This article specifically addresses Baby Boomers and Generation X and working with Gen Y and Z. For those of you in Gen Y and Z, please read this so you know what to ask for. But don’t miss the next post that focuses on what you can do to find your opportunities.
There is an easier way. For years we have heard that the best way to lead is to build a power base upon networks of powerful people in important positions.
Pain costs our companies billions every year. Trauma is bad enough but when leaders make insensitive decisions it increases the intensity of the pain. This is a true story. I wished it wasn’t.
Millennials are disrupting the world, doing what many of us haven’t imagined. They are earning wealth faster and challenging outdated assumptions. In the process they have pushed us out of our comfort zones. That is great but there is one attitude that they need to change as soon as possible – they need to be more empathetic.
We hear a lot about empathy in leadership. If you follow me, you have heard me talk about compassion quite a bit lately. What is the difference?
“I didn’t realize that was offensive.” Most people never think about the cliches they use in the workplace – until they experience the trauma. They don’t understand that common phrases can be obstacles to creating the disruptive innovation they desire.
Does your team feel worthless with the work they are doing in your organization?