When Did I Become “Them”?

What happens when you take on a new leadership role and suddenly things change? How do you handle the stress of former colleagues’ emotional responses to difficult management decisions? You get some perspective from someone who knows the ropes! My entry into life as a school board member was bumpy.  Some of my fellow parents…

Connect – turn off the Blackberry

While driving back from Christmas shopping the other day, I listened to NPR’s All Things Considered. The subject was Blackberry Abuse. Evidently for some people a Blackberry is like crack cocaine – addictive. One of the guests discussed Blackberry orphans, children who’s parents are physically present, but never truly available because they are constantly checking…