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Digital Natives – The back-story

Tweet The development of Digital Natives as a concept can trace its roots through the history of computers. Through the 70’s and 80’s computers went from being the size of your house to something you could have in a room […]

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Microsoft targets Gen Z

Tweet Microsoft has acquired Mojang the maker of Minecraft for $2.5bn [see AFP article below]. Minecraft is a game with very simplistic graphic and game play but it has managed to garner a player base numbering in the millions spread […]

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Digital Natives @ Play – where online and offline merge

Tweet I was recently doing some end of winter gardening. My Digital Native children aged 11 and 7 ½ were outside helping. They were soon bored and began to play instead. Soon the game was a good old-fashioned Army game […]

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Age Quake: A Global phenomenon with two fault lines

Tweet In early August 2014 Stats SA released the annual population estimates for South Africa. The report made for interesting reading, especially when our demographic information is positioned against that of the major developed economies of the European Union and […]

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Millennials in the Workplace: an article on 60 Minutes

Tweet This 3 minute intro to a full 60 minute programme does a great job of identifying, and connecting with, some of the challenges that the Millennial generation bring into the workplace. They ARE different, and we will have to shift […]

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Digital Natives and the new normal of socialising

Tweet I was recently in a conversation with a person who recounted an experience with her two teenage Digital Native Children. [Digital Native: A digital native is a person who was born during or after the general introduction of digital technologies […]

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Keeping Generations @ Work

Tweet Understanding and connecting with people older and younger than yourself We don’t all see the world in the same ways. In today’s world, we’re confronted all the time by diverse ways of thinking and acting. To be successful in […]

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Understanding the Gen Y Quarter-life Crisis and what all of it means for you

Tweet Quarter life is a stage that runs through a person’s twenties, and possibly into the very early thirties. Some academic writers have aligned it with Erik Erikson’s Intimacy vs Isolation stage in human development theory. Intimacy vs. isolation – […]

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How Generation X Ruined the World

Tweet This article originally appeared on vice.com (original on link below). Written by Theis Duelund How Generation X Ruined the World   Reality Bites Screenshot via YouTube user thecultbox Hey, did you hear about the western Antarctic ice sheet? The melting there […]

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Boomer purchases and Gen Y coolness – Get Boomers to spend by impressing their kids

Tweet I was recently in a conversation with a dealer principle in a motor dealership.  He recounted how many of his sales people have a two stage process to the purchase of a car by a Baby Boomer. The Boomer […]

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Loyalty: Red and Blue on Merseyside and what we can learn about loyalty

Tweet As I write this I am sitting in quaint little coffee shop on Liverpool’s main street, one minutes walk from The Cavern where it all started for The Beatles. As I watch people walk by on what is a […]

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[Listen] Keith talking on Generation Gap on Talk Radio 702

Tweet Keith was interviewed by John Robbie on 702 Talk Radio this morning. You can listen to the sound clip here (5.43min).  

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