Top 50 over 50

We’ve all heard of the Top 40 under 40. Our culture celebrates youth, and more specifically, success at a young age. But we’re starting to see a push to appreciate our Baby Boomers in such campaigns like Huffington Post and NBC’s Top 50 over 50. 

Baby Boomers have many great professional qualities: loyalty, perseverance, dedication, reliability, leadership. These traits are not to be taken for granted, and the rest of the world is taking notice. Baby Boomers in their great numbers have provided a tremendous foundation for the generations that follow them. And while Baby Boomers do not typically seek praise, they are due plenty of it. Give some thought as to who you would nominate. Even if you don’t officially nominate them, let them know that they are appreciated.

Bring Your Parents to Work Day

Remember when “Bring Your Child to Work Day” was all the rage? Now that those children who were brought to work are in the workforce themselves, they are turning around and extending the favor to their parents. The Wall Street Journal writer Ron Alsop reports in his book The Trophy Kids Grow Up that today…Continue Reading


The answers to all of our generational questions boil down to a very simple principle that is at the heart of who we are as human beings: RESPECT. Everyone wants to be respected for how he or she sees the world. While each generation is unique in its views, they all have two fundamental things…Continue Reading