Recent Posts by Lynn Hall
There is nothing more important than the safekeeping of our children. So it's surprising how haphazard the hiring process can be for babysitters, nannys and other in-home childcare professionals.
Take time to plan your interview with a potential caregiver and listen carefully to what he or she may tell you.
Here are some obvious and not-so obvious questions that are important to ask:
1. Why do you want to care for my child? (Seems obvious…but you may be surprised by what you hear.)
2. What is your family like? (You want to look for someone who shares family...
It’s a new year! And as part of the new year’s tradition, we make resolutions. Typically, our resolutions are about doing:
1.more of something that we already do
2.less of something that we do too much
3.stopping entirely something that we shouldn’t do at all
But how often do we make a resolution to try something NEW?
When was the last time that you tried something totally new? As adults, we focus on perfecting what we know. But it is less often that we explore the unfamiliar. Trying something new brings freshness into our life. And freshness brings...
In her highly visible role as CEO of Yahoo combined with the impending birth of her first child, how can Marisa Mayer best help working mothers? Although Ms. Mayer is only pregnant and we have not yet seen her approach to blending work and family, Ms. Mayer’s work-family choices might further a societal undertsanding that balance is not the only goal for working mothers.
She is, without a doubt, a remarkable business woman. At 37, she has helped to lead Google to greatness; she has been nominated to the Wal-Mart Board of Directors and Named CEO of a Fortune 500 Company. But...