Working Parents, World Changing Innovators, Positive Social Media
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1443
- Mar 6, 2018 6:00 pm
- 2:20:06 mins
Working Parents in Control (19:21) Daisy Dowling is the Founder and CEO of Workparent, a company that provides advice and solutions to working parents and to the organizations that employ them. Daisy provides high-impact training to employees at all levels on how to effectively address the challenges of working parenthood. In today’s economy and political climate, more parents are either finding that they both need or want to be a part of the workforce. But, how do you feel in control when you are balancing work and a family life? Daisy Dowling provides advice and possible solutions for working parents. Quirky: Innovators Who Changed the World (1:03:56) Melissa A. Schilling is the Herzog Family Professor of Management at New York University Stern School of Business. Professor Schilling’s research focuses on innovation and strategy in high technology industries such as smartphones, video games, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, electric vehicles, and renewable energies. If you take a stroll down History Lane you will see many famous names etched in the fine woodwork of human achievements like Einstein, Tesla, and Jobs. If you look at our greatest inventors and innovators, you can find a common thread. In simple language, we would call them strange or even weird in some regard. In her new book, Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World, Melissa Schilling argues that their weirdness made them who they are. Positive Approach to Social Media (1:54:05) Nancy Smith has over 12 years of experience teaching about social media use. She is the author of Social Citizens: A Positive Approach to Social Media and Parenting in a Digital World. The Social Citizens movement gives parents information on how to raise healthy and responsible kids in the ever-changing digital age. Kids these days are spending hours a week on the computer, tablets, and smartphones, and that can be a scary thing for some parents. Well, it doesn’t have to be. Nancy Smith talks about how parents can have a positive approach to social media.