Dec 01

Lessons from Two Generations

Posted on December 1, 2017 at 9:31 AM by County Council

Youth and the elderly –two groups you wouldn’t generally put together. These generations are vastly different, yet they have so much to share and learn from each other. I recently watched both generations interact in my own family and learned some valuable lessons.

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Dec 16

Ways to Give This Holiday Season and Beyond

Posted on December 16, 2016 at 11:24 AM by County Council

Christmas is a time for giving.

This is a familiar sentiment we’ve all heard, and probably have even said ourselves a time or two. “A time for giving”... what exactly does that mean?  

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Mar 31

The Importance of Soft Skills for Career Success

Posted on March 31, 2016 at 6:10 PM by County Council

Education is much different in 2016 than it was 10, 20, 30 years ago, in large part due to technology. Computers, the Internet, social media – you name it – have opened up a whole world to our young adults. The ability to find out information and communicate is at their fingertips. However, employers are starting to find that this ease and lack of human interaction does not transfer well to the workplace. While millennials definitely need to be tech-savvy, as parents and educators we can’t overlook the importance of teaching soft skills to our young adults before they embark on a career.

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