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How Trust Impacts Culture in a Cross-Generational Workplace

POSTED ON February 25th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

The foundation of any relationship: Trust. It makes sense, then, that trust is also the key ingredient to developing a successful work culture. So we must understand why trust has become increasingly important at work. And in a cross-generational workplace, we must know how trust is defined by the different generations. In relationships, trust is […]

A Letter to the Next Generation: Life is the Ultimate Apprenticeship

POSTED ON November 19th  - POSTED IN A Letter to the Next Generation, Generation X Perspectives

As a professional coach, my job is to ask my clients questions rather than give advice. Coaching is based on the belief that every person is creative, whole and resourceful. I’m a GenXer and I know that’s all true. So what I offer is some of the wisdom I’ve learned that may be helpful. You […]

A Letter to the Next Generation (or Two): Six Lessons That Will Change Your Life

POSTED ON October 29th  - POSTED IN A Letter to the Next Generation, Generation X Perspectives

When I was young(er), there existed a mechanism for what I’m about to tell you. Had you been born any time prior to that which you were, it’s likely that like me, you would have experienced it first-hand. It was called mentorship. You of course have heard of this mechanism, and perhaps think that you’ve […]

Blended Generation Think Tank: What Makes a Happy and Productive Work Culture?

POSTED ON July 12th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

This Think Tank brings together GenX, GenY and Boomers to discuss the importance of work culture: what keeps them engaged and what keeps them loyal? Our Boomer Think Tank ,  Millennial Think Tank and GenX Think Tank have weighed in. The Definition of Work Culture via Wikipedia is: Culture is the character and personality of your organization. It’s […]

GenX Think Tank: What Makes a Productive Workplace

POSTED ON July 5th  - POSTED IN Generation X Perspectives

On our Think Tanks this month we are tackling the components of a productive, happy workplace. We are looking at the topic from each generation’s viewpoint in order to measure what challenges still exist and how to optimize your work environment. Our Boomer Think Tank and  Millennial Think Tanks have weighed in; now we hear from GenX. Before […]

Mentorship in the New World of Work

POSTED ON June 18th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Our work with our generational think tanks here at ARCOMPANY has recently focused on the current state of the workplace, and what that workplace will look like in the future. We’ve had many conversations about how the workforce has changed since Boomers and even GenXers first entered it, and Millennials have given us insight into […]

GenX Think Tank: Ageism, Racism and Sexism in the Workplace

POSTED ON June 7th  - POSTED IN Generation X Perspectives

On our Think Tanks this month we are tackling HR Challenges, in particular: ageism, sexism, racism, and their impact on the workplace. We are looking at the topic from each generation’s viewpoint in order to measure how much progress has been made, and what challenges still exist. Our Boomer Think Tank weighed in, as did our Millennial Think […]

Blended Gen Think Tank: Ageism, Racism and Sexism in the Workplace

POSTED ON May 31st  - POSTED IN Blended Think Tank

As we round out the Think Tank series on Ageism, Racism, and Sexism in the Workplace, we brought together members of  3 generations to discuss their individual experiences. As we, at ARCOMPANY, continue to explore the Future of Work, these sensitive topics are a reality today. Have we truly progressed over time or do these […]

Blended Generation Think Tank: The Millennial Mindset Definition Creates more Questions

POSTED ON May 11th  - POSTED IN Blended Think Tank

When I first explored this topic of the Millennial Mindset, I realized that it may be one area that may actually mitigate the generational divide that exists today. Here are the key insights gathered from our discussion  The Millennial Mindset Comes to Light: Millennial Mindset is generation agnostic. It really seeks to identify people who […]

Blended Generation Think Tank: The Millennial Mindset Comes to Light

POSTED ON May 3rd  - POSTED IN Blended Think Tank

Following my earlier post on “Why Millennial Mindset Matters,” it was clear that many peers from across generations were conflicted – not only about the stereotypes that defined their generation, but also about the traits that put they shared with the “Millennial Mindset.” The question of identity came to the forefront. We invited some who had passionate views on this […]