Executive Power Lunches Help Professionals in Lincoln and Omaha to Lead at Work

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Executive Education program will host four Executive Power Lunches to share the latest ideas and strategies in management. Presented in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska, Dr. Dennis Duchon, E.J. Faulkner Professor of Management, will present “Making Better Decisions,” and Dr. Tammy Beck, associate dean and associate professor of management, will present “Making Work Matter: Finding Passion at Work.” These events are designed to introduce professionals to hot topics in a best practices format and provide businesses with ideas for professional and corporate growth.

“Today’s business professionals face complex challenges in a world of fast-paced change,” said Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration. “Our power lunch series provides a place for cutting-edge ideas about business to meet the challenges of everyday practice.”

Photo_Dennis_Duchon_University_of_Nebraska_LincolnDuchon’s power lunch entitled “Making Better Decisions” will sharpen decision making skills by reviewing how human psychology plays into the decision making process. Duchon will speak in Omaha on Wednesday, February 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at TD Ameritrade, 200 S. 108 Ave. In Lincoln, his power lunch is Wednesday, March 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Wick Alumni Center, 1520 R St.

Photo_Tammy_Beck_University_of_Nebraska_LincolnBeck will explore job crafting in “Making Work Matter: Finding Passion at Work.” Job crafting can be a powerful tool for reenergizing and reimagining work positions by incorporating strengths and passions. Beck will speak in Lincoln on Wednesday, February 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Wick Alumni Center. She will conclude the power lunch series in Omaha on Wednesday, March 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at TD Ameritrade.

Professionals can attend one or both lunches by registering online at: http://cba.unl.edu/execed. Cost is $95 each and includes lunch.

The Executive Education program at CBA offers specific ongoing executive development for companies through customized management training programs as well as public programs. For more information the Executive Power Lunches, please contact Laura Niles, external relations director, at lniles2@unl.edu or 402-472-9580.

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Talent Plus® in Lincoln, Nebraska Announces New Product: Talent+Hire Focusing on Small- to Medium-Sized Companies

Talent Plus® (www.talentplus.com) recently announced a new product offering for small to medium-sized businesses called Talent+HireSM.  Talent+Hire is a premier solution for companies that understand the importance of selecting top performers but haven’t selected an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Talent+Hire offers the ability to put solutions together to gain the sourcing, selection and hiring outcomes organizations need.

With an annual subscription, this solution is affordable, simple to use and easy to implement – putting all applicant information in one place. Talent+Hire allows organizations access to unlimited use of Talent Plus’ online assessments, conducted on a platform that is tested and proven – matching the strength of The Science of Talent ®. Clients can be up and running quickly and easily integrate with sourcing solutions such as social job boards. This offers small to medium-sized customers the opportunity to source more people more quickly, increasing the applicant pool efficiently with top candidates.

For more information about Talent+Hire or to request a demo, contact Talent Plus® at talentplushire@talentplus.com or call 1.800.VARSITY or (402) 489-2000.

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Low-Price Grocery Leader ALDI Opens Second Lincoln, Nebraska Store 

As of December 10th, ALDI, the nation’s low-price grocery leader, now offers grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer opened its second Lincoln store, located at 8350 O Street. The new location allows more shoppers to discover the store’s premium ALDI exclusive brands and high-quality grocery items at incredibly low prices.

To celebrate the new store, ALDI hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and directly afterwards, the first 100 shoppers received a golden ticket, each containing a prize. Guests were also welcome to tour the store, sample ALDI exclusive brand products and enter an on-site sweepstakes for a chance to win a year’s supply of ALDI produce.

The newest Lincoln store also showcases the “new look” of ALDI. With higher ceilings, improved lighting and environmentally friendly building materials – such as recycled materials and energy-saving refrigeration and light bulbs – the store will offer customers a simple and easy-to-navigate shopping experience. ALDI also brings shoppers a wide range of new, healthier options like organic produce, USDA Choice beef, the liveGfreeTM gluten-free product line, and the SimplyNature line of products free of artificial colors, flavors or unnecessary enhancers.   

The newest location is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. For more information about ALDI, visit www.aldi.us.

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Ashley Pavlish Celebrates 5th Anniversary as Owner of Body Nouveaux Spa in Lincoln, Nebraska

Ashley Pavlish is pleased to announce that she celebrated her 5-year anniversary this last October!  Ashley started working at Body Nouveaux in 2001 at the front desk and was a body wrap technician for several years. When the opportunity came to buy the spa, she decided she wanted to make it her own so she became the owner on October 23, 2009 and changed the name to Body Nouveaux Spa *Day Spa *Spray Tan *Boutique.  Since 2009, Ashley has gone from just herself providing the body wraps and spray tanning to being able to hire on other licensed employees who provide more services.

Body Nouveaux Spa is a day spa located at 5600 S. 48th St. Suite #118 in Lincoln. They offer facials, waxing, chemical peels, massages, Slender Body Wraps and spray tanning. They are the only Suddenly Slender Body wrap provider in Lincoln and also provide their clients with their very own spray tanning solution. Body Nouveaux was voted 2014 Lincoln’s Choice Winner in Massage and Runner-up for Aesthetics.  

For more information about Body Nouveaux Spa, please call (402) 476-7855 or visit www.bodynouveauxspa.com.

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Nebraska Council on Economic Education Announces New Program Sponsor in Lincoln, Nebraska

The Nebraska Council on Economic Education is proud to announce that Waddell & Reed, Inc. is a new sponsor for the Stock Market Game competition.  Waddell & Reed is an asset management and financial planning company committed to education. This online educational program allows Nebraska students in grades 4 through 12 to participate in teams to manage a 15-week simulated investment portfolio during the school year. As they progress, they about investing as well as core academic concepts and skills that can help them succeed in the classroom and in life. The Nebraska Council on Economic Education is a separate 501(c)3 housed at the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln For more information about the Nebraska Council on Economic Education, contact Jennifer Davidson at (402) 472-2333 or visit www.nebraskacouncil.org.

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Nebraska Hearing Center Observes Tinnitus Awareness Week February 2-8 in Lincoln, Nebraska

50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus – or ringing in the ears. At Nebraska Hearing Center, we know how it can affect your quality of life. Tinnitus Awareness Week is around the corner and Nebraska Hearing Center can help.  We have devices that can drastically reduce if not completely mask the ringing in your ears.

Centrally located at 5625 O Street; Suite 104, Nebraska Hearing Center is locally owned and operated by Audiologist Leslie Frank MS, CCC-A.  Call (402) 486-3737 to schedule your appointment today. For more information about Nebraska Hearing Center please visit www.nebraskahearingcenter.com.

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