Five Tips For Encouraging Balanced Use Of Tech As A Tech Company

Founder of Gabb Wireless Inc., the first nationwide cellular network for kids.

When running a tech business, you live and breathe it every minute of every day. If you are not thinking about the technology you are building, you are testing it, studying other technology and using technology to move your company forward. These types of tech use are intentional and purposeful.

In contrast, when we find ourselves scrolling through social media, playing endless games and picking up mobile devices every few seconds, there is nothing intentional about it. Balance is lost.

An Adult-Sized Problem 

While I started my company with the intent of addressing kids’ tech imbalance, the reality is many adults find themselves addicted. In fact, adults spend on average 5.4 hours a day on their phones. As a technology leader, it’s also my goal to help adults better balance their technology use. 

With my team

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Lee county government commissioners balanced budget chairman Brian Hamman

Brian Hamman, Special to The News-Press
Published 6:30 a.m. ET Sept. 27, 2020

Brian Hamman (Photo: Special to News-Press)

This year has been unlike any before it.  Each of us has had to deal with unbelievable challenges, and as a nation, we have faced uncertainty about the future.  One thing Lee County residents can be certain about is that their local government will provide them with a balanced budget and will keep their taxes low.

During the past several months, we have seen headlines reporting about multiple cities and states facing multi-billion dollar budget deficits.  However, here at home your Board of County Commissioners has remained steadfast in producing a budget that provides financial stability while maintaining a first-class level of service and keeping our major projects on track.  

When commissioners began working on the budget for next year, we focused on three core areas; maintaining the level of service

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