Category: Entrepreneurship

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,…

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

Future-Focused Leadership: Three Mega-Trends Influencing Distance Learning

My most recent paper, Future-Focused Leadership:  Three Mega-Trends Influencing Distance Learning, will be published in the conference proceedings of the 2014 Distance Learning Administration Conference (Woo Hoo!). I am also preparing a keynote for the North Central Leadership Conference (to be held in Omaha, NE next month). Both the paper and the keynote will focus on the future, so I am going to publish … Read More Future-Focused Leadership: Three Mega-Trends Influencing Distance Learning

9 Easy Headline Formulas from the Famous Ali Brown!

If you have been following my blog, you know I am enrolled in Ali Brown’s online Elevate Your Business program.  The following article by Ali is really helpful to anyone looking to make a great first impression on their target audience.  Best of all, she suggests having fun while generating great headlines!  More evidence that fun and business do go together! Go Wild, Get … Read More 9 Easy Headline Formulas from the Famous Ali Brown!

Happy Thanksgiving!

A BIG THANKS to all of you today and everyday. I have so much to be thankful for thanks to your continued support of my family, Wild Innovation and University endeavors. I hope everyone has the opportunity to enjoy lots of great food and family time today. Now, it’s time to enjoy my Wisconsin grown cranberries cooked with Nebraska honey and pecans~yum!! Going Wild … Read More Happy Thanksgiving!

Good news if you missed Ali Brown’s free Marketing Mastery Workshop…

Today is your LAST CHANCE to catch Entrepreneur mentor Ali Brown‘s Encore Presentation of her free “Marketing Mastery Workshop”.  This was Ali’s last teaching event of the year, and thousands joined the live event (I was one of them!) But Ali and her team heard from many participants who weren’t able to attend due to technical difficulties. So, Ali’s decided to make an Encore Presentation … Read More Good news if you missed Ali Brown’s free Marketing Mastery Workshop…

Coming Soon…NUBizStart Readiness Workshop!

Celebrating the 4th with Made in America!

As we get ready to celebrate our freedom and independence this 4th of July season, please remember to buy your decor from American entrepreneurs and companies. “Made in the USA” is a great way to support the US economy, our troops, Vets and military families as well as one another. Go Wild with the Great USA! -Dr. Connie

SMARTER Intentions & Authentic Goals Coaching Guide

I will be discussing the power of Inner Leader Coaching tomorrow with Clint Bellows, talk radio host on The Mighty 1290, tomorrow at 12:00 noon CST. We will talk about my book, Go Wild with Confidence!,  with an emphasis on the importance of leading your own life.  We will also be discussing goal setting.  I believe in the power of goal setting-only if goals … Read More SMARTER Intentions & Authentic Goals Coaching Guide

Gallup Entrepreneur Acceleration System Thank You!

Another year of the Gallup program is complete.  I really enjoyed working with and coaching three Nebraska businesses this year (pictured below):  Engineering Design Consultants, Lorton Lounge & Vivayic.  These three businesses are all amazing! The Impact Summit was a great opportunity to learn more about the program and many of the great entrepreneurial companies in Nebraska.  Seth Derner, President of Vivayic, was one of the … Read More Gallup Entrepreneur Acceleration System Thank You!

Register for the 2012 MarketPlace Conference!

A Big Thank You to Nebraska Farmer and the Center For Rural Affairs for publishing this article about the keynote I will deliver at the 2012 MarketPlace Conference in my hometown of West Point, Nebraska.   The Keynote will be based on my forthcoming book, Go Wild with Confidence!  I proofed a hard copy of the book Friday night, so it should be available soon!   … Read More Register for the 2012 MarketPlace Conference!

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