Episode 21: The Importance of Parental Guidance In Navigating Social Media Use, with Lisa McDonough and Lisa Allanson

May 10, 2017

Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough each have over twenty years experience in corporate Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching. They understand what ‘makes people tick’ and have had the opportunity to observe daily, the impact of behavior on productivity and performance at work. Taking everything they know about what it takes to be successful at work, they have turned their attention to the next generation – ‘teens’, helping parents prepare their kids for life and work in the real world.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • The importance of parental guidance in managing social media activity
  • Recent stories on the downside of social media – increasing incidences of cyberbullying, harassment and suicide
  • Helping your teens to understand the consequences of their actions on social media – educating them on safety and respect for self and others
  • How the dopamine hit that comes from positive reinforcement on social media compares to addiction
  • Why teen girls need to appreciate that who they are is enough & not feel the need for constant validation from others
  • The level of comfort that comes with the use of social media
  • What you want your story to look like on social media & how this can affect your career
  • The decline of emotional intelligence due to increased use of technology
  • Teaching kids how to technology responsibly
  • How kids are missing out on the experience of just being a kid – being present and living in the moment
  • The story of Yolocaust

Resources

  • Simon Sinek: Millennials in the Workplace. Available at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hER0Qp6QJNU
  • YOLOCAUST: available at: yolocaust.de
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