Purpose, Vision and the Future Purpose and vision are two key elements when creating and living your desired future. Individuals and organizations investing in transformation must make the time explore and clearly define their purpose and their vision. It is an important first step in my futuring and coaching process and is especially important for women (and men) who find themselves in new, and … Read More What is Your Massive Transformative Purpose (MTP)?
My whirlwind 2018 global tour is at an end. Japan was awesome, and I had the time of my life presenting with a panel of incredible women at the 2018 Global Women’s Forum in Paris, France. However, the best part of it all…an Instagram post from one of the members of the Rural Futures team – thanks Katelyn!! You are incredible. Thanks for going … Read More The New York Times, Women, Leadership & Gratitude
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
After months of work, a lot of learning and some fun times, the Rural Futures podcast has officially launched! Thanks to our guests, the RFI team (Katelyn Ideus, our podcast producer and champion, sounds amazing! T: The scheduling has totally paid off…and, Katy-you make us all sound incredible!!) and partners (thanks Ali Schwanke and the team at Simple Strat) for making this happen! Listen follow, … Read More Join the Conversation on the Rural Futures Podcast!
I just read a brilliant article by Ada Calhoun, The New Midlife Crisis: Why (and How) It’s hitting Gen X Women. Gen X, the generation often ignored by researchers, employers or even in basic conversations and presentations about generational differences, had a very different upbringing when compared to their parents or their children. We are an ambitious generation that created successful companies but … Read More The New Midlife Crisis on OPRAH.COM
Thanks to all who have served and are currently serving. Also, a BIG thanks to your families. It is a privilege to honor our Veterans. I especially want to thank my Father-in-Law. He served in the Navy during the Korean War. Ken was a great man who was proud of his service. He also enjoyed being an active member of the Legion. I thought of … Read More Honoring Our Veterans: THANK YOU!
My new favorite book is, “The Freedom Journal: Accomplish Your #1 Goal in 100 Days,” by John Lee Dumas (aka JLD). John Lee Dumas hosts the EO Fire business podcast. I listen to EO Fire every week, and I really enjoy how JLD continuously points out the importance of focusing on specific goals and taking action. He wrote the Freedom Journal to help entrepreneurs achieve … Read More Freedom in Your 40’s: Is It Time for A Change?
It’s almost time for me to take off and present, The Future of Leadership, at the Heartland Center for Leadership’s Annual Institute. I will focus on the future of leadership in rural communities and plan to ask the audience a few questions about trends they see emerging now, in five years and in ten years. From my experience, women over 40 have great insights … Read More The Future of Leadership: What Wisdom Will You Share?