Source: 112 – Cultivating a Futurist Mindset with Connie Reimers-Hild – Jake A Carlson
Check out our latest Rural Futures podcast episode with Robin Jourdan. Robin is a great friend and fellow futurist who has recently been named a Fellow by Association of Professional Futurists. Robin talks about Generation Alpha…the children of Millennials (and some of us late bloomers in Gen X)…and about being a futurist and leader in a world that is changing rapidly. Can you imagine … Read More Happy International Women’s Day!
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 –
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
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
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?
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
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
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