Tag Archives: Baby Boomers

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.

Using Generational Savvy™ to Impact the Bottom Line

Generational misunderstandings and friction can send human capital costs spiraling dramatically upward. So before you jump into the multi-generational traffic flow and get hit or cause an accident, you need to look both ways. To make exciting futures possible, the focus should not be on our differences, clash points, or collisions, but rather on understanding the different generations’ connecting pointsContinue Reading

Content: Owning vs. Renting

In a follow up to last week’s post regarding how each generation views information in the workplace, I’d like to dig deeper and look at owning vs. renting content. In today’s technology based world, we have everything at our fingertips. This delights Milennials who believe that the ability to access ad share information quickly isContinue Reading

Bravo, Jimmy Fallon.

One of the most common questions clients and audiences ask me is Anna, “What if I have multiple generations in the sales pitch to my client, my team or my customers? How do I touch them all?” That’s a great question and we recently saw a great example of it in the first episode ofContinue Reading

Baby Boomer Jay Leno Passes the Torch

The big news last night was Jimmy Fallon’s first show behind the legendary Tonight Show desk. Fallon has been waiting in the wings for years, and as Jay Leno finally retired after 22 years, 39 year old Fallon steps into the spotlight. Jay Leno recently did an interview with 60 minutes regarding his impending retirement.Continue Reading

Generational Moment: Patience is a Virtue

One afternoon, when working from a local coffee shop, I noticed a group of three Millennials having a meeting at the next table. They all had their laptops out and were working diligently. Then one of them raised his voice and pounded his fists on the table exclaiming “he took TWO DAYS to get backContinue Reading