Category: Creativity

March Blogging U. Courses: Blogging and Photo 101

A great learning opportunity for anyone looking to grow their online presence as an entrepreneur, author or thought leader with blogging: March Blogging U. Courses: Blogging and Photo 101. Enroll in Blogging U, have some fun and grow your brand! Blogging is a great way to Be You and Do Something Cool! Go Wild with Blogging! -Dr. Connie  

InnovateHER: 2015 Innovating for Women Business Challenge in Lincoln, NE March 26

This is AWESOME!! I received the press release for the InnovateHER:  2015 Innovating for Women Business Challenge in Lincoln, NE on March 26 and had to share it with all of you.   Go Wild with Your Creativity and Ideas, Support Women and Go For It! Be You & Do Something Cool! -Dr. Connie   OMAHA–The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Nebraska District Office invites … Read More InnovateHER: 2015 Innovating for Women Business Challenge in Lincoln, NE March 26

Can You Be Happier in 21 Days? Yes, You Can!

Do you believe that you can become persistently happier in just 21 days?  Research by Shawn Achor and others studying the power of positive psychology shows that you can! My interest in what I call, The Happiness Trend, continues to grow for good reason.  Happiness makes a difference! I am really excited to be delivering a keynote, Go Wild:  Be Happy! on Friday, November 21st … Read More Can You Be Happier in 21 Days? Yes, You Can!

Growing Trends: The Rise of Good Bacteria and the Demise of Shampoo?

As creative entrepreneurs and innovators continue to embrace the “natural ingredients and fewer chemicals” trend, we may be soon be talking about using shampoo “way back when”…. Growing trends changing the future and our daily routines: The end of shampoo and the rise of good bacteria! #trends…http://t.co/Jl9ySeWWYc — Dr. Connie (@askdrconnie) August 15, 2014   I just love it when people embrace, “Be You … Read More Growing Trends: The Rise of Good Bacteria and the Demise of Shampoo?

Local Entrepreneurs + Teamwork = Creativity!

A very cool opportunity is coming up in Nebraska City thanks to a partnership between two local entrepreneurs:  Jeanna Stavas of Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast and Katie Radke of KR Creative!  See below for details!! Paint a Barn, Have Fun & Go Wild with Your Creative Side! -Dr. Connie    Sunday October 5th • Canvas Painting Class at Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast … Read More Local Entrepreneurs + Teamwork = Creativity!

Join Me Today on 1110 KFAB Radio!

Status Update: I will be on from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM today, and Clint will be taking callers! In addition to the topics I listed in the original blog post below, we will be discussing the 3 Mega-Trends I recently wrote about and presented on: 1) The Rise of the #GigEconomy, 2) Living with Purpose and Meaning and the 3) Decentralized Global Marketplace. … Read More Join Me Today on 1110 KFAB Radio!

Go Wild with Confidence Hits #136,936 on Amazon!

Celebrating a publishing milestone with my family today!  It always feels good when you take a step in the direction of your dreams.  Best-seller status here I come!   My book, Go Wild with Confidence! hit #136,936 on Amazon today. Getting closer to best-seller status every day 🙂 pic.twitter.com/khruUrYzq6 — Dr. Connie (@askdrconnie) May 31, 2014

Thank you For the Gift of Freedom: Part 1

We have much to be grateful for as we prepare for Memorial Weekend.  It’s a great time to thank our Veterans, Military personnel and their families.  It is also a time to remember our loved ones. Thanks to our great military heroes, one of the unique gifts we have in the United States is the gift is FREEDOM!  The Declaration of Independence guarantees all … Read More Thank you For the Gift of Freedom: Part 1

All roads lead to Kimmel…

Originally posted on Kimmel Education & Research Center:
Our parking lot tells the story! Even with Highway 75 under road construction, we have lots of activity at Kimmel Education and Research Center today. A visit by Chuck Schroeder, Executive Director of the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute, started out the day and later this morning, Dr. Wayne Moore, UNL Extension Associate Director/Associate Dean,…

What is Your Deer in the Lawn?

Growing up, my dad played the same April Fool joke on us kids every year, “Look kids, there is a deer in the lawn!”   Every year, the six of us fell for it.  We actually lived along a highway, so the likelihood of us spotting a deer in the lawn was pretty small. My husband was gone on April 1, but we both wanted to … Read More What is Your Deer in the Lawn?

Fred: The Key Indicator of “Gone-to-Muchness”

I think Fred is trying to tell me something! Granted, Fred usually gets pretty upset when I get the suitcase out and start packing.  But, this was the first time he actually sat in it!  Animals have great instincts, and he is sharing an important message with me. It has been a busy couple of months and it is now time to do some … Read More Fred: The Key Indicator of “Gone-to-Muchness”

Future-Focused Leadership: Cooperation, Creativity and Purpose

Interestingly enough, the hottest jobs at Facebook require a “human touch.”  Why?  They are looking for people who can close sales because their revenue relies heavily on ads (Anders, 2014).  Perhaps the most future-focused distance learning administrators should consider blending “high-human touch” with “high-tech” in new and interesting ways that holistically add value to the lives of learners. Future-focused leaders in distance learning are … Read More Future-Focused Leadership: Cooperation, Creativity and Purpose

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