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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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Nine Creative Ways You Can Support Teachers

17shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn The numbers were just released. Government data shows “Teachers and other public education employees, such as community-college faculty, school psychologists and janitors, are quitting their jobs at the fastest rate on record,” reports The Wall Street Journal. Due to a tighter labor market and historically low unemployment rates, many…

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How to Make Your Communication Effective

4shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Google is growing up. Current CEO Sundar Pichai reported at a 2017 conference that his company is rethinking all of their products, as well as how they communicate to people. What have they concluded is a better way to communicate to both stakeholders and customers?  This may not surprise…

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Seven Gifts Leaders Should Give Their Team This Holiday Season

7shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn My mother always enjoyed the Christmas season. Ever since I can remember, she’d want to pull out the decorations as early as possible and get them up. My dad always said she’d have them up all year round if he’d let her. My mom, Sally, passed away fourteen years…

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Four Workplace Rules Gen Z Team Members Should Learn

24shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn This past month, I found myself speaking at events to business managers, university executives and athletic directors about “generational diversity.” Today, we not only experience ethnic diversity and gender diversity in the workplace, but a diversity of generations attempting to work together, including Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials and…

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How Great Leaders Create Engaged Cultures

12shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn After meeting with a national champion athletic coach, a president of a growing university and an amazing principal of a 3,600-student high school—I’ve drawn at least one conclusion about quality leadership: Great leaders create the campus culture. This means, when you arrive, you are the “Chief Culture Officer.” You…

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Two Skills Every Student Needs Before Graduation

15shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn There’s an ongoing tension that educational leaders constantly feel on their jobs. Almost every educator I interact with these days faces a tension between two realities: The need to teach to the test, so students score high enough to get funding. The desire to prepare students to be life…

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