28Sep

The Millennial Myth is a Tip of the Iceberg

Stop, I say – we are all human with similar predictable needs, established over the millennia. We need clarity of agreement about values, vision, goals, tasks and roles. We need clarity about our value to the team, organisation or community. We need acknowledgement for achieving agreed outcomes. We need clarity about the possibilities for our read more

28Oct

Four Generations in One Workplace – So?

The four generations of Silents (born circa 1920’s – 40’s); Baby Boomers (born circa 1940’s – 60’s); Gen X (born circa 1960’s – 80’s) and Gen Y or Millennials (born circa 1980’s – 00’s) are modern labels given to the four generations we find currently in our wider workplace. There has been much ado about read more

29Apr

Four Generations in One Workplace

Today’s workplace has four generations popularly labelled Silents, Baby Boomers, Generations X and Y. At the same time most organisations are experiencing difficulty in attracting and retaining talent. Douglas Coupland is a Canadian novelist. His first book, the 1991 novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, became an international bestseller and popularised the terms read more