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Accelerated Millennial Manager post on “Ask A Gen Y”

The Accelerated Millennial Manager blog post on the Chief Learning Officer’s “Ask A Gen Y” is a top story this month and it features Devon, Diane & Taylor. Leaders must...

Finally… No More Warming the Bench!

A Millennial Outlook on “The Accelerated Millennial Manager” As a Millennial leader it often feels as though only two roads to career advancement exist: Be reminded of how young...

The Accelerated Millennial Manager

The Accelerated Millennial Manager ...

To Boomers and Millennials from a Former Latch-Key Kid

To: Baby Boomers From: Rhonda Lauritzen, occasional blogger and former latch-key-kid Subject: Generational misunderstandings and co-dependency Date: 2014 The purpose of this email is...

Think Big … Train Small

Building blocks shown as smaller pieces of a larger whole

“I do not like them Sam I am, I do not like Green Eggs and Ham… You do not like them. SO you say. Try them! Try them! And you may. Try them and you may I say…” Dr. Seuss, Green...

Right Side Up Is Upside Down

Do you remember in 2007 when AT&T challenged the stereotypes associated with generations and technology with this little phrase: “IDK, My BBF Rose” (click here to see the commercial...

The Role of Roles

1. Prospect – “Is this where I want to work?” “Am I a fit?” 2. New Hire – “Where do I fit?” “Am I welcome here?” “Am I getting connected to the job, the culture and the social network?” 3. Learner – “Am I learning what I need to know?” “Do I have the tools and information I need to do my job?” “Am I growing and developing?” 4. Performer – “Am I acknowledged for my contribution?” “Am I motivated to accomplish my goals?” 5. Legacy Leaver – “Am I sharing my knowledge?” “Do you know what I know?”

Picture this: It is your first day at a new job. Your anticipation mixes with apprehension and anxiety. All sorts of questions fly through your mind: “Is this where I’m supposed...

4Gs, 3Cs, and a Splash of Perspective

Woman listening with hand to ear

Chances are when you read the “phrase” 4G your mind immediately conjured cellphone commercials, perhaps a young man dreaming about taping a cheetah to his grandma’s back to increase...

Building Your Personal Brand

We believe that authentic career satisfaction and success comes from a crystal clear view of the individual; their talents, gifts, and yes, foibles and vulnerabilities. Organizations...

What’s in a Name?

What do Apple, BMW, Coca-Cola and Brad Pitt have in common? In addition to being fabulous, they all have a well-known reputation, a brand. Now, if you are anything like me, this seems...