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Learning from Chicago’s Innovation Leaders

Thank you for joining us at our latest Courageous Minds Only Community Event! Special thanks to 1871 for making the event possible. Jason Hauer, Co-founder and Head of Growth at The Garage Group, led an inspiring discussion some of Chicago’s top innovation leaders: Garry Cooper from Rheaply Jorie Sax from United Airlines and Rainer Struck […]

Courageous Minds Only Event Recap: January, 2023

The latest Courageous Minds Only event was a blast. We had a record number of attendees both in-person and online. Special thanks to our partner 1871 for making the event possible! We created the Courageous Minds Only Community to give corporate leaders courage, inspiration, and ideas for building the future in an uncertain world. The […]


We’re excited to introduce some recent additions to our growing team and their thoughts on courage and growth mindsets. Alex Reed, Associate Alex brings a strong background in food business and brand management to The Garage Group team along with an innate growth mindset that has not only driven her success, but those around her […]


“Gatherings are important to the human experience, but too often we don’t give them much thought.” – Priya Parker, The Art of Gathering It’s undeniable that the landscape of gathering has changed so much in the last couple of years since the pandemic. At The Garage Group, it has felt like a pendulum finding its […]

Recap: Leaders from Munich Re & Mars On Architecting for Disruptive Growth

On October 28th, Jason Hauer, Co-Founder & Head of Growth here at TGG sat down with battled-tested leaders Jean P. Vernor and Josh Olken from Munich Re and Mars for a Courageous Minds Only chat on Architecting for Disruptive Growth. We talked all things from the benefit of killing projects, to hiring for the right […]