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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How to Provide Productive Criticism to the Participation Trophy Generation

  Millennials are known as the participation trophy generation. In an effort to teach us that “winning isn’t everything,” we were all celebrated equally. Rather than being rewarded for working hard or winning, we were all given a prize for showing up, even when (if we’re honest with ourselves) we weren’t that good. While the…

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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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Motivating Millennials on Your Team

Motivating Millennials is a proverbial nut that almost every organization and leader is trying to crack. As the largest generation in today’s labor force, Millennials make up a significant percentage of employees at businesses both big and small. Unfortunately, the challenges and issues around leading Millennials seem to be just as big as the generation…

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5 Inspirational Millennials to Motivate Us All

Guest Post by Megan Thompson From time to time, we all meet people that inspire the heck out of us, people that have us wanting to become the most successful versions of ourselves, and who motivate us to be better than we currently are. Right now, we’re in the middle of what some call the…

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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

In business, the benefits of mindful practices include greater self-confidence, better emotional intelligence, and stronger resiliency. All these are attributes that make mindfulness work in business and leadership. Millennials are gravitating toward mindfulness to enhance their work-life balance and develop their leadership capabilities. A risk lurks, however. Mindfulness contains a threat of inaction. We hear…

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5 Ways Millennials Can Tackle Work Related Stress

Guest Post by Riya Sander From paying down student loan debt to running a young family to even juggling projects at work, life for many millennials is a real challenge. With an estimated 75% of the workforce being millennials by 2025 and over 2.5 billion millennials worldwide, we are ticking time bombs walking around at…

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Harnessing The Power of Employee Recognition

Not surprisingly, some of the biggest challenges facing HR professionals today are employee turnover and engagement. According to Gallup, millennial turnover, in particular, costs the U.S. $30.5 billion annually. Just as organizations want the best talent, today’s talent wants to work for the best organizations. Gallup also says, “it’s possible they don’t actually want to…

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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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Millennials: We’ll Never Make it on Our Own

Most Millennials have strong desire and ambition to create the life we want rather than following traditional pathways of success. In fact, 78% of millennials are motivated by the concept of “charting their own course.”

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6 Employee Retention Strategies For Your Company

Guest Post by Tess Pajaron The best employee for your company is one who already has a thorough understanding of the job and a proven track record of being excellent at performing his or her duties. Make Employee Retention Job Number One Losing employees has a potentially devastating domino effect. It takes time and money to…

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