The last couple of years have been trying and difficult times for many of us. Businesses as well as social institutions and even families have been turned upside down and inside out as we’ve seemingly been buffeted by a continuous wave of crises. It’s easy during those times to give in to moments of self-doubt and fear.

So, I asked some Minnesota business leaders – “What words of wisdom do you have for encouraging yourself and your staff? How do you keep a positive attitude?