• From No to What If

    Being part of the Top Tech Exec winner’s circle has introduced me to so many innovative executives. I’m always inspired after our times together. Last night, a group of us were invited to watch the Padres battle the Dodgers from within the Cox suite. Fun time, good food, great convos.…

  • Upskilling Teachers

    According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs 2018 report, by 2022, no less than 54% of all employees will require significant re- and upskilling. To deal with the lack of skills of current employers, companies have three options: Retrain current staff Automate more tasks to reduce staff…

  • A Tribute to My Bestie

    On July 31st, I lost my best friend. She died, unexpectedly, of a blood clot after battling breast cancer and undergoing reconstructive surgery. Christine’s been my best friend since I moved to San Diego in 2000. Before her, friendships for me were fleeting. They came, they went, and that was…

  • Learning to Stand

    Just in case the only thing missing from your day is a baby flamingo learning to stand on one leg. pic.twitter.com/em5N6ogg69 — Paul Bronks (@SlenderSherbet) July 23, 2019 A young flamingo has to learn how to stand on one leg. And like the flamingo, our students need to learn executive…

  • Reading Our Way to an Understanding of Racial Justice

    A colleague of mine, Andrew Arevalo, posted on Twitter that he had started reading White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo. A Twitter conversation began in which people shared other books that would also be great reads. Here’s the books that…