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The World of Work, Part 1: The Big Shifts

This week, I will be posting a few infographics and entries concerning the workplaces that are taking shape in 2016. They are quite different than those of the past as new generations shift the contours of the relationship between employer and employee, as well as reconfigure our concepts of the spaces in which we do […]

5 Ways Modern Learners Learn: A Checklist for Growing Knowledge and Shifting Behavior

We are experiencing a learning revolution. The broad use of technology across generations means that new possibilities exist for learning and change for every age group and generation. There are three significant shifts taking place that fuel this learning revolution (other trends identified by Deloitte here) When knowledge¬†changes so quickly and is so readily available, […]

The Millennial Generation: Work / Life Balance or A Bad Work Ethic?

This is part 2 of a series on new data on The Millennial Generation. In the first entry, I examined more broadly their view of business and entrepreneurship. Much has been written about their desire for flexible hours and work/life balance, but misunderstandings by both managers and Millennials abound. Are Millennials really asking to get […]

The Millennial Generation: Business and Entrepreneurship

This article is the first in a series on the Millennial Generation based on data from recent studies that I have reviewed. Previously, I wrote three well-read entries on who Millennials are, what disengages them at work, and how to engage them as a customer. In this series, I will reflect first on the Millennial […]

Top 5 Ways to Disengage Your Millennial Employees

Yesterday, I posted an overview of the characteristics and values of the Millennial Generation, and I began to point to some management and leadership practices that both engage, and disengage, Gen Y employees. I made the argument there, and I will continue to do so, that the employees in this age group are not so […]