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The Differences Between Generation Z & Millennials in the Workplace

11shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn It was my privilege to meet with some recent graduates who were willing to discuss their transition from college to career. Fortunately, this informal focus group was made up of males and females from four different ethnicities and various parts of the country. I felt like I got a…

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Three Big Reasons Generation Z is Poised to be Entrepreneurs

19shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Did you know that 77 percent of U.S. teenagers see themselves as future “entrepreneurs” and hope to be their own boss? Further, According to a Gallup Student Poll, 40% of students grades 5-12 plan to start their own business soon, while 24% are already learning how to start and run…

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How One Parent Developed a Mentally Tough Kid

13shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn You probably remember the story that broke on the news last month and the video posted about it on Facebook that captured over 22 million views. Matt Cox heard that his daughter, Kirsten, got suspended for three days from riding the school bus because she bullied classmates on it…

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Three Ways to Develop Emotional Intelligence in Generation Z

14shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Today’s blog is from Andrew McPeak. Andrew is a next gen researcher, speaker, and author for Growing Leaders. I bet you can identify with an experience I had recently. A few months ago, I met a very bright young man who had been recognized by his school as one…

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Four Healthy Coping Mechanisms Teens Can Use

23shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn The numbers were just released by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), and American life expectancy has dropped for the first time since World War I. In fact it’s dropped for the last three years. When I first read this, I was stunned. Seriously? Isn’t science and medicine…

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Three Ingredients to Help Students Navigate Choices

8shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn A growing number of schools and families today believe offering students choices can increase their sense of “ownership” in their learning. I am among them. I’ve seen students come alive when their teacher provides them options for their next project, paper, or capstone assignment. As choices increase, we believe…

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