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Melissa from Minneapolis is working to transform Minnesota by ‘Working to transform my industry by leveraging my skills’.

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Melissa Rousu is an accomplished project and product manager with a wealth of experience in delivering successful projects efficiently and within budget. Her ability to thrive in fast-paced and results-driven environments makes her a valuable asset in transforming and uniting the industry in Minneapolis. With a strong background in orchestrating complex projects and collaborating with cross-functional teams, Melissa is well-equipped to tackle the organization issues within the industry.

Drawing from her 14 years of experience in Higher Education, Melissa brings a unique perspective to the table, having worked closely with diverse student populations. Her deep understanding of their needs and aspirations allows her to develop innovative solutions that resonate with target audiences. By leveraging this valuable insight, Melissa is poised to drive positive change and implement strategies that will help bridge gaps within the industry, creating a more cohesive and inclusive environment for all stakeholders involved.

Melissa's combination of project management expertise and experience in Higher Education positions her as a dynamic leader capable of leading industry transformation in Minneapolis. Her track record of delivering projects on time and her knack for aligning stakeholders toward a common goal make her an ideal candidate to spearhead initiatives that promote unity and growth. With Melissa at the helm, the organization can expect to see impactful changes that drive success and foster collaboration across all levels.

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

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

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

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

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Melissa tends to be confident and fast-paced, especially when achieving ambitious goals.


OVERVIEW:

Melissa tends to be comfortable arguing, when needed, so be prepared for pushback or criticism in your pitch. They may try to negotiate the terms, so expect to either stand your ground or make needed compromises.

What comes naturally to Melissa

  • Setting ambitious goals for others

  • Working independently to meet a deadline

  • Getting angsty if a conversation lasts too long


COMMUNICATON:

Melissa tends to be intense, assertive, and confident. They are focused on improving results, tending to direct others and share ways to improve. Be direct and logical when addressing them.

When speaking to Melissa

  • Assert yourself with confidence

  • Expect conversation to move quickly

  • Get right to the bottom line


MOTIVATION:

Melissa loves taking on big projects and setting ambitious goals. They are a direct, decisive leader who prioritizes measurable results and finds thrill in improvement. They thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that allows him plenty of room for growth and personal achievement.

What motivates Melissa

  • Professional growth

  • Competition & winning

  • Challenges


WORK:

Melissa has the tendency to push back on anything they disagree with. They are often focused on achieving goals and maintaining results. Though they can seem intimidating to some people, their respect can be easily earned through direct and honest dialogue.

When working with Melissa

  • Expect them to adapt quickly to change

  • Expect some healthy competition

  • Get used to a fast work pace

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

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

Organizations

Project Management

Collaborating

Innovative Solutions

Target Audiences

Leadership

Customer Service

Time Management

Analysis

Business Analysis

Event Planning

Design

Marketing

Management

Organizational Development

Research

Program Development

Strategic Planning

Social Networking

Organizations

Project Management

Collaborating

Innovative Solutions

Target Audiences

Leadership

Customer Service

Time Management

Analysis

Business Analysis

Event Planning

Design

Marketing

Management

Organizational Development

Research

Program Development

Strategic Planning

Social Networking

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?

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Thank youMinnesota State I.T. Center of Excellencefor supporting United We Transform!

How can Melissa 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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