Family & Lifestyle

Raising an Adult, Better Meetings, Immigration Economics

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Jan 2, 2017 5:00 pm

How to Raise an Adult Julie Lythcott-Haims studied law at Harvard and then practiced law in the Bay Area in the 1990s before returning to Stanford to serve in various roles including Dean of Freshmen, a position she created and held for a decade. As summer closes and September officially gets underway, over a million students will be attending college for the first time. And while college marks the beginning of independence for some, other students are having their parents come along for their first year of college. Mrs. Lythcott-Haims is author of the book: How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success. She discusses over parenting. Listen to this interview here: Make Meetings Better  For over 30 years, Bob Frisch has worked with Senior Executive Teams and Boards on their most vital strategic and organizational challenges. He is considered one of the world’s leading strategic facilitators. Bob is the author of four Harvard Business Review articles and his first book, Who’s In The Room? How Great Leaders Structure and Manage the Teams Around Them, quickly became an Amazon bestseller. He is the founder of the Strategic Offsites Group Company. Bob Frisch shares his article about how to make meeting better. Listen to this interview here: Economic Impact of Immigration Dr. Kevin Shih, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research interest include immigration, education, labor, public policy and international trade. Although once praised as the trailblazers of America, immigrants are now considered a threat to Americans jobs, interest, and economy.  Dr. Shih shares an article he wrote and explains why this isn’t the case.  Listen to this interview here: