Back in the 1970s, when the Boomer generation entered the workforce in large numbers, things were different. First, there was company loyalty. You didn't just go work for someone, you "joined" a firm, ideally for a long career of 40+ years.Read More
It’s great to live in a country where Black Panther is the number one movie. Wayne Simmonds won the NHL All-Star game MVP. LeBron James didn’t “shut up and dribble.” And Oprah might be running for president in 2020.
That’s where we are, but there’s little doubt that it’s been a rough several years in terms of race relations in America. But what’s next?Read More
Every year, we travel all over the world speaking at 50 or more events organized by companies, associations, and other entities. Every event is different in size, scope, audience, and effectiveness. Having done this for a dozen years, we’ve learned a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two (hat tip to Farmers Insurance).Read More
There’s a growing pain point leaders in organizations of all types, kinds, and sizes are struggling to address. It’s issues around workers and the work culture. There isn’t much alignment these days.
We’ll explain why and what to do about it...Read More
Recently Pew Research Center reported on how Americans today view conflict along racial, class, generational, and geographic lines. One interesting, but unexplained, difference they found was the perceptions of younger vs. older adults on the level of conflict in the nation today on racial and age differences.Read More
The future of neighborhood schools, public, charter, and private, rests in the hands of the Millennial generation. The largest generation in America today, born between 1983 and 2001 (or thereabouts), Millennials are now entering the parent stage of life.Read More
It used to be that nonprofits and religious organizations were the only ones who talked about their “purpose.” If anything, they had cornered the market on doing things for a reason beyond profit.Read More
The trend we’re seeing in all the data, and in preferences by consumers, is to live where everything about their lives – home, work, play, retail, services, healthcare – is about 15 minutes in travel time. Travel can be walking, biking, driving, or using transit.
Americans, especially, apparently are tired of spending time in their cars just to...Read More
A cultural change is getting underway and it will impact life in America for the next twenty or more years. And, it’s a good thing.
The two drivers of this shift are the Millennial generation and America’s growing diversity (and we’re talking about more than race here)...Read More