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Getting to know the generations in today’s workplace

Here's a brief look at the generations in today's workplace. Boomers (Born 1943-1960) Children during society’s Golden Age; raised in an indulgent manner Inner-focused, principled and resolute Focused on meaning, purpose and calling Perfectionists and workaholics Society’s senior leaders now   GenXers (Born 1961-1981) Children during the Consciousness Revolution; under-protected as children Bottom-line focused; market [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:06:58+00:00September 1st, 2020|Insights, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Busting the myth about Millennials and entrepreneurialism

There's a lot of so-called data and anecdotes about Millennials and entrepreneurship, most of it leaning toward the conclusion that Millennials have a strong penchant for entrepreneurialism. Alas, such information is askew. Because the bookending birth years around generations are often quite misunderstood (we don’t yet have a collective intelligence in society around how generations [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:07:28+00:00August 31st, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

Good questions to ask during a performance review (based on your generation)

Performance reviews mean different things to different generations. As such, good questions to ask during a performance review would, I'd offer, vary depending on the person's generation. Boomers, for example, tend to be workaholics slightly obsessed with purpose, meaning, vision and calling. They’re going to be wanting more feedback about opportunities for leaving a greater [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:08:03+00:00August 1st, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

Are GenXers Distrusting?

I was reading an article claiming the pandemic made GenXers more distrusting. To which I responded, No, the pandemic hasn’t made Gen Xers distrusting; their childhood made them that way. Current circumstances only exacerbate their natural leanings. See, Xers (those born 1961-1981) are children during the Consciousness Revolution years (the mid-’60s through the mid-’80s), which [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:08:56+00:00July 31st, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

Generations & Mask Wearing

If you’ve been finding yourself stymied, stumped and simply stopped dead in conversations about the importance of mask wearing and physical distancing, perhaps tuning into generational nuances will help move the conversation along. Here are some broad-stroke perspectives to consider when talking with members of each generation. The Ultra Elders, the Silent Generation The Silent [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:10:04+00:00July 1st, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

An open letter to midlife GenXers

Dear GenXers, In all the hullabaloo about generations, there’s rarely much examination or interest in yours. There is a reason for this, and for most of you, you probably don’t care much one way or the other if your generation isn’t in the limelight of media focus. You already know the arc of your generation’s history: [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:12:00+00:00June 30th, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

Yes, CV19 is Impacting your Children’s Generation

The subject is on folks' mind, and rightly so: How will CV19 impact the generation of children today? Here are some insight into how and why these children will be impacted. As a parent of a young child during CV19, school closures and possibly working from home, you’ve probably got your hands full of day-to-day [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:12:31+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Insights, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This is the workplace impact COVID-19 will have on different generations

This is the workplace impact COVID-19 will have on different generations Heads are spinning, equilibriums imbalanced and worlds turned upside down with COVID-19 and the changes everyone is experiencing. Nothing new there. GenerationsWork CEO Jessie Newburn was Interviewed for this Fast Company article, This is the workplace impact COVID-19 will have on different generations, in [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:17:57+00:00May 15th, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

GenXers to the Rescue, Millennials Will Get the Credit, and Let the Hedge Funds Die

GenXers to the Rescue, Millennials Will Get the Credit, and Let the Hedge Funds Die Here are some snippets of news stories about CV19 and other issues, and our take on the generational impact of these news stories. #GenXers to the rescue! Washington Post, April 13, 2020 The covid-19 pandemic has revealed another area of [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:20:57+00:00April 13th, 2020|Insights|0 Comments

Readjusting Expectations and Saying Goodbye to Endless Consumer Options

Readjusting Expectations and Saying Goodbye to Endless Consumer Options Here are some snippets of news stories about CV19 and other issues, and our take on the generational impact of these news stories. New York Times, April 1, 2020 A 4th Turning will Readjust Your Expectations Patient Has Virus and Serious Cancer. Should Doctors Withhold Ventilators? [...]

By |2020-10-10T01:21:37+00:00April 4th, 2020|Insights|0 Comments
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