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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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Missing the Point: Control, Leaders & Social Technology

Tweet “Over the last two decades, the world has changed substantially. The economic, political, social, corporate, and personal rules that now apply bear scant relation to those applicable two decades ago. Different times require a different script” writes Kenichi Ohmae […]

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Researching the Millennial Mind with @carol_phillips

Tweet Carol Phillips is someone I follow on Twitter. If you’re looking for insights and great thoughts around Marketing and Generational Theory, then she’s definitely worth following. This week she uploaded a presentation onto Slide Share titled, ‘Researching the Millennial […]

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An Open Letter To Boomer Bosses Everywhere:

Tweet Dear Wally, (if the name fits or even if it doesn’t…) I need to speak to you on an important issue.  For some time I have been watching a tsunami looming large on the horizon and it seems that […]

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Generation Y young people – NOT coming soon to a bank near you

Tweet In a report released in February 2010 by Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) (download the PDF here – 2.8Mb), the needs of a younger generation of banking customers was investigated. It makes for interesting reading. Some of the […]

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You're going to have to change your management style

Tweet I spend a large part of my year in conversation with managers working hard to try and understand today’s younger workforce. The pain they’re feeling is palpable. The evidence of change is overwhelming. Making the necessary changes, at times, […]

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“Black to the Future”- South Africa’s Gen-Y

Tweet Shifts in societal change over the decades have radically changed the way we do business. Some creep up on us while others happen like a tsunami. Is your business in symbiosis with its ever changing environment?  In order to […]

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Gen Y in Japan not consumerising

Tweet Interesting article from CNN Go Asia on 8 Feb 2010 about Japanese Gen Y simply not buying. How times have changed. Japan’s Generation Y have become famous for hating to buy anything. They were first reluctant to buy cars. And now […]

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Free video course on Managing Generation Y at work

Tweet In December 09, Graeme Codrington recorded a series of short videos on Managing Generation Y at Work. This was done with Success.tv in London. These videos are now available for free: The videos are: The New World of Work […]

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TIDES of Change: the five trends disrupting business in the next 5 years

TIDES of Change: the five trends disrupting business in the next 5 years

Tweet Updated in May 2010 Download a copy of this article in PDF format – right click here. The contents of this article can be presented as a keynote or a workshop for your team. Contact our UK or South […]

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