The Hitchhiker's Guide to Dayton Tech & Startups

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Dayton Tech & Startups

How Do I “Self-Develop” When I Can Barely Keep My Head Above Water?

  • Neighborhood Housing Partnership 527 East Home Road Springfield, OH, 45503 United States

If I want to grow, I need to spend how much time in self-development? Whatever that number, it can seem overwhelming to us when we are trying to bring in new business and keep the business we have. In this Koffee Talk, we’ll share ideas about how we can develop while in the most challenging circumstances.

Speaker: Diane Wiater, Ph.D.


Diane M. Wiater is the CEO of Wiater Consulting Group, LLC. Dr. Wiater has more than 30 years of experience leading successful teams and developing leaders. She provides training in the areas of leadership and organizational development, team building and process improvement. Dr. Wiater is a certified coach trainer through Lifeforming Leadership Coaching. She engages in one-on-one coaching relationships in order to assist others in leadership and business development, performance improvement, and the fulfillment of life dreams. Dr. Wiater has consulted for such organizations as Colonial Foods and Leadership Training International where she served ten years on the board of directors for this nonprofit. She is formerly an executive director of advancement at Regent University. While serving in this role, she managed the team responsible for supporting the fundraising efforts of the University. She also served as assistant dean of administration and as an assistant professor for Regent University's School of Business and Leadership. In this capacity, she was responsible for the oversight of daily operations, budgeting, employee selection, strategic planning and implementation. She was also an assistant professor, teaching leadership and management primarily at the graduate level. In addition to consulting and coaching, Dr. Wiater is currently an adjunct professor with Regent University in the business and leadership programs.