"I'm looking to grow my career. What advice can you give me to help me get to where you are?" If you have been leading people for any modest period of time, then you have had someone ask you this question. I have made it a point over the last few years to get involved … Continue reading The Wisdom of Growth
A few months ago I spoke at a conference about maximizing the talents of the Millennial Generation, and integrating them into this multigenerational workplace. After the conversation I had a few leaders approach me to tell me that they liked what I had to say. That was quickly followed by, “That’s all well and good, … Continue reading Promote Me or Lose Me!
According to a Deloitte survey 25% of Millennials are asking for a chance to show they can be leaders. Should we be rushing to give that 25% a chance? Who Wants to Lead? Leadership is a constantly evolving discipline filled with masters of theory, and experts of practice. Everyone is searching for the next leader … Continue reading Who Wants to Lead?
Leading Millennial Change: Weekly Tip Only 35% of Millennials believe that their college experience prepared them for the workplace. Employers will need to create new systems of learning and education to bridge the gap. The Perception Gap Gallup produced a report that said that 96% of college educators believe that they are preparing their graduates … Continue reading The Perception Gap
Participation Trophies Don't Work Consistent accountability provides a much better platform to leap from than a pile of participation trophies. Participation Trophies Don't Work The phrase participation trophies has almost become a cringe worthy phrase. The idea that the accomplishments of this generation are lessened by the fact that "everyone" gets rewarded for just trying … Continue reading Participation Trophies Don’t Work
Autonomy is gained through building and acting upon trust. Make trust a priority with your team. Trust the Process Almost every leadership guru that I have heard will speak about the on-boarding process at some point in time. This is the process that every organization goes through when they bring a new employee on board, … Continue reading Trust the Process
3 Steps Towards Action The largest gap is the one between thinking and doing. The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in the Millennial generation, and it has inspired all of us to move in the same direction. Here are 3 steps to help you in the right direction. 3 Steps Towards Action This week … Continue reading 3 Steps Towards Action
Millennials are looking for ways to acculturate outside of their family into the greater tribe. As leaders we are charged with connecting them, and building the trust needed to create an enviornment of success. Millennial Acculturation Millennials are looking for ways to acculturate outside of their family into the greater tribe. I attended a talk … Continue reading Millennial Acculteration
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