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02/2018 Get Prepared for Gen Z and an AI World

For years there’s been much agitating about the Gen Y/Millennial conundrum.  In a fast-changing world, those of us who are naturally future oriented see a looming change happening with Gen Z arriving – who are not Millennial types at all – requiring considerable employer adjustments. This month’s e-Tip relates some things to cheer about the Gen Z teenagers to early/mid-20s cohort and some issues of concern requiring serious rethinking.


01/2018 Do You Feel The Earth Shaking Yet?

Employers are likely to be happier with Gen Z workers than Millennials, generalized as a group. Serious problem-solvers, (though unfortunately even more stressed) a look at reported Gen Z behaviors, formative influences including parenting, and recent surveys tracking how they are trending should serve as an alert to employers

12/2017 Alternatives to Office Parties Can Break Down Silos and Social Anxiety

The trend away from holiday parties, beyond resulting in behavior change, could also be providing opportunities for bonding of colleagues in more desired and constructive ways and even lead to more effective business development year round. Read on for some ideas on activities and benefits.

11/2017 The Power of Purpose Through a Generational Lens

We are witnessing a convergence of phenomena and trends that are bringing greater focus to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and a variety of more active players both seeking and accepting moral leadership in a variety of areas. While the Millennial and Gen Z interest and demand has been influential, people of all generational cohorts are responsible for this change.

10/2017 Millennial Value Rising Across Generations

Head-scratching and hair-pulling-out continue in some quarters, still Gen Y/Millennials are getting more good press recently – and well deserved. This article covers recent and growing trends--things to looks for, appreciate and consider adapting.

09/2017 How to Succeed at #CrossGenerationalConversation and Other Intergroup Dialogues

Here‘s a Harvard economics professor’s approach to helping his students understand and appreciate the perspectives of people they strongly disagree with. Perspective is one of the critical elements I address in my forthcoming book, You Can’t Google it! I end with guidelines to make the conversations meaningful and satisfying.

08/2017 Ethical Disconnect: Another Millennial Myth or the Real Thing?

The first thing I thought when I read about the study comparing Gen Y/Millennials ethics to other generations by researchers at the Toledo College of Business and Innovation was, “Millennials get dissed again!” But are the conclusions another misinterpretation?

07/2017 People-Siting on Alaska Vacation: A #Generations Small Data View

Some takeaways from the value of diverse people interaction from a recent Alaskan vacation. There’s more to learn from and enjoy than the beautiful scenery, sea and wildlife from any trip. Read on.