Make / Happen helps build a sense of urgency in yourself that eliminates any hesitancy when an opportunity arises.
Just last January, I traveled to Japan for my latest trade-focused recruitment trip. I had the fortune of being accompanied by two peers from the State of Nebraska based out of Tokyo, Koji Nagasaki and Hisami Imagawa.
If I’m going to vote (and I always, always do), I want to know there are really qualified candidates running.
Encouraging leaders to commit to public office is both a short-term and a long-term strategy, one we’ll continue to work toward as we all strive to make that mighty rent payment.
Something told me I needed to hear her story.
Every organization has them – those people who are eager to step forward, unleash the dynamic leader inside and have a lasting impact. Think about your organization. Which names come to mind?
Guest blog post from MindSet I recently met with a client at her office. As we walked from the reception area, another member of her executive team (a VP, I later found out) approached us and said, “Anne – did you get that email on the report I need in this week?” Anne paused,… Read More
We hear it from employers across the state – it’s the workforce. We hear it in committees around the Capitol – it’s the workforce. On Wednesday, state lawmakers will vote whether to override the Governor’s veto of LB 947, a piece of legislation that is, pure and simple, a workforce issue. The measure would allow… Read More
At the Chamber, we have a tag line – “Accomplish more. Together.” – that pretty much sums up HOW we work and our overall philosophy.
I read the following quote recently on the website of Leadership Columbus, the community leadership development program started 41 years ago in Columbus, Ohio: “Because we have Leadership Columbus, Columbus will always have leaders.” Insert “Leadership Omaha” in that sentence and you’ve captured the essence of the program the Greater Omaha Chamber started 38 years ago.
I feel I have a piece of many puzzles–the Omaha community, the artistic community, my role as a father, my relationships within my network of people trying to do good with their craft, and more. I get a lot out of collaborations like this, both from the initial honor of being asked, but through the process of creating something that ultimately honors the community I serve.