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Innovation Begins With People: Leading With A New Lens (Presentation), Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Innovation Begins With People: Leading With A New Lens (Presentation), Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Community leaders must learn how to successfully lead innovation. This presentation focuses on fundamental aspects of leading innovation, including the importance of self-awareness and self-confidence. The differences between creativity and innovation are also addressed.


Ready, Set...Pitch: Marketing Yourself Like An Entrepreneur, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Ready, Set...Pitch: Marketing Yourself Like An Entrepreneur, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Great elevator pitches are created to sell your idea, business, product or service in 30 seconds or less (the time it takes to go from the first floor to the top of the building in an elevator). It’s important to develop and practice an effective pitch so you are ready to use it under fire. When you step onto an elevator with Warren Buffett or Bill Gates, you want to be prepared! This worksheet will help you create an amazing pitch!!


Coaching Leaders: Co-Creating Purpose Based Innovation, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Coaching Leaders: Co-Creating Purpose Based Innovation, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Innovation always begins with people, and leading innovation at the individual and organizational levels can be a tricky process. This presentation focuses on Dr. Connie's Inner-Leader Coaching Ecosystem and the positive impact it has had in three different cases.


Sustainability Through Profitability: The Triple Bottom Line, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Sustainability Through Profitability: The Triple Bottom Line, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Today’s highly competitive, globalized world requires organizations and businesses to think differently about how they are going to stay in business. Businesses can no longer afford to focus on profits as their sole purpose for existence. Organizations must instead think about the “Triple Bottom Line” and its implications for their ability to grow their brand, customer loyalty and profits.


Coaching Power Tool: Wants Vs. Musts, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Coaching Power Tool: Wants Vs. Musts, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Coaching Power Tool: Wants vs. Musts Identifying and Clarifying Wants and Musts Our actions do not always reflect what we say we want. This power tool is designed to clarify what you want vs. what you must have and/or do. And I mean really, really must have and/or experience. The deep down, gut-wrenching things that you just can’t live without. The trick here is to block out all those annoying little distractions and voices that get in the way. So again, when doing these Innovation Actions, I encourage you to find a quiet space and a block ...


An Entrepreneurial Approach To Career Development, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

An Entrepreneurial Approach To Career Development, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

This article explains how people can use an entrepreneurial approach to career development in and effort to advance their careers and employment opportunities.


Leadership & Innovation Programs By Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild, Phd, Cpc, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Leadership & Innovation Programs By Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild, Phd, Cpc, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Download to learn more about: Leadership Coaching: If you are looking to strengthen your inner leader, then this is for you! Dr. Connie’s leadership coaching begins with clients exploring their inner most thoughts and beliefs. This transformational approach to coaching helps people discover their true intentions on their personal path of leadership. After clients achieve inner-clarity, Dr. Connie provides clients with tools and structures designed to help them achieve success on their new path. Innovation Coaching: Leadership is about making innovation happen. Innovation coaching is designed to help individuals and organizations create clarity around their definition and understanding of ...


Personal Innovation Action Self-Coaching Tool: Success Vs. Failure, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Personal Innovation Action Self-Coaching Tool: Success Vs. Failure, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Part of personal leadership and innovation is self-discovery. One of the first steps in the process of personal innovation is discovering and defining success and failure.

Cultures and nations around the world define success differently, and it is important for individuals to define their own version of success to live their best lives.

In order to unleash your true potential, become very aware of how you define success. Is it your definition? Or, is it the definition society or others have imposed upon you?

Rarely do we examine success in terms of personal fulfillment, happiness or joy. Maybe your success ...


Coaching Power Tool: Success Vs. Failure, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Coaching Power Tool: Success Vs. Failure, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Part of personal leadership and innovation is self-discovery, which requires introspection and the ability to see the unseen. Sometimes it is necessary to consider a different perspective. We have to shift our thinking to see possibilities in a new light. Sometimes, it is the unobvious that may be the most important. It is important for us to challenge our thinking and traditional thought to redefine success, failure and our ability to take risks.


Coaching For Personal Innovation: The Role Of Intuition, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Coaching For Personal Innovation: The Role Of Intuition, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Innovation has become essential to survival and success in the 21st Century. Globalization combined with the rapid rate of change and explosive population growth have created a need for entrepreneurial activity, both inside and outside of new venture creation, that leads to continuous innovation while considering social and environmental impacts. Entrepreneurs are needed to establish new ventures and to employ others while developing new products, services and solutions. Entrepreneurial individuals, who may or may not start a business, are needed because they are innovators who behave or act in a proactive manner and move organizations forward. Many different structures, policies ...


Dr. Connie's Inner Leader Coaching Ecosystem, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Dr. Connie's Inner Leader Coaching Ecosystem, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Dr. Connie’s Inner Leader Coaching Ecosystem recognizes that life is a journey with its ups and downs, joys and sorrows, positive and negative changes. It is designed to blend the spiritual with the physical and material. Most importantly, it is an ecosystem that recognizes the importance of living fully while making desired changes and adjustments. A central focus of Dr. Connie’s Inner Leader Coaching Ecosystem is to help clients live more fully while on their journey to develop their inner leader and move towards their personal vision. It is not a coaching process focused on solely reaching goals ...


Coaching As A Catalyst: Distance Learning For Personal Innovation (Revised Presentation), Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Coaching As A Catalyst: Distance Learning For Personal Innovation (Revised Presentation), Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Abstract of the paper and basis of the presentation: Coaching is emerging as a tool that can be used to achieve sustainable personal and organizational innovation, and distance education technologies have made coaching more accessible, affordable and available. Distance learning professionals are in a unique position to help technology-based coaching evolve in an effective and sustainable manner. The expertise and experience of distance learning professionals has the potential to advance the interrelationships between teaching, learning and coaching in an effort to help individuals and organizations achieve sustainable and meaningful innovation. A coaching case study utilizing the Inner Leader Coaching Ecosystem ...


Coaching As A Catalyst: Distance Learning For Personal Innovation, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Coaching As A Catalyst: Distance Learning For Personal Innovation, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Abstract of the paper and basis of the presentation: Coaching is emerging as a tool that can be used to achieve sustainable personal and organizational innovation, and distance education technologies have made coaching more accessible, affordable and available. Distance learning professionals are in a unique position to help technology-based coaching evolve in an effective and sustainable manner. The expertise and experience of distance learning professionals has the potential to advance the interrelationships between teaching, learning and coaching in an effort to help individuals and organizations achieve sustainable and meaningful innovation. A coaching case study utilizing the Inner Leader Coaching Ecosystem ...


The Power Of Setting Smartr Goals, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

The Power Of Setting Smartr Goals, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

Welcome to the Extension Update! My name is Connie Reimers-Hild, and I am an Extension Educator focused in leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship at the Kimmel Education and Research Center in Nebraska City. In today’s Extension Update, I will present the power of setting SMARTR Goals! We all hear about how important it is to set goals, but very few of us to actually do it. What if we made the process of goal setting more personally fulfilling and more fun? As a Certified Professional Coach, I have used SMARTR goal setting with my clients. Establishing SMARTR goals can be ...


Dr. Connie's 6 Keys To Becoming A Successful Learner, Connie I. Reimers-Hild Nov 2012

Dr. Connie's 6 Keys To Becoming A Successful Learner, Connie I. Reimers-Hild

Connie I Reimers-Hild, PhD, CPC

I have learned a great deal about students by teaching and advising learners at the University of Nebraska. The fact that I was working on my Ph.D. on a part-time basis while being employed full-time broadened my knowledge about how to be a successful learner. My professional and personal experiences in the world of higher education have enabled me develop some powerful insights on what it takes to be a successful learner. I would like to share my insights with as many people as possible, so here are Dr. Connie’s 6 Keys to Becoming a Successful Learner: