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Tessa from Arizona is working to transform Minnesota by ‘Empowering women through better event design’.

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Tessa Manahan is a highly talented and experienced solution designer who has a passion for thinking big and dreaming big. She is known for being a people person and genuinely wanting to get to know people and how they see the world.

Tessa is always happy and smiling, which makes her a joy to work with. She is able to create a positive and energetic atmosphere, which helps to ensure that her projects are successful and enjoyable for all involved. She is interested in understanding the complex dynamics that influence the way we behave and make choices.

With a wealth of experience in designing and managing large events, Tessa is a huge believer that people problem-solve best when each of our unique strengths, experiences, and perspectives are at the forefront of the solutions we create to the world's most complex issues.

In addition to her professional skills, Tessa is also a strong advocate for human rights. She is committed to projects that empower and support women, gender equality, climate action, and reducing inequality.

Born in Minnesota, Tessa is skilled at bringing together diverse groups of people and creating a cohesive and effective team. She is able to motivate and inspire her team members, which helps to ensure that they are able to deliver their best work.

The Twin Cities will benefit from her support because of her exceptional ability to connect the dots in complex environments and use collaborative, human-centered design to ensure the best possible decisions are being made at the top levels of organizations.

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

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

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

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

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Tessa tends to be diligent and steady, and might seem risk-averse.


OVERVIEW:

Tessa tends to be concerned with how a purchase may impact other people. Remain polite and caring throughout the conversation; connect with her on a personal level and give her time to discuss her the decision with others.

What comes naturally to Tessa

  • Feeling compelled to assist other people

  • Listening to the concerns and fears of others

  • Enjoying a smooth and predictable work environment


COMMUNICATON:

Tessa may ask a lot of questions in order to understand and process information. Make sure to be patient and provide context in your explanation, don't force a quick response or try to switch subjects until they are ready. Don't be overly aggressive.

When speaking to Tessa

  • Avoid harsh criticism

  • Allow her to set the pace

  • Use words like "value" and "fair"


MOTIVATION:

Tessa is motivated by predictability and stability. They will work well in an environment with established routine. Tessa also likes to support others and help them achieve their goals.

What motivates Tessa

  • Intentional conversation

  • Long-term trust & loyalty

  • Group cooperation


WORK:

People probably respond really well to Tessa's natural warmth but it might take a little while before new people feel like they know them well. Tessa can initially be reserved and some of their colleagues might read that as unapproachable. They can overcome this issue with support to volunteer for projects and other activities that push them out of their comfort zone.

When working with Tessa

  • Honor your commitments

  • Involve her in group decisions

  • Give her time to adapt

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

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

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empowered employees

strategy

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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 youthe Difference Consultingfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Tessa 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

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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

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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

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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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