Congratulations to Dr. Dion

in Around Town

Dr. Ken & Monty This Saturday, a few dozen friends came together for a private party at the Black Lagoon Gallery in Austin, TX to honor Kenneth Dion, PhD (stage right) as he celebrated the completion of his dissertation and earning a PhD from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Dion is a fellow recovering paramedic […]

Lessons in Healthcare Reform

in health care

Health Affairs, a peer-reviewed publication focused on health policy thought and research, posted an article on its blog by Jeff D. Selberg, the new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) titled “The Shifting Health Care Landscape: Lessons from the Clinton Error”. A former hospital CEO during the Clinton Era, Jeff attempts to compare […]

Building a Business That’s Much More

in Best Practices

Members make their way into the converted garage gym and spread out to stretch and prepare for the workout that’s about to begin. Dumbbells, kettlebells, and barbells line the walls and half a dozen rowers are staged just outside the rolled up garage doors with pull-up bars across each opening. On a whiteboard on the wall […]

How does Google’s Chromebook Change Us?

in In The News, Technology

Yesterday, at its developers conference, Google, Inc announced its next big move…the Google Chromebook…a computer designed solely as a gateway to the internet using the Google Operating System based on the Chrome browser. Turn it on, and it starts up in less than 10 seconds. Once on the internet (via a Wi-Fi connection or a built in […]

Leadership Austin at the UT Club

in Around Town, Leadership

Last night, I had the pleasure of attending an event for Leadership Austin hosted at The University of Texas Club. Since 1979, Leadership Austin has been instrumental in helping Central Texans, from diverse backgrounds, discover and foster community leadership. Programs include topic focused monthly breakfast meetings, immersion experiences for people new to Austin, and extended cohorts focused on emerging leaders and […]

Saybrook University Alumni Dinner

in Around Town

Saybrook University President Mark Schulman, PhD and Director of Alumni Affairs George Aiken, PhD stopped in Dallas and Austin to visit with alumni and their families this weekend. In Austin, a group of more than a dozen people from Central Texas gathered for a great dinner at the historic Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill in […]