Category: vision

What is Your Massive Transformative Purpose (MTP)?

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)?

Megatrend 3: Decentralized Global Marketplace

Distance learning is in the age of the “Empowered Consumer-Learner” who has a buffet of educational choices.   The empowered consumer-learner decides what educational experiences and knowledge they need, when they need it and how they want to experience it.  The wide-array of non-credit and for credit choices makes for a very competitive marketplace but also a field of new opportunities. Venture capitalists continue to … Read More Megatrend 3: Decentralized Global Marketplace

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

Starting the New Year with True Intentions!

  It’s the perfect day for writing.  The snow is falling and the new year is full of positive energy and gratitude! If you are contemplating your resolutions or goals for 2014, my updated SMARTER Intentions and Authentic Goals Coaching Guide may be of use.  It is designed to help get you started or to help you refine what you may have already established. … Read More Starting the New Year with True Intentions!

Super-Sonic Focus Time

It has been too long since my last post, but I have been super-sonic focused!  I had to re-examine a few things in my life over the last month and have been crazy-busy making life happen!I gave a keynote at the South Dakota Marketplace conference, Creative Confidence:  Leading Yourself and Your Business, and it felt great!  It was the keynote I had playing in … Read More Super-Sonic Focus Time

Serving People, Cows and the Planet

Ahh…Creating Priceless Vision and Mission Statements…one of my favorite programs to customize for individuals, businesses and organizations!! Mark Hutchison, my colleague at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and fellow Gallup EAS Guide, referred Dan and his management to me.  They needed some help creating a priceless and powerful vision/mission statement.  They wanted one statement that said it all, and they did it:   I’m Serving People, … Read More Serving People, Cows and the Planet

Setting SMARTR Goals

Many of us have heard of or used SMART goals.  In my coaching practice, I use SMARTR goals with my clients.   (I watched a recent interview between Larry King and Kim Kardashian.  It was really interesting.  Kim mentioned that she sat down with her Mom and the beginning of each year to establish goals.  And, they achieve most of the goals before the … Read More Setting SMARTR Goals

Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation: The How!

Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation are supported by: Creating and communicating a relevant vision Motivating and empowering individuals Investing in and leveraging human (the what we know) and social capital (who we know) Developing a global mindset in organizations that embraces change and values diversity Cultivating continuous innovation. Entrepreneurial individuals and leaders are needed to address the complex global issues associated with the evolving knowledge … Read More Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation: The How!

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