Generational Alignment

August 11, 2022

Half-Marathon Leadership Lessons: Perseverance & Push

A few years back I completed a half marathon and I was dragging myself across the race finish line. Technically, I was running. However, I believe most […]
August 4, 2022

What is Organizational Development?

When you find out that someone is a nurse or an accountant, you understand what they do for a living. However, when people discover I am […]
July 28, 2022

How Leaders, Followers & Power Work Together (or Not!)

This week’s guest post is from Dustin J. Knutson. He holds a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University (VA) He lives in Colorado and works at Vation Ventures, […]
December 30, 2021

The Impact of Baby Boomers

The worldwide demographic is changing, and the world’s population is getting older. The longer life spans of this generation will allow people to travel and work […]
September 30, 2021

How millennials want to work and live

In the classic comedy movie What About Bob, Bill Murray tells his therapist, “There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love Neil Diamond and […]
September 16, 2021

Gen Z vs. Gen Y: What’s the Difference?

The past decade has had significant focus on the impact Gen Y is having on our workplaces. Since different generations are raised with different values, it’s […]
June 24, 2021

Aligning People and Strategy

Our region is in the midst of a heat wave. Given our location in the California desert, this is not unexpected. But it’s still H-O-T! During […]
May 27, 2021

The Class of 2021 – 30 Things You Need To Know

Each year, I provide Beloit College’s overview about the incoming class of college freshmen. This year’s list is a bit different for me as these attributes reflect the […]
August 5, 2016

30 Things You Need to Know About the Class of 2019

Each fall, Beloit College provides an insightful overview of the incoming class of college freshmen. As the years fly by, it is easy to forget the […]
May 5, 2016

[Infographic] Gen Z Just Graduated from College! So What Are They Like?

Over the past year two of my students have taught me a lot as they have undertaken thesis work related to generational differences in the workplace. A few of […]
March 23, 2016

Defining Workplace Generations: Infographic

A common theme in my work relates to the complexities of leading an inter-generational workforce. We use different terms to describe these collections of unique mindsets and values […]
January 14, 2016

How Do Leaders Deal With Disappointment?

Prior to some business travels I arranged for three people to help me with some small projects while I was away. As my trip was an extended […]