Archives for Gen Y
Last Friday, I attended a compelling business presentation on “Turning Potential into Performance in Generation Y” by Dr. Tim Elmore of Growing Leaders, an Atlanta- based
non-profit organization created to develop emerging leaders. Tim talked about the different markets that have been established by the last five generations:
The market for the “Greatest Generation” (1900-1928) was commodities. [...]
Remember Elderhostel? That learning program company where you needed to be old and stay in a dorm room? It’s gone.
On first glance, I always thought I would sign up for one of their programs. After I turned 50 and was a full-fledged AARP member, I had fun perusing the Elderhostel catalog of adventures that someday [...]
By 2019, Generation X – born from 1965 to 1978 – will have spent two decades seeking a nod from the Boomers holding senior decision-making jobs. But a little over nine years from now, that will end.
Janet Reid, managing partner at Global Lead, a consulting firm that advises companies like PepsiCo and Proctor & [...]
How long will you live? Stop dithering and find out.
This calculator will change your life -http://calculator.livingto100.com/calculator or change the way you think about work and retirement.
No matter how old or busy you are, you’ll anticipate that number popping up at the end – the one that tells you (based on genetics, health, stress, etc.,) how [...]
The work-longer trend for Boomers has inspired its own brand of humor– “Die at Your Desk” “Work Till You Drop” “No Rest for The Weary”.
Do you know a Boomer who is not weary? Who doesn’t have to work, but does? I bet you do.
I’m one, and I just found out we’re a subgroup.
Here they are – coming to a workplace near you soon. Born from the mid 1990s through the 2000s, they are typically the children of the youngest Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. Though this image depicts the oldest of the group – 14 years old or so - (the youngest is nine) – dress them [...]
An afternoon visit to a Gen Y blog site has me looking for an antacid. Why? Smoldering resentment from the younger generation about Boomers.
“Couldn’t they just please retire so we can get some real work done.”
“God, they think they are always right.”
“And then he told this story about something that happened in the 70s. Geeez, [...]