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Michelle from Minneapolis is working to transform Minnesota by ‘Equipping entrepreneurs with AI-powered tools to succeed’.

Maryns is the founder and CEO of We Sparkle Co., a Techstars-backed public benefit corporation that is working to build a stronger and more inclusive economy by providing underestimated entrepreneurs with the tools they need to succeed. She is a Bush Fellow and an experienced connector of people and ideas, with expertise in digital marketing and design thinking. Maryns has worked in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, and was recognized as a Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business Honoree in 2020.

Maryns has advised several successful startups, including Boosted Boards, Skip Scooters, 26 Letters, Molly Fuller Design, Ova Woman, Spinning Wylde, and Zaarly. She has also served as a Stylist for Stitch Fix, and has completed contract projects with Greater MSP/Make It. MSP./MSP Hello and WORKSHOP, with Google as a primary client. In addition, she co-founded a Service Design Network (SDN) chapter in Minnesota, and led a group of high school students from China on a social entrepreneurship and social innovation learning trip to Panama.

Maryns is a financial activist and impact investor who is a member of the Northeast Investment Cooperative. She is a Futuristic, Individualization, Strategic, Ideation, and Positivity strengthsfinder and loves working with an Integrator as part of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS).

In Minnesota, Maryns could help others succeed by providing them with access to the AI-powered tools and resources offered by We Sparkle Co. She could also use her expertise in digital marketing and design thinking to help entrepreneurs develop successful strategies and grow their businesses. Additionally, her experience as an impact investor and financial activist could provide valuable insights and guidance to those seeking to make a positive impact through their own investments and financial decisions.

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Michelle's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Michelle’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Michelle will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Michelle’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Michelle tends to be perceptive, inventive, and forward-thinking.


OVERVIEW:

Keep the conversation exciting, energetic, engaging when selling to Michelle. Maintain a casual tone throughout the pitch - treat her like a friend you're presenting a good idea to, rather than just a prospective customer.

What comes naturally to Michelle

  • Sticking to the big picture

  • Leading the conversation in a meeting

  • Getting bored easily


COMMUNICATON:

Michelle tends to be confident and charming. She may approach conversations in a lively, enthusiastic manner, often using her communication skills to energize others. Maintain a positive, upbeat tone and focus on addressing the big picture. Avoid being overly analytical.

When speaking to Michelle

  • Use visual aids when possible

  • Tell a few jokes

  • Project enthusiasm and energy


MOTIVATION:

Michelle is an outgoing optimist, driven by a passion for out-of-the-box thinking. She wants to constantly expand her network by meeting other creative, influential people. Give her plenty of opportunities to work closely with others.

What motivates Michelle

  • Public speaking

  • Experiencing new things

  • Exploration & discovery


WORK:

Michelle has an expressive, engaging attitude that others can easily be drawn to. Her ability to passionately pursue new opportunities can help move an organization towards growth. At times, others can help balance her idealism by offering advice for improving their thinking and following through on projects.

When working with Michelle

  • Help her remain realistic

  • Hit the ground running on a new project

  • Create time for group brainstorming sessions

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Michelle’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Michelle’s online activity.

Paul Business Journal Women

Positivity Keirsey Temperament Sorter

Molly Fuller Design

Service Design Network

Service Design Midwest

design thinking skills

Northeast Investment Cooperative StrengthsFinder

marketing and design thinking

benefit corporation

Bush Fellow

Business Honoree

high school students

Contract projects

community members

Founder & CEO

Activist & Impact

html Advised

Fix stylist

Chicago chapter

Boosted Boards

Sparkle

Site:Connector

Letters

Wylde

Paul Business Journal Women

Positivity Keirsey Temperament Sorter

Molly Fuller Design

Service Design Network

Service Design Midwest

design thinking skills

Northeast Investment Cooperative StrengthsFinder

marketing and design thinking

benefit corporation

Bush Fellow

Business Honoree

high school students

Contract projects

community members

Founder & CEO

Activist & Impact

html Advised

Fix stylist

Chicago chapter

Boosted Boards

Sparkle

Site:Connector

Letters

Wylde

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youWe Sparkle Co.for supporting United We Transform!

How can Michelle extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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Here is Michelle’s current social network strength.

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0/5 Unkown
1/5 No social presense
2/5 Very little or inaccurate social data
3/5 Has details but doesn’t post/share/comment often
4/5 Active and accurate
5/5 Social leader

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