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Distinguishing Between Y, Z, and Alpha: An Updated Look at the Youngest Generations
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Distinguishing Between Y, Z, and Alpha: An Updated Look at the Youngest Generations

Just as we were getting used to Gen-Y, Gen-Z is already entering the workforce and Gen-Alpha is not far behind. What defines the youngest generations and how will they impact the workplace? We compare the characteristics of Gen-Y’s and -Z’s and highlight the differences, concluding with some predictions about Gen-Alpha, the oldest of who are … Continue reading

3 Leadership Lessons From the Ottawa Shooting
Author / leadership

3 Leadership Lessons From the Ottawa Shooting

On Wednesday October 22, the unthinkable happened as a gunman opened fire on Parliament Hill, the home of Canadian government. While the men and women protecting the institution did their job perfectly, unfortunately a life was lost. My thoughts and condolences go to Cpl. Cirillo and, from Montreal, Warrant Officer Vincent’s families. In reflecting on … Continue reading

3 Tips for Performance Coaching
Contributor / leadership

3 Tips for Performance Coaching

The business world is changing. Team members are not looking for bosses, but leaders. This holds particularly true for Millennials, who want to be coached in the workplace. With the right guidance, they will preform beyond expectations. The challenge is that many leaders are not equipped with the tools to effectively coach their teams and team members … Continue reading

Don’t be discouraged: Overcome your doubts
business / Contributor / Personality

Don’t be discouraged: Overcome your doubts

***Written by Greg Witz, researched and edited by Jared Kligerman, published initially at witzeducation.com” Growing up, Gen-Y’s were told that if they went to university/college and got the degree they would get a job. This in turn would lead to buying a house and starting a family. Unfortunately this has not been the case. Between … Continue reading

Reflections on generations: Are we really different?
Contributor / generations / leadership

Reflections on generations: Are we really different?

“Gen-Y are entitled and expect everything to be done for them. They don’t understand what it means to do a hard day’s work.” “Boomers are too traditional and don’t know how to use technology.” “Nobody talks about us! Don’t forget Gen-X!” These are generalizations of what you can find when you read about the generations … Continue reading