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What Employers Should Expect from Generation Z: Vocation Rotation

11shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn My head was spinning after talking to Zoe, a 21-year-old who’s quite ambitious. She is taking college courses, has a job on campus, as well as two-side hustles, one as an Uber driver and the other, an app-based non-profit leader Zoe started herself to launch her career. She has…

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Eight Sticky Traits of Uncommon Leaders

22shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Years ago, I spoke at an awards banquet for a large corporation on the West Coast. A woman named Julia received an “uncommon leadership” award that evening for taking her department to an entirely new level of performance. Her team had doubled their results, year-over-year, even in the midst…

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The State of Today’s Students Around the World

3shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Three years ago, our organization, Growing Leaders, hosted focus groups of international leaders called Global Voices Gatherings. More than 30 leaders of youth organizations and educational institutions from 10 countries (including Singapore, Great Britain, Brazil, Ethiopia, Mexico, Canada, Egypt, South Africa, Italy, and the United States) joined us in…

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10 Steps to Help Recent College Graduates with Interviews

10shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Picture this scenario: Your young graduate sends out her resume to several potential employers hoping for a great job to open up. Lo and behold, three job offers end up coming her way. But which should she choose? Such a decision seems more stressful than it was in past…

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Five Errors Parents Must Correct to Prepare Generation Z for a Career

17shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn A friend of mine sent me a Twitter thread that vividly illustrates the need for better leadership in our homes. I will keep the people involved anonymous, as the story you’re about to read borders on unbelievable. It happened recently at a workplace and involved a supervisor and her…

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Mental Toughness Exercises for You and Your Students

34shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Did you know some of the greatest examples of “mental toughness” are unlikely heroes who failed or performed poorly prior to their rise to achievement? In other words, they all experienced a setback before they made a comeback: Roger Federer, the greatest tennis player in history, with seven Wimbledon…

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