Susan Ann Koenig is an attorney turned executive coach, speaker, and writer. She inspires and empowers successful executives, professionals and leaders to make their greatest contribution. Koenig has coached hundreds of leaders in business, government, non-profits, and the professions, including those from Mutual of Omaha, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Woodmen of the World Insurance, Creighton University, the Business Ethics Alliance, and the Nebraska State Bar Association Leadership Academy.
Koenig graduated summa cum laude from Drake University and obtained her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. She is a graduate of the Academy for Coaching Excellence in Sacramento, California, and a Professional Certified Coach of the International Coach Federation.
Koenig founded the law firm Koenig|Dunne Divorce Law where she remains of counsel. Among her honors include being named Citizen of the Year by the Nebraska Association of Social Workers, the Robert L. Spire Founders Award from the Nebraska Civil Liberties Union, and the Lifetime Fellow and Outstanding Contributor to Women and the Law Award by the Nebraska State Bar Association. A former columnist for the National Women’s Law Journal, Koenig’s wisdom can be found in Coaches Corner, published in The Nebraska Lawyer. Koenig was a contributing author to the book, Success Simplified: Simple Solutions, Measurable Results, with Stephen R. Covey, and is now working on her next book for leaders of influence.
In this talk, Susan Ann Koenig shares how she became the family eulogist. Her experience in devising summaries of people’s lives drives her to live life with acute awareness. Koenig challenges each of us to live life with that same awareness.