How do you think technology will evolve with people (or vice versa), especially women, in this rapid era of change? This is the question Steven Shallenberger and I explore in this podcast episode. Steve is the founder of Becoming Your Best Global Leadership, LLC and host of the Becoming Your Best Podcast. Join us for a conversation focused on leadership, globalization and the future … Read More Episode 167 – Thriving in a New World with Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild –
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
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
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?
Happiness can be a grand challenge for all of us, especially in an culture where ageism is very real. According to Dictionary.com ageism is a noun meaning: discrimination against persons of a certain age group. a tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment. I spoke about hope and happiness at the 2015 Rural Futures Conference, and I used … Read More Happiness Ignites Innovation
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!
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
My new book crush for women over 40 (or women of any age!) is Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Well-Being by Dr. Christiane Northrup. I have listed to a number of her talks on YouTube; however, this is the first in-depth experience I have had with her work. She covers the gamut of topics in Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription … Read More The Future of Women: Goddesses Never Age
I had the wonderful opportunity to stretch myself yesterday on Pure Nebraska with Jon and Taryn Vanderford. I was all set to discuss the future of leadership with a focus on women. My goal was to point out the important contributions women have been making for a long time in the area of leadership. I also wanted to note that their contributions have often … Read More The Future Leadership and Women on Pure Nebraska
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Business is in the age of the “Empowered Consumer” who has a buffet of buying choices. Empowered consumers decide how they want to purchase goods and services. Big Data [collecting information (data) from multiple sources to detect trends, identify patterns and make decisions] is one tool that can be used to develop marketing campaigns, study human behaviors and determine patterns. It is also being … Read More The Future of Women & Megatrend 3: The Decentralized Global Marketplace
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