of how the media industry has been disrupted? Think about how the way you shop has changed.

2 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: As millennials return to suburbia, a cautionary tale from a fellow ‘best place to live’

Sioux Falls was once named the best place to live in America. So was this town, nicknamed the “Millennial Mayberry.” But things aren’t quite idyllic there — and it could serve as a cautionary tale here.

2 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: Becoming the City of Dreams

“I’m so proud of my city.” Maybe you’ve heard it lately. Maybe you’ve said it. There’s a growing sense of energy mixed with civic pride, thanks to a lot of little and not-so-little things that are coming together at the same time.

3 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: Faith Through Frames creates priceless portraits

Steve Johnson thought maybe his camera could help him start a little side business. It led him to a calling instead.

3 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: Cues from ‘Jeopardy’ champ resonate in business

He’s playing the game of Jeopardy “as perfectly as possible.” And his strategy could lead to success in business too.

4 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: What happens in Vegas

What do Las Vegas, the world’s largest retail real estate convention and the mixed-used parking ramp project in downtown Sioux Falls have in common? Read on.

4 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: Don’t count down to retirement

“There’s nothing sadder than the countdown to retirement.” Take a cue from some business leaders making big career changes: It’s possible to find new roles that fill you with purpose no matter what stage you’re at in your career.

5 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: As planning director retires, a message for future leadership

As the city’s planning leader retires, a message on the value of relationships.

5 months ago

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