Showing posts from November, 2023

Revealed:Technology secrets for parents wanting to reign in screen time.

It was spring ’20 and COVID-19 was just starting its reign over our lives. I needed to assess the tools we had and the goals we wanted to accomplish. Compounding our goals was summer vacation looming, and unknown return to school in the fall. There were a number of gyrations because of spring break, returning to school, summer vacation, and then a return to school. Let’s fast forward to the fall when on-line school started again. Note: Our kids go to Valor Public Schools, and they started back earlier than Austin Independent School District or Dripping Springs ISD. Our goals at first were simple, get my son on-line as quickly as possible in order to support his education. Our youngest was in pre-school, so we had some weekly assignments we could do at home. Since then, we’ve realized that unchecked amount of #screentime creates an “undeserved sense of self-entitlement” in our kids. #ios12 #parents #parenting #children #backtoschool #teachers #family #innovation #leadership #education #

Leadership: Humility, Empowerment, and Empathy

Leadership is an essential quality that every organization needs for its success. It is the ability to guide and motivate a team towards achieving common goals. In today's competitive world, effective leadership can make all the difference. In this post, I will discuss the importance of leadership and share an example of a successful leader along with some statistics. Leadership plays a critical role in the success of any organization. It is essential for creating a positive work environment and boosting employee morale. A good leader can inspire and motivate their team to work towards a shared vision, resulting in increased productivity, improved employee engagement, and a better bottom line. Moreover, effective leadership can lead to better decision-making, innovation, and adaptation to changing market conditions. One of the most successful leaders of our time is Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft. Since taking over as CEO in 2014, Nadella has transformed the company's cultu