Monthly Archives: March 2016


Take a look at those up-and-comers in your company and ask yourself the question, how can I help them chart their course to success?

Two Leadership Skills: Coaching & Parenting

Guest blog post from MindSet     When looking to identify potential leaders, two important skill sets are coaching and parenting.  If you have someone within your organization who is a great coach and demonstrates exceptional parenting skills, they are likely to be a successful leader. The coaching skills enable them to quickly analyze the… Read More

The Ultimate ‘Current’ Movement: Help Us Reimagine the Riverfront.

It’s your turn to dream BIG, let your imagination flow and impact the conversation.

Just Keep Goin’ On

My Chamber career began on Feb. 1st – and they’ve kept me busy.

LB 586: Sexual Orientation Anti-Discrimination Nebraska State Legislature Testimony

Just over a year ago, Clark Lauritzen, then-Chairman of the Chamber Board, testified at the Nebraska State Capitol in favor of LB 586, a measure that would forbid firings because of someone’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

With the measure up for consideration again this year, we thought it appropriate to share Clark’s remarks and re-iterate why we support this measure so crucial to talent recruitment in our state.

“Civically, socially, business-wise – all reasons that I’m part of President’s Club.”

By: Tim Riewer Vice president, Bank of Nebraska; President’s Club volunteer since 2009 and a consistent top producer I am quietly competitive by nature. I have some sales skills and a general like for people, and I have consumed sufficient Chamber Kool-Aid to believe the Chamber is the best ambassador we have for bringing jobs and… Read More

Offutt Deserves Protecting

For a person like me, who has never lived near a military town, it is a near constant reminder that the Omaha area has a unique asset nearby: Offutt Air Force Base.

Our Kim Sellmeyer: brand crusader, peacekeeper… able to chase mounted police down in small bounds.

Her 10 year anniversary with the Chamber – what has she learned? What mistakes have been made?

Passing LB 586 is the right thing to do. Contact your senators now.

LB 586 prevents someone from being fired based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.