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

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 … Continue reading Radical Leadership Wisdom for Valentine’s Day from Ricardo Semler

Flex Your Inner Leader: Strike a Power Pose Like Wonder Woman and Enjoy!


We have all heard about the importance of body language, but have you ever used a Power Pose to boost your self-concept?  I recently used this amazing TED Talk, by Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy, with a group of hospital leaders.  Dr. Cuddy talks about the power of body language as it relates to interacting with … Continue reading Flex Your Inner Leader: Strike a Power Pose Like Wonder Woman and Enjoy!

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

Fred: The Key Indicator of “Gone-to-Muchness”


I think Fred is trying to tell me something! Granted, Fred usually gets pretty upset when I get the suitcase out and start packing.  But, this was the first time he actually sat in it!  Animals have great instincts, and he is sharing an important message with me. It has been a busy couple of … Continue reading Fred: The Key Indicator of “Gone-to-Muchness”

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