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 … Continue reading The Future of Women & Megatrend 3: The Decentralized Global Marketplace

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

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 … Continue reading Join Me Today on 1110 KFAB Radio!

Thank You for The Gift of Freedom: Part 2


Memorial Weekend is a great opportunity to remember and celebrate those who have gone before us.  Their lives and experiences have helped shape the world.  I think of my own Mom who raised six kids and always reminded us to cherish and protect our freedom.  She loved her country and taught all of us to … Continue reading Thank You for The Gift of Freedom: Part 2

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 … Continue reading Future-Focused Leadership: Cooperation, Creativity and Purpose

Megatrend 3: Decentralized Global Marketplace


Distance learning is in the age of the “Empowered Consumer-Learner” who has a buffet of educational choices.   The empowered consumer-learner decides what educational experiences and knowledge they need, when they need it and how they want to experience it.  The wide-array of non-credit and for credit choices makes for a very competitive marketplace but also … Continue reading Megatrend 3: Decentralized Global Marketplace