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  • Rick Faber: “Purpose and Passion” Drive Success

    Rick Faber: “Purpose and Passion” Drive Success

    As a college student, Omaha Vistage chairman Rick Faber out-hustled two other students for a mundane job in food service and kitchen cleanup. Being chosen over two competitors taught him an early lesson that has never left him: focus, intensity and drive matter. At the time, Faber didn’t really know what his purpose in life was. Over time, that part of his “vocational identity” evolved as well. When his passion and purpose finally converged, his career went into hyper-drive. That’s […]

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  • Do Leaders Walk the Talk? Peek-Emsick Issues Challenge

    Do Leaders Walk the Talk? Peek-Emsick Issues Challenge

    Janyne Peek-Emsick used to be a nun. Today, she’s an insightful management consultant who helps corporate leaders see themselves as others see them. In this Success Summit interview with Lynn Hinderaker, Dr. Peek-Emsick shares a secret with the audience: the best educated and highest paid corporate leaders often blame others when their best plans fall apart. Their vanity and puffed-up vision of what the company is supposed to be doing can set them up for failure that, to them, is […]

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  • How to Innovate: Go Wild With Confidence

    How to Innovate: Go Wild With Confidence

    In this Success Summit interview, Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild explains how one’s emotions, moods and perspective on life can predispose one to be more innovative at the office. She emphasizes the value of fun and a playful attitude, in particular, as a catalyst for thinking differently about solving problems, thinking out of the box and making a more strategic contribution in your career. While talking with WOWBIZ host, Lynn Hinderaker, she suggests we think about ourselves as being “larger than we […]

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  • Aaron Davis Describes New Era Success at Embassy Suites

    Aaron Davis Describes New Era Success at Embassy Suites

    This former Nebraska Cornhusker football player has learned much from his experiences with the national championship team of 1994. In this interview with WOWBIZ host Lynn Hinderaker, Davis describes the importance of having a simple goal and acting on that goal consistently everyday. He stresses the importance of living with integrity and compassion above material achievement. Davis also explains that successful people have the same struggles as everyone else, but they endure setbacks because they cling to a higher purpose […]

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  • How to Change Your Life in 30 Days or Less

    How to Change Your Life in 30 Days or Less

    In this revealing interview, certified hypnotherapist Diane Rohlfs explains how our early conditioning can backfire on us as adults. According to Rohlfs, our core beliefs are running through our minds at a deep level, filtering out any new data that conflict with long-held convictions. That’s why we continue destructive behaviors such as addiction, irrational fear, aversion to public speaking, irritability, gambling, overeating, etc., even though we “know better.” Rohlfs uses a safe, long-lasting form of hypnosis based on deep relaxation […]

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  • Embassy Suites La Vista Introduces “Theatrical Journalism” to West Omaha’s Business Community

    Embassy Suites La Vista Introduces “Theatrical Journalism” to West Omaha’s Business Community

    In this video, Embassy Suites’ David Scott introduces a new era of face-to-face marketing to the West Omaha business community. His collaborator, WOWBIZ TV’s Lynn Hinderaker, interviewed nine of Nebraska’s top executives about their notion of “success” going into the postmodern, digital era. The thoughtful, energetic interviews were recorded on video so that the insightful lessons that were shared by these experts could be shared with thousands of web site surfers looking for inspiration and career direction. 100 businesspeople were […]

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  • Bruce Rieker Explains Coopertition and Positive Turbulence

    Bruce Rieker Explains Coopertition and Positive Turbulence

    The executive in charge of government relations in behalf of the Nebraska Hospital Association is a fascinating man who currently resides in the belly of the beast: the Affordable Health Care Act. Bruce Rieker also used to work with football legend and former Congressman, Tom Osborne, where he learned about patience, remaining calm in the face of adversity and “coopertition,” the notion of cooperating with a competitor in order to achieve a strategic objective. Rieker also discusses such topics as […]

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  • Safety and Citizen Involvement Help Arlington Flourish

    Safety and Citizen Involvement Help Arlington Flourish

    In this interview, sponsored by PeopleService (peopleservice.com), you’ll come to understand the spirit and culture of the Arlington, Nebraska, community, recently named “second best place in America to raise a child.” WOWBIZ TV host, Lynn Hinderaker, invites community leader Tom Brown to describe how this “exurban” community excels. Brown describes Arlington as a “safe, family oriented commuter community that is built around an outstanding school system.” Brown clarifies how Arlington is situated near mid-sized and large, urban communities. Hinderaker hones […]

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  • Center for Rural Affairs Explains Arlington’s Allure

    Center for Rural Affairs Explains Arlington’s Allure

    In this interview, sponsored by the village of Arlington (arlingtonne.org), economic development specialist Virginia Meyer provides a host of reasons to live and work in small town Nebraska. She lauds Arlington for their energetic pursuit of change and digital innovation, as demonstrated by the WOWBIZ interviews with local leaders. Although Meyer comes from a large urban environment, she has chosen to live and work in a small Nebraska community much like Arlington. She relishes being able to make a difference […]

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  • Arlington’s Faith-Based Culture Helps Youth Excel

    Arlington’s Faith-Based Culture Helps Youth Excel

    This fascinating interview, sponsored by Home Image Advantage (kathleenthies@msn.com), Rod’s Painting and Cartwright Construction, delves into the value and purpose of faith-based organizations in the evolution of Arlington, Nebraska, recently named the “second best place to raise a child in America.” Pastor Rick Kanoy and Paster John Hogue answer Lynn Hinderaker’s probing questions about the development of trust among community adults and their youth. Hinderaker takes the conversation into the realm of ethics, morality and interdependence. Both pastors emphasize how […]

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