Stop talking about Generations! (part 2) 10 ways to make generations in the workplace irrelevant

In my post from last week, I got a little crabby about all of the talk about generations. I won’t deny that the issue of multiple generations in the workplace is causing challenges (and opportunities). I certainly won’t disagree that we need to pay attention to the distinct needs of each generation and that failing [...]

Stop talking about Generations! It’s not about generations, it’s about people

I recently spoke at the largest gathering of Human Resource professionals in the world. There were over 15,000 people from 80+ countries. Speakers from Marcus Buckingham and Coach Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K – from Duke) to current HR practitioners and consultants and authors like me were there. It’s a gathering of minds and one of [...]

Why am I talking??

I recently noticed the same thing happening in three different settings: at a nice restaurant last weekend with friends, at Q’doba for lunch by myself yesterday, and at a coffee shop with a friend…one person at a table being held hostage by another motor mouth across the table.   […]