A bit of a unique post this week! I've been involved with It's All About ME, a documentary exploring the entitlement of the millennials that was shown at the COMMFFEST Global Community Film Festival (won the MADA Award), the Ottawa International Film Festival, and the Daring Independent Film Festival (won Best Documentary). I was interviewed... Continue Reading →
“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 →
The Power of Words: Generational Impact
The Power of Words "Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning." Maya Angelou Patricia Greenﬁeld, a psychology professor at UCLA, published an article in the August edition of Psychological Science (reposted on popsci.com) that used word frequency patterns to identify how... Continue Reading →
Getting the Complete Picture: The Benefits of Combining the MBTI and MRPI
In this article I examine what the MBTI and MRPI measure and how they can be used together to gain a deeper understanding of your employees personality, motivations, and behaviour.