Embracing Technology In Your Early Education Company 

When Henry Ford created the first Model T automobile, he was asked about the input he received from other people.  His answer was…’If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.’  The car like refrigeration, antibiotics, the computer and the smart phone changed the way our society works.  People weren’t prepared for the change, but change happened anyway.  Like the many people who continued to ride horses as a means of transportation, it’s not wrong but ultimately you’ll find that others are passing you by.

One of today’s automobiles is the smart phone.  Most of us have a smart phone, but we don’t use it to its full advantage.  Here are some uses for your smart phone that will help to keep others from passing you by.  You can…

  1. Review the daily enrollment breakdown when your director sends it to you.
  2. Check on your parent connections on any of the social media platforms you use for your company.
  3. Check and answer your email.
  4. Text with your directors and other employees.
  5. Surf the internet to find answers you need during the rush of your day.
  6. Take pictures of things that need to be done and send them to the people who need to do get them done.
  7. Make notes for yourself so your checklists are always with you…also saves on rewriting lists that are reused.
  8. Review and update your calendar.
  9. Access your bank accounts.
  10. Use these devices to have live conversations with other people while not being tethered to a land line.

All of these items can help you to move through your day faster and more productively.  The car door is open…

As always, we hope you find the information helpful.

Best to you….Brad Barnett, President BFS®

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