Unleashing your Gen Y’s Innovative Instincts

September 20, 2010

I’ve recently had an article entitled “Unleashing your Gen Yer’s Innovative Instincts” published in the Cutter Benchmark Review.  You can get a complementary download by entering the promotional code referenced on : http://www.cutter.com/offers/changingworkforce.html Enjoy! Laura

Helping your Gen Y’s Resolve Ambiguity – A 7-Step Process

August 28, 2010

According to the Webster’s College Dictionary, ambiguity is “doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention.”  In a business sense, it’s lack of clarity.  How many times have we, as managers, assigned projects or tasks without 100% clarity?  Often! Back in a grad school “Career Decision Making Skills” class, we took a test devised by Jay Lorsch […]

The Gift of Undivided Attention

December 13, 2009

As we head into this holiday season, it’s time to start thinking about gifts – big gifts, small gifts, expensive gifts, cheap gifts, obligatory gifts and thoughtful gifts.   Perhaps one of the most thoughtful gifts of all, is one that doesn’t cost a thing. Doesn’t it seem like undivided attention is going the way of […]

Engaging Gen Y in a Tough Economy

November 4, 2009

Many Gen Y’s were raised with soccer on Monday, piano on Tuesday, language immersion on Wednesday, art on Thursday, and community service on Friday.  They are multi-taskers extraordinaire who expect every moment to be well spent with enriching experiences. Clients have told me that one of the challenges they face with some Gen Y employees […]

Multigenerational Conversations – Watch your Language

August 3, 2009

Communicating across generations is always difficult.  When today’s Gen Y’s say things like “I’m down with that,” older generations may find themselves wondering whether it’s a good thing or a bad thing.  Older generations will make references to things, like carbon paper, that younger generations have no frame of reference to understand.  It’s not meant […]

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