Gen Z, an introduction

We have looked into four of the five generations over the last month. We began with the Silent Generation, moved to the Boomers, then onto Gen X, and last week we looked into the Millennials. Today, we are taking a look at Gen Z. Some other suggested names are iGen, Homelanders, Global Generation, Post-Millennials, or… Read More

Millennials, an introduction

So far, over the last few Fridays, we have gone over The Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, and Gen X. This week, we are looking at Millennials, those we previously noted as being born between the years 1981-2000. Although in 2018, the Pew Research Center adjusted the cut-off year to 1996, in order to keep the… Read More

Gen X, an introduction

The last two Fridays we have explored the Silent Generation and the Baby Boomers. This week, we are taking a look at Gen X, those born between 1965 and1980. Also known as the X’ers, the MTV Generation, Baby Busters, and my personal favorite Thirteeners. Gen X is also referred to as a lost generation, sandwiched… Read More

The Silent Generation, an introduction

One area of study that has long fascinated me is the area regarding the various generations of people that we have, specifically in America. Over the last eight years or so that has shifted to how those generations function together within the workplace.    I know that people have differing views on names for the… Read More

Three Things Great Organizations Know About Culture

Culture is critical and as leaders we are responsible for the culture within our organizations.  In a Harvard Business Review blog post, Deidre H. Campbell lists some things that great companies know about culture. “They invest more in their employees. The response came back resoundingly: It’s simply good for business. Rather than cutting back or eliminating programs,… Read More