Millennials are changing the way workplaces approach company culture. As the first generation to grow up with the Internet, Millennials’ mobile lifestyles don’t understand the daily 9-to-5 grind. This year Millennials account for the highest percentage of the workforce compared to Gen X and Baby Boomers. Unlike previous generations, Millennials are looking for jobs that … Read More »
Very recently, I lead my four children (ages 9-14) on a brief excursion to the local park. Just two blocks from our home, the park is one of the classic-styles we all know well: Some eight to ten acres of open space that is adorned with trees, picnic tables, and a baseball field; an old band shell … Read More »
I was in a meeting earlier this week where there was an invited speaker discussing a controversial topic. Several of the meeting participants disagreed with his point of view. Not a problem. In fact, dissent is shown to increase divergent thinking and creative solutions.
The problem was the participants began personally attacking the speaker and making … Read More »
Performance management is becoming THE high priority for government entities nation-wide. In fact, a Time Magazine article by Amanda Ripley said, “If we really want more effective governance, we should tie these generous [public sector employee] benefits to meaningful outcomes.” The article goes on to say, “As anyone who works in the private sector knows, … Read More »