Gen Y and Etiquette

June 17, 2013

Hi all, I was recently interviewed for an article about Gen Y and etiquette, especially around interviewing for / starting a new  job.  Hope you find this interesting! Gen Y Gets Schooled in Old-School Professional Etiquette Enjoy, Laura

The Gen Y Retention Challenge

November 28, 2012

As you look towards 2013 and think about your staffing opportunities and challenges, be careful of assuming that your Gen Y talent will stay put.  The Gen Y Retention Challenge,  published through Cutter Consortium, contains pointers on how to keep your key Gen Y talent productive and engaged. Happy Holidays! Laura  

The Power of Thank You

November 19, 2012

When you first started to talk, after “Dada,” “Mama,” “cat,” and “dog,” your parents probably taught you the importance of saying, “please” and “thank you.” For most toddlers, “please” comes fairly easily. When you say “please” you’re more likely to get what you want.  The cause and effect is immediate. But “Thank you” is about […]

Deliberate Communication

October 8, 2012

When you begin preparing any substantial communication whether it is verbal (i.e. presentation) or written (i.e. detailed email,) you probably start by thinking about the content – what you want to say. While content is critically important, I propose you think deeply about content, not first, not second, not third, not even fourth, but fifth. […]

Beware of Strategies Masquerading as Objectives

October 27, 2011

I’ve had an article called Beware of Strategies Masquerading as Objectives written for Cutter Consortium.  Important lessons, especially for Gen Y’s who can get so focused on action that they can overlook purpose. Enjoy! Laura  

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