Maximizing Collaborative Value Instead of Maximizing Shareholder Value

Maximizing collaborative value needs to replace maximizing shareholder value. A singular focus on shareholders displaces the greater purpose of a business.

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Ending Sexual Harassment: Hear Women’s Voices and Take Positive Action

When harassment happens, how will you respond? Will you be an ally? Silence is the fuel that allows individuals to abuse their power. Raise your voice.

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The Xennial Generation: Stuck in the Middle

Inspired by the advice she’s received from Millennial women in her life, Maya James considers the current work revolution from an Xennial perspective.

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The Primary Reason Millennials Quit (and What Organizations Should Do About It)

When an employee leaves it costs and organization 213% of the annual salary for that role. It’s time to address the primary reason millennials quit.

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Happy “Graduation”

While preparing for his ten year old’s third formal graduation ceremony, Justin Kanoya wonders if maybe we’re taking this whole graduation thing a bit too far.

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The 7 Skills of Highly Effective Millennial Leaders

Millennials occupy a majority of the American workforce. David Grossman draws on his experience to share 7 skills of highly effective millennial leaders.

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Elementary School Career Day: Celebrating the Power of Story

When called upon to speak during an elementary school’s career day, Donovan Ervin faced self-doubt and then discovered the power of story.

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What Simon Sinek Got Wrong about Millennials in the Workplace

During the past month, several individuals sent me the YouTube video of Simon Sinek discussing Millennials in the workplace. The interview is conducted by Inside Quest. The first time I watched it, I thought there were some valid points, but other elements didn’t sit well. After watching it several times, it became more clear that…

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Mindful Millennial Leadership: Absorb-Convert-Act

Being a mindful Millennial leader is a better leadership model. Being mindful is more than being present. Millennial leaders that convert will excel.

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When Labels Lie

It is not a good time to be a pollster. Up until Tuesday, November 8, the presidential election felt less like an expression of democracy and more like a sporting event, complete with quarter by quarter updates on who was “up” and by how much. We even had a probability percentage on the likelihood of…

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Four Damaging Mentalities Millennials Must Break

Millennials can be pretty critical of older generations who seem stuck in their ways. “They just don’t get it anymore… that’s not how the world works.” “This isn’t the 1950’s anymore…” “How can they still think that is going to work?” These are all things I’ve heard Millennial co-workers say about our superiors. While Millennials…

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Millennial Impact Report: Converting Statistics to Actions

If you haven’t noticed, The Case Foundation does good work. They undertake research and promote programs that cover civic engagement, entrepreneurship, and philanthropy. A solid mix of what makes the world work in better ways. Cutting across these areas is a focus on the next generation – Millennials. In working with Achieve, a survey of…

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