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
It has been a full week! One of the big events: Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. The Tweet by Melissa Stewart connected me to the story behind Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. Wendy Diamond, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Founder and CEO, started Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with great passion and purpose. She is giving women a global voice. To learn more, read the article published in Fortune about Wendy … Read More Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
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!
Come to the University of Nebraska Kimmel Education and Research Center on November 1 and find out! I am so excited! A team of my colleagues from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is coming to Kimmel to help launch businesses! The workshop our team is holding on November 1 is designed to help anyone thinking about starting a business. It will also be valuable to current … Read More Are You Ready to Launch a Business?
The book panel my husband Jim and I served on yesterday in Seward, NE was a great. Approximately 20 people attended Chapters 8th Annual Local Authors Event, which was awesome! It’s great to see an independent, locally owned store supporting creativity and innovation by hosting events designed to stimulate entrepreneurship and economic growth. We met a lot of great people, including authors, business owners … Read More Book Panel A Success!
I have been looking to add some new profit centers to Wild. I think I have found one but am a bit skeptical. My 3-ring binder is telling me it is worth a try but I just can’t decide. I am big on following my intuition, but even my perfect intuition is a little cloudy on this one. I am sure it will come … Read More I must be CRAZY…..right??
I found a great quote today in my FranklinCovey planner that hits home for entrepreneurial folks and anyone interested in living a full and wonderful life: “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.” -Sydney J. Harris This quote hit home with me, so make sure you do … Read More Great Quote for Entrepreneurial Folks to Remember!
We had another great meeting Inventors, Investors and Entrepreneurs (I2E) Club meeting last night…..Doug Damme, founder and owner of Eco-Green Enterprises, told us about his business and gave us some great entrepreneurial insight! Deb Heidzig, Office Manager for the Kimmel Education and Research Center, Farmer and former cooperative founder, totally made us think with her awesome “Under Your Nose Trends” session. It was an … Read More Inventors, Investors and Entrepreneurs Club (I2E Club)
I recently read an article in the Omaha World Herald about a woman who I greatly admire. Her name is Colleen Cleek, and she is the owner of the Classy Gourmet Culinary Arts Center in Omaha, NE. I have never met her, but she really seems like she lives life to the fullest! She embodies the entrepreneurial personality…someone who controls her own destiny, takes … Read More Admired Risk Taker: Colleen Cleek