What your presentation skills say about you and why it matters. First impressions The importance of presentation skills cannot be taken lightly. Rarely, if ever, is one given an opportunity to make a second impression. How we choose to show the world who we are is critical. This is evident in how we date, hire employees, and form friendships, to name a few. Knock Knock A woman came to my door the other day. It was windy. Therefore, her hair was disheveled. She wore dingy clothing. However, she is a cleaning service and perhaps had just come from [...]
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Silicon Valley Innovators vs. Parenting. Who do we blame for our screen obsessed children? Playing field to the elites I read an opinion piece in today's Washington Examiner. The title of the piece is "The touchscreen revolution tilts the playing field to the elites." Misleading, right? If I were to just read the title alone, I would think the article is going to talk about how people of monetary privilege have an advantage over less privileged and lower income people when it comes to having access to the world of tablets and smartphones. Wrong. [...]
Is convenient tech robbing us of interpersonal connections? PLAY-DRINK-EAT. I recently traveled to NYC. Before our return flight home, my husband and I decided to grab a bite and a beverage at LaGuardia to kill some time, rather than sit at the gate. As we approached the seating at the bar, I could feel confusion setting in. At first glance, I wasn’t sure what it was, but I knew it was likely a modern convenience. At each seat and behind each placemat, I saw an ipad. Fortunately, my husband was familiar with this set up and he was [...]
Are we losing out on precious time with our families? You decide. What Is Safe To Talk About? I was recently talking with my controversial friend, Suzanne Venker, also known as the Feminist Fixer. Those words, Feminist Fixer, tell you everything you need to know in terms of controversial. She is very aware of my opinion and views on how to parent the iGeneration today. We were discussing how disagreeing in our world today often results in destroyed friendships. For example, take a look at our political parties….we are so divided and worse, angry, downright raging at each other [...]