Fuel your happiness: three things happy people do

We spend most of our waking hours at work – an average of 47 hours a week in the US. We’re working for longer – half of us will work beyond their mid-sixties, according to a 2015 Gallup survey. Are we happy? Globally, 87% of employees are less than fully engaged, according to Gallup’s 142-country study on the State of the Global Workplace.

If you employ or lead people, you want them to be happy too. A happy, engaged employee is a productive employee.

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Top four reasons that Millennials are leaving their “dream jobs”

by Nicholas Wright View original publication on CoachingMillennials.com Last week I came across a study that said 60% of Millennials leave their jobs within a 3-year period. This was part of the much publicized Millennial Branding Report that was released in August. Among the findings, 51% of companies report that the cost of training and development…

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The Benefits of having An Executive Leadership Coach

By Gord AkerPCC View original publication on Millenial Magazine There is an age old fable of a traveller who, upon attempting to enter a walled city, is challenged by a sentry who asks him: “Who are you, where are you going and why is it important for you to go there?” The traveller asks the…

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Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work

By Stephanie Neal and Richard Wellins View original publication on CNBC.Makeit The generation that is quickly occupying the majority of business leadership roles is one that’s grown up playing video games, spends the most time shopping online, and uses social media more habitually than any other generation. If you were thinking it’s millennials, that’s probably…

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Coaching is the New Managing For Millennials

By Nick View original publication on Coaching Millenials I love Peter Drucker. The father of modern management always cut through the complexity and got to the heart of that matter. I remember during the weighty assignments in finance and accounting classes while getting my MBA, I’d run across a Drucker quote like, “business has only…

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Becoming the Boss: The 4 Essential Elements of Your Personal Brand

By Lindsey Pollak View original pubilcation on LIndsey Pollak  As you begin to think about your personal brand and how you’d like to be perceived as a leader, here are four overarching areas to focus on. 1. Visibility Do people in your organization or community know who you are? Is your presence felt by the…

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Old School Professional Advice for Millennials

by Mitch Gordon View original publication on Chelsea When Mark Zuckerberg was 22 and declared, “young people are just smarter,” I was not offended.  As a right-smack-in-the-middle GenXer, I knew that he’d come around.  I was confident that he’d eventually see some inherent value in us more mature folks who may be: (a) slightly distracted…

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How Reverse Mentoring Can Benefit Millennials and their Managers

by Warren Wright View originial publication on Coaching Millenials Generation X and Baby Boomers are increasingly serving as mentors to Millennials in the workplace, but the new trend is reverse mentoring, where Millennials provide guidance on new and innovative ways to approach the ever-changing demands of work. The benefits of traditional mentoring — where an…

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Secrets to Being An Effective Millennial Leader

By William Vanderbloemen View origianl publication on Millenial Magazine Your leadership is ingenious. Your attitude is diverse. Your drive is inclusive. Your view of life is futuristic. You carry a confident disposition and an optimistic viewpoint that is complemented by an aptitude for pragmatic problem solving. Simply put, you are a millennial leader. Neil Howe…

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How to Manage Millennial Employees in 2018

By Lindsey Pollak View original publication on Lindsey Pollack hear from my consulting and speaking clients about Millennials in the workplace. Here I’ve collected the best of this advice into a handy “Guide to Managing Millennial Employees in 2018” that I hope is helpful for all generations. Question 1: Why are millennial employees such slackers?…

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