With the constant stream of technological advances, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to keep up with the demands these new innovations place on our professional lives. More than ever before, today’s workforce represents several generations, all with varying levels of technological savvy, computer education, and professional training opportunities. For leaders of any age, it’s important to recognize the flow of technology, possible deficiencies, and how to get the training needed to not only stay afloat, but to excel in a highly competitive market.
On the other hand, we need to recognize when we’ve fallen overboard because of the weight of too much technology in our daily lives. Does all of this technology stifle true leadership potential, and how do we know when enough is enough?
Jenny Houck has a Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University and hopes to pursue her doctoral studies in communication. Currently, she teaches College Prep with the Institute for Extended Learning at Spokane Community College, in addition to teaching Speech 101 at Gonzaga University. She is also the Travel Editor for Northwest Woman Magazine. As an active single mother of two children, Jenny loves to golf, gourmet cook, snow ski, and experience countless other outdoor adventures.