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    Managing a Multi-Generational Workplace

    Millennials keep joining to the workforce and their numbers grow each day in the companies. Meanwhile, due to harsh economic conditions, Baby Boomers and Gen X postpone retirement and actively keep working. This leaves managers with a challenge of managing teams which consist of three generations.  Each generation has their strengths and weaknesses. The importance …

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    Posted in gen-y, People, Personal Branding, Workplace Success

    What Millennials Seek, Desire in an Employer

    I just read an interesting article online entitled, Stop Treating Millennial Employees Like Enigmas, written by Sara Roberts and Michael Papay and featured on Fastcompany.com.[1] As the title suggests, the article focuses on how businesses can best utilize the skills and talents of Millennials, generally defined as that 80-million-strong cohort born between 1977 and 2000, …

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    Posted in Career Development, Employer Branding, gen-y, Job Search, Misc, Personal Branding, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    2015 Will Be The Year Of IntraPreneurship

    Have you ever had a great idea at work?

    Were you able to do anything about it?

    In 2015 that will change. Or, it should.

    Smart Companies are stepping up and are willing to help internal employees to develop their ideas. Is your company one of them? I hope so.

    Some of the more famous …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Personal Branding

    Your Brand Is Being Built For You

    I think it’s time for a reality check: If you’re on the internet today, you are building your brand. Whether you like it or not, you are building your brand. It is time to think about and take control of your most valuable asset, you.

    Do you use Facebook? You are building your brand. What …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, gen-y, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    How Success Takes a Village

    I recently completed a pilot for a new initiative at work. It was the culmination of months and months of planning, maneuvering, stakeholdering and hard work. There were a number of touch obstacles to overcome and endless coordination between a number of parties. To see the press release hit the wire and to hear positive …

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    Posted in gen-y, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Success at Work or Failure? Make the call

    Recently I was working on an initiative for my job that involved getting some feedback from an Executive Director at my company. I had emailed him, asking a couple of questions and requesting a meeting to discuss what I was working on.

    Over a week went by without a response. I found out that he …

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    Posted in Career Development, gen-y, Personal Branding

    You Gotta Hit the Curveballs

    As we reach the latter end of the dog days of summer, as a baseball fan, I think about the impending pennant races and excitement to come as the fall approaches.

    Recently, I was at a baseball game and watched as one of the players from my home team (the San Francisco Giants) battled against …

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    Think Globally: Get Outside of Your “Four Walls”

    With the Olympics in London underway, there is a wave of global consciousness that seems to run through many of us. Whether it is being inspired by the stories of the Olympians competing from all corners of the globe, or it’s being exposed to new cultures and ideas, a rare level of consciousness is in …

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    Posted in Career Development, gen-y, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Personal Branding Secrets for Gen Y Workers

    Trying to get hired?  I wish there was some advice I could give you, but the thing is, there’s still no right or wrong way for Gen Y to align themselves with the traditional hiring process.

    We’re entering the job market at an interesting time, forced to deal with the dual forces of recessionary realities …

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    Posted in gen-y, guest post, Personal Branding

    7 Things You Got Wrong About Millennials

    The Millennial market is one of, if not the most important consumer segments to marketers right now. They represent a tremendous shift in the way consumers interact with brands, mostly built off of the growth of the internet and social technology over the last 10 years. For years marketers have been relentlessly searching for the …

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    Posted in gen-y, Marketing
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