Recent content from Lee Schafer
Schafer: What do you really need to retire?
Columnist Lee Schafer signs off grateful for the richness of life.
Schafer: How doing business can be a bit more like Christmas morning
One successful entrepreneur in Minneapolis is telling a lot of people: Thanks.
Schafer: There won't soon be another opportunity to rethink the I-94 corridor
The central cities have bore the cost of helping connect those in the suburbs to job opportunities. How can a reimagined I-94 help those who live in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
Schafer: The fruits of Honeywell's long-game dedication to quantum computer now being seen
Planting seeds — be it time, money or effort — today may not show up for years, but the wait can be worthwhile.
Schafer: Strategy without execution is a vision with no plan
Most business consultants want to help companies develop strategy because it's fun and gives bigger fees. But the Pinnacle Performance Group thinks the messy details are what really matter.
Schafer: Inflation is making us uneasy, so how can we find gratitude?
By most economic measures, we have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. So why do we feel so crabby?
Schafer: Investing in Minnesota small business is a winning bet
That's where the economic recovery is bubbling up.
Schafer: St. Paul rent control vote turns builders, bankers away from capital city
The Twin Cities needs new multifamily housing and capital is flooding in for projects. St. Paul's voters just assured the city won't get it.
Schafer: Soaring used car prices could have an outsized effect on rural Minnesota
Cars are a larger percentage of household expenses in many rural Minnesota counties. Inflationary prices for used cars could hurt family finances more there.
Schafer: Our supply-chain problems have a simple explanation: We're still buying stuff
The list of factors contributing to our clogged supply chain is long, but the reason really isn't that complicated.