Category: Entrepreneurs

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

  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

Effective Networking: A Key Success Factor for Small Business Owners

Effective Networking: A Key Success Factor #NebExt #PowerofBiz — Dr. Connie (@askdrconnie) April 16, 2015

Standing Out From the Competition Through Marketing

Small Biz Owners, this video is for You! Standing Out from the Competition Through Marketing: #NebExt #PowerofBiz — Dr. Connie (@askdrconnie) April 7, 2015

Marketing Your Small Business

Small Biz Owners, this Video is for You! Marketing and Your Small Business: #NebExt #PowerofBiz — Dr. Connie (@askdrconnie) April 7, 2015

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!

Megatrend 1: The Rise of the #GigEconomy

The rise of the entrepreneurial individual, and what is currently referred to as the Gig Economy, will create new challenges and opportunities for distance learning administrators.  How can institutions of education help learners create value for traditional employers and for their individual brands?   If not as many people are investing in education to land a full-time job, what does this mean for higher education? … Read More Megatrend 1: The Rise of the #GigEconomy

Small Business Saturday 2013 – Nov 30th – It’s Time for Action!!

Love this article. Remember small and local businesses when doing your holiday shopping!  

Book Panel A Success!

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!

Gallup EAS Program: Calling Nebraska Businesses!

Dear Nebraska Businesses: We are once again recruiting Nebraska businesses for the Gallup Entrepreneur Acceleration System (EAS) program.  The program is a joint effort between Gallup, the University of Nebraska, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, the Omaha Chamber and a number of other organizations. There are Mentor Guides across the state, and we are looking for more Nebraska companies to enroll in the … Read More Gallup EAS Program: Calling Nebraska Businesses!

What does it mean to be Entrepreneurial?

When people think about and study leadership, they typically think of a CEO in a corner office on top of a large building. This is certainly one way to think about leadership. However, this blog is about all of us serving as entrepreneurial leaders in an effort to create innovations that can help make the world a better place. In order to keep up … Read More What does it mean to be Entrepreneurial?

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