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Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Don’t My Millennial Employees Work as Hard as I Did?

April 25, 2017

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Note to readers: This is the fourth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice […]

Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Do Millennial Employees Want Constant Feedback?

March 28, 2017

Note to readers: This is the third post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really make or break workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice […]

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Everything Old Is New Again: The Ancient Business Strategy Every Modern Manager Needs

February 28, 2017

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Have you ever thought about how you learned to do your job? While there are new challenges every day, of course, there is also so much that you seem to just “know.” That proficiency not only inspires your clients and team to trust you, but it creates a self-confidence that boosts you to perform even […]

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Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Are My Employees Always Wearing Headphones at Work?

February 14, 2017

Note to readers: This is the second post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really hinder workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice I share […]

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Managing Millennials Q&A: How Do I Deal with Millennial Employees Who Come in Late and Leave Early?

January 31, 2017

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Note to readers: This year I’m launching a new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that can really hinder workplace relationships. Each month I’ll tackle a question and provide some advice for managers and millennials (and millennial managers!). I hope the advice I share is helpful […]

Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Are Employees Late?

Here’s Why You Can Cross Performance Reviews off Your Year-End List…Forever

December 18, 2015

Dread year-end performance reviews? You’re in good company. It turns out, they’re not particularly effective anyway, especially according to millennials. A study from human resources provider TriNet found the traditional performance-review process can negatively impact many millennials’ attitudes about their jobs and employers. In fact, nearly 30 percent of the workers surveyed have looked for […]

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Here’s Why You Can Cross Performance Reviews off Your Year-End List…Forever

What Football Can Teach Us About Managing Millennials

September 1, 2015

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Sports metaphors have always invaded the business world: We “throw Hail Marys” and “make game-day decisions.” And, as a new football season kicks off, the connection between business and sports is everywhere. I’ve taken particular notice this year because football teams have started to talk about the ways they’re adapting their tactics for a new […]

What Football Can Teach Us About Managing Millennials

How to Build a More Productive Workforce: Start with Millennial Training and Development

June 5, 2015

Providing training and development opportunities shows your millennial employees that you value their skills and want to invest in their learning. And embracing millennial training and development will help you turn these young, talented employees into a productive, skilled workforce that will help your company thrive in the coming years. This week, I’ve collected several […]

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How to Build a More Productive Workforce: Start with Millennial Training and Development