African American-owned THOR Companies is Super Bowl activities sponsor

THOR Companies, Minnesota’s largest minority-owned firm, is playing in the big leagues of Super Bowl sponsorships. THOR has contributed $1.3 million to be one of 23 “founding partners” of the event. “As a founding partner, THOR Companies joins with other major Minnesota companies in contributing to the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee’s efforts to make … Read More

Mayor Jacob Frey promises action on economic inequality in north Minneapolis

So far, there are few details. The new Minneapolis mayor said his office is “generating input.” People of color have been left behind amid the Twin Cities’ prosperity, and Mayor Jacob Frey was in north Minneapolis on Friday to “hear from the community” and commit to doing something about it.

Back Story: Persistence pays off for Thor’s Hollingsworth

Back Story: Persistence pays off for Thor’s Hollingsworth Damaris Hollingsworth brings a global perspective, gritty determination, and a deep-seated passion for inclusion to her role as vice president of architecture at Thor Design Plus, part of the Minneapolis-based Thor group of companies.

Who Moved Your Cheese?

Embracing the rat in the room. In Ken Blanchard’s book Who Moved My Cheese? he created four imaginary characters: Sniff, Scurry, Hem and Haw, who are in a maze looking for cheese. The cheese is a metaphor for what we want in life—a job, relationship, house, money, freedom, health, recognition, spiritual peace, etc.—and each character … Read More