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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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  • 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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  • 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 Students Walk the Bridge to Workforce Success

    Arlington Students Walk the Bridge to Workforce Success

    In this interview, sponsored by Arlington Public Schools (apseagles.org), business teacher Shawna Koger explains how high school students in this unusual community prepare for career success.  This interview focuses on “workforce development” and particularly, the value of making well informed financial decisions early in life. Koger looks at the “whole child,” emphasizing vocational exploration early in students’ career education. Koger also explains the importance of teaching proactivity in the workplace as well as contributing to the community as one’s career […]

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  • Nebraska Enterprise Partnership Fund

    Nebraska Enterprise Partnership Fund

    Much of the job growth in Nebraska comes from “micro-enterprise,” an entrepreneurial category that is the supported by the Nebraska Enterprise Partnership Fund, a CDFI administered by Rose Jaspersen. In this interview with host and entrepreneur, Lynn Hinderaker, Jasperson explains how the fund grows existing, small scale “micro-preneurs” with loans in the under-$50,000 range. The NEPF provides small business training to non-profit groups across Nebraska, equipping them with technical knowledge and systemized training programs that are then used to support […]

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  • Visualize Your Ideal Future with Multimedia

    Visualize Your Ideal Future with Multimedia

    Bellevue entrepreneur Marea Whittaker Bishop describes her Ideal-EYEZ multimedia service that is based on the power of conscious visualization of goals. Host Lynn Hinderaker emphasizes the proven power of mental focus as Bishop demonstrates how a simple “vision board” consisting of images of one’s ideal future can be transformed into a computerized presentation (with audio) that plays repeatedly on one’s desktop to reinforce positive visualization, belief and outcomes. More: www.wowbiztv.com

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  • Greenberg: People Make the Difference

    Greenberg: People Make the Difference

    After congratulating Lynn Hinderaker on the success of WOWBIZ Weekly, Greenberg (author of Your High), talks about the different kinds of people one encounters in business. Greenberg touches on passion, curiosity, risk, persistence and coping with failure. This discussion ends with a debate about detachment and dualism.

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