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

Growing and Engaging Membership for all Generations
Contributor / generations / leadership / Made By Others

Growing and Engaging Membership for all Generations

***Developed from a keynote presentation researched by Jared Kligerman and delivered by Greg Witz ** About a month ago the Association Management team at MM attended an extremely practical and informative CSAE workshop on engaging and growing membership. The workshop was presented by Greg Witz, President of Witz Education. While the workshop focused on growing membership … Continue reading

“Gen-Y Attitude” – Less Empathetic?
Author / generations / Personality

“Gen-Y Attitude” – Less Empathetic?

In a 2010 article, Psychology Today quoted research demonstrating that college were 40% less empathetic than their 1970 counterparts. This supports the common description of Gen-Y’s being less empathetic, with many pointing to social media and technology as the cause. Is this really the case? In this article, I explore the role of nature, nurture, and technology in the … Continue reading