Category: Family

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Innovation, Leadership & the Future of Healthcare

One of my favorite things to do is work with leaders who are eager to shape the future.  I especially enjoy working with leaders in the $3 trillion healthcare space.  Why?  Their world is being disrupted at an increasingly rapid pace, and many leaders in this important industry are doing what they can to innovate and shape the future.  I also appreciate the fact … Read More Innovation, Leadership & the Future of Healthcare

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4th of July Gratitude!

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays!  I love the fireworks, food and time with family.  I am also grateful  to be free!! In the United States of America, we have the best gift of all: Freedom.  Many men and women have sacrificed their lives and families to protect our freedom. Cherish your freedom.  Respect your freedom.  Use it wisely. Remember, we have … Read More 4th of July Gratitude!

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Mom, Memories and Miracles

Two events in 2010 changed the trajectory of my life forever. I was driving home on June 22, 2010. As usual, I was talking to Mom. We talked about everyday things like my kids and when we would see each other next. I told her that I had been stranded at home the day before because every road to work was flooded due to … Read More Mom, Memories and Miracles

The Future of Women & Megatrend #2: Living with Purpose and Meaning

The tools and technologies that help people create their own businesses and design their lives in ways that best suit them, are also fueling Megatrend #2:  Living with Purpose and Meaning. Purposeful living is shaping everything from healthcare to education. Our society is quickly evolving into an era characterized by shared purpose and meaning. Personal fulfillment is a growing trend in business and entrepreneurship. … Read More The Future of Women & Megatrend #2: Living with Purpose and Meaning

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

Fun is Valuable: So Just Say “Yes!”

Now, there is even more proof that fun is valuable!  Media titan, Shonda Rhimes, recently gave a compelling TED Talk, “My Year of Saying Yes.”  She discusses the value of saying yes, but also provides valuable insights on why we should play and have fun-especially with our children. Ms. Rhimes is a leader and role model for women in the modern age.  She is … Read More Fun is Valuable: So Just Say “Yes!”

Merry Christmas from AskDrConnie.com!

Merry Christmas from AskDrConnie.com.  Go Wild with family and fun this holiday season! -Dr. Connie  

Awesome Mom Moments!

My son is quite a character.  Even daily challenges like sitting in traffic can become  fun-filled “Awesome Mom Moments” when they are viewed through the eyes of children! “Awesome Mom Moments” energize me to take inspired action!  Who knew that “turkey shopping” could help me redefine my business?  The simplicity of his answer struck a chord in me.  I needed to simplify my life. I … Read More Awesome Mom Moments!

Radical Leadership Wisdom for Valentine’s Day from Ricardo Semler

Ricardo Semler is a CEO and Organizational Changemaker, which is awesome. But, guess what? He is also a husband, father of 5 and a person who embraces living life in the present. He also knows and promotes living an intentional life while having FUN! Mr. Semler is asking powerful questions designed to help people rethink their lives. He has some radical ideas on how … Read More Radical Leadership Wisdom for Valentine’s Day from Ricardo Semler

Plan to stop by Kimmel during AppleJack 2014!

Originally posted on Kimmel Education & Research Center:
Plan now to attend the 2014 AppleJack Festival in Nebraska City and be sure to stop by Kimmel Education and Research Center! We are located right next door to the Kimmel Apple Barn at 5985 G Road, Nebraska City, NE. You’ll find free and educational activities inside our building — for all ages! We would like…

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!

Easter is Awesome!

My family is winding down our fantastic Easter weekend. We found lots of eggs, and had fun spending time outside in the sun. The lovely rain made everything seem clean again, which is such a great reminder of the true purpose of Easter. My daughter’s favorite part of Easter was the candy! Jim’s favorite moment was taking a nature walk, and my son’s favorite … Read More Easter is Awesome!

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