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Carl from Minneapolis is working to transform Minnesota by ‘facilitating cross-sector collaborations and implementing innovative solutions for Minnesota's challenges.’.

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Carl Atiya Swanson is a multifaceted creative who is dedicated to uniting and transforming Minnesota. With his diverse skill set, including an MBA and a background in strategic facilitation, Carl has the tools to bring about positive change in the state. He is an omnivorous arts-maker, meaning he embraces all forms of art and has a deep understanding of their value in society. This allows him to tap into the creative process and find innovative solutions to the challenges facing Minnesota.

One of Carl's key strengths lies in his history of successfully launching new projects. His experience in strategic planning and nonprofit management enables him to take ideas from conception to reality, ensuring they are both sustainable and impactful. This skill is particularly relevant to Minnesota, as the state grapples with various issues that require fresh thinking and ingenuity.

Furthermore, Carl's expertise in facilitating groups and fostering cross-sector collaborations further adds to his ability to unite Minnesota. He understands the importance of bringing diverse voices together to create lasting change. By facilitating meaningful conversations and building bridges between different sectors, Carl can harness the collective wisdom and resources of the community to address pressing challenges in a collaborative and inclusive manner.

Overall, Carl Atiya Swanson is a practical optimist who is poised to make a positive difference in Minnesota. With his deep understanding of the creative process, experience in strategic planning, and expertise in group facilitation, he has the tools to transform the state into a more unified and prosperous place for all its residents.

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

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Carl’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.

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

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

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Carl tends to have more confidence in gut instinct than formal structure, leading to bold decisions.


OVERVIEW:

Keep your ideas at a high level when trying to persuade Carl. Talk about the future in optimistic terms and ask about what Carl is excited about. Use hyperbole to make your point, using words like “the best” and “incredible”. They may tune out if you try to support your argument with too much detail, so follow-up with the specifics and a summary of your main points.

What comes naturally to Carl

  • Speaking persuasively in a one-on-one meeting

  • Taking big risks

  • Leading the conversation in a meeting


COMMUNICATON:

Carl is likely to be assertive and bold. They are likely to appreciate when others are confident and to-the-point. Push for your ideas or opinions, but be prepared to support your reasoning.

When speaking to Carl

  • Be less polished and more dynamic

  • Tell a few jokes

  • Stick to the big picture


MOTIVATION:

Carl is often motivated by ambitious goals and exciting competition. They tend to find value in achievement and feel energized when they accomplish something great.

What motivates Carl

  • Experiencing new things

  • Thinking on their feet

  • Public speaking


WORK:

Carl likes challenge, so don’t hesitate to call them out. They can have a big personality, so don’t be shy if you’re feeling overwhelmed. Speak up and get their attention. Expect some friendly competition, but know that they are focused on the team’s best interest. Take confident action to earn their respect and keep it by delivering on promises and discovering new opportunities.

When working with Carl

  • Hit the ground running on a new project

  • Set ambitious team goals

  • Help them remain realistic

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

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

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Service Representative

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Movement Building

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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 youNIVF - National Independent Venue Foundationfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Carl 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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3/5 Has details but doesn’t post/share/comment often
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