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A Millennial Surprise

2 December, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Millennials — those born after 1980 — are often thought of as a self-centered generation, not highly motivated by the opportunity for hard work and financial gain.  They want what they want on their terms, or so the misunderstanding goes. So who is promoting this cynical view of “the next generation”?  Baby Boomers, more than […] Read more»

The Big Three: Confidence, Courage & Experience

15 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In the realm of leadership, executives must successfully manage their departments, their divisions or their companies.  At the same time they must apply these same leadership principles to their own career management. That said, for the Baby Boomer and older Gen X leaders, experience counts.  It is an important brand equity that distinguishes them from […] Read more»

Thank You Notes – An AFZ

10 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
In our increasingly cryptic world of digital communication – an email filled with shorthand here, a text or tweet here, there and everywhere – I am wondering if this is just a temporary fad, driven by connected hordes of Gen Xers and the Millennials who use tweets and SSM as a primary communication tool, or […] Read more»