Generations: Leading Younger and Older

Generations are just a reminder that we need to embrace leading younger and older. A leadership point too often missed in business.

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Balancing Entrepreneurship and Student Loans

With student loans being a norm for many who want to attend college, entrepreneurship is evolving into a riskier avenue for those in debt to lenders. But rest assured, balancing entrepreneurship and student loans is possible. Here’s how.

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There Is Hope in the Generations. Act Like It.

In today’s discourse, it is easy to lose hope. However, there is hope in the generations. We need to act. Engaging is not enough; we need to activate between generations.

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Is Your Business a Force for Good?

Can business be a force for good? Starting with this question is easier to answer. No matter where a business is in their goodness journey, most can make an argument for business as a force for good. The low-hanging fruit includes jobs, health insurance, and retirement program. Add in customer solutions and partner opportunity –…

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Generations: The Conscious Influence Imperative

We encounter different influencers through different organizations. Our influencers change as we age. The constant influencers are our parents and community members. What gaps occur with family and community are dependent on the ability to listen, guide, and set a good example – in a mutual way. Outside influencers can carry a larger presence as…

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What’s Next For Millennials? Leading the Next Generation

Guest Post by Kern Carter An odd question, I know. It seems like many Millennials are either still searching for themselves personally and professionally or just hitting their stride in both. But I feel like the question must be asked. As a recent member of the 30’s club, I’m a Millennial that’s already thinking about…

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Tactical To-Dos for First-Time Leaders

As I was getting ready yesterday morning, my phone news feed contained this headline – “The One Question Every Leader Should Ask.” The question is geared toward first-time leaders: What advice would you give someone going into a leadership position for the first time? You can read what Roxanne Taylor, chief marketing and communications officer…

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Centering Is the New Mentoring

Mentoring is often discussed in leadership and people development circles but rarely done completely, if at all. Leaders need to take a renewed look at what a new mentoring model should be and what our responsibilities are. Mentoring is a way to engage the diversity of ages and lead across all generations. Mentoring is often…

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How to Flow from College to Workplace

Several months have passed since college graduation, and many have moved into new jobs. As the distance between work and college increases, some may feel a lull, missing their college days and wondering why some of the excitement is gone. One of the interesting life transitions is from college to company. College is a special…

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Living in the Digital Era: Pros and Cons

Guest Post by Andrew Howe If you are reading this article online, you are in the digital era! People use different gadgets daily (computers, smartphones, and tablets). Around 86% of the US population have access to the Internet from home, and this number grows daily. People might agree that living in the digital era is…

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5 Things I’d Tell My 20-Something Self, 10 Years Later

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I can’t believe how much I’ve changed since turning thirty nearly two years ago. It probably sounds absurd; how much can one really change that quickly? But I swear it, I’ve somehow managed to figure out the many problems I struggled with over and over for…

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VUCA: What Does This Mean for Future Leaders

Development Dimensions International (DDI), jointly with The Conference Board, conducted a survey of 13,124 leaders across many organizations, industries, and countries. An extensive study. The work was released as the Global Leadership Forecast 2014 | 2015. One of the focus areas is on VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous – and the importance of…

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