Category: Empower

The Future of Women & Megatrend 3: The Decentralized Global Marketplace

Business is in the age of the “Empowered Consumer” who has a buffet of buying choices. Empowered consumers decide how they want to purchase goods and services. Big Data [collecting information (data) from multiple sources to detect trends, identify patterns and make decisions] is one tool that can be used to develop marketing campaigns, study human behaviors and determine patterns. It is also being … Read More The Future of Women & Megatrend 3: The Decentralized Global Marketplace

At current trends, it will take 70 years to close the gender wage gap

Welcome to “The Future of Women” blog series.  The Future of Women focus on AskDrConnie.com will highlight current and future trends impacting women around the world.   The first part of this series highlights a recent publication by the International Labour Office (ILO).   Women at Work:  Trends 2016, focused on examining gender equity globally.  As ILO mentions in their report, gender equity and women’s … Read More At current trends, it will take 70 years to close the gender wage gap

New Year and [Re]New You: A Women’s Retreat

Invest in you this holiday season!  A few of my fellow, female business owners in Nebraska City invited me to join them January 15-17, 2016 to co-host New Year and [Re]New You:  A Women’s Retreat.   I am now extending this invitation to all of you!  If you are ready for an amazing 2016, join us for a weekend filled with purpose, passion and … Read More New Year and [Re]New You: A Women’s Retreat

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”

Megatrend 2: Living with Purpose and Meaning

Our society is quickly evolving into an era characterized by shared purpose and meaning.  Leaders must be willing to create an atmosphere of sustainable innovation designed to continuously move organizations forward while connecting employees and clientele to meaningful experiences and their definitions of personal fulfillment. How many distance-learning leaders are adding value to the lives of learners, faculty and staff from a holistic perspective?  … Read More Megatrend 2: Living with Purpose and Meaning

I Need Your Help before Friday!!

I need your fresh insights about confidence before Friday? Why?? Clint Bellows, a man I truly admire, invited me to be a guest on the Tom Becka show this Friday at 3:30 PM. Clint is hosting the show, and I am starting to get my thoughts on confidence, leadership and coaching together. Your ideas, perspectives and experiences will make this radio experience on the … Read More I Need Your Help before Friday!!

Starting the New Year with True Intentions!

  It’s the perfect day for writing.  The snow is falling and the new year is full of positive energy and gratitude! If you are contemplating your resolutions or goals for 2014, my updated SMARTER Intentions and Authentic Goals Coaching Guide may be of use.  It is designed to help get you started or to help you refine what you may have already established. … Read More Starting the New Year with True Intentions!

Celebrate the 4th while Going Wild with Confidence!

To Celebrate the Fourth of July, Go Wild with Confidence is on sale for only $6.29. Why? Because the first of my Top 10 Confidence Boosters, which are listed in the book, is Cherish Your Freedom! Realize that you alone control your destiny, and you have the freedom to live your life every single day! Celebrate your freedom and the fourth by getting your … Read More Celebrate the 4th while Going Wild with Confidence!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and a Four-Year-Old: Lessons for Leadership and Life

Last week while I was in the shower, my four-year-old daughter, Raquel, walked into the bathroom and asked me an interesting question.  “Mom, why doesn’t anyone like Rudolph’s shiny red nose?”  My daughter was supposed to be in bed sleeping.  I am 99% sure she was lying in bed reflecting on her day.  Many nights I have quietly checked on her before going to … Read More Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and a Four-Year-Old: Lessons for Leadership and Life

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