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When Generations Collide

Author : Lynne C. Lancaster
ISBN : 9780061755897
Genre : Business & Economics
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If your workplace feels like a battle zone and colleagues sometimes act like adversaries, you ore not alone. Today four generations glare at one another across the conference table, and the potential for conflict and confusion has never been greater. Traditionalist employees with their "heads down, onward and upward" attitude live out a work ethic shaped during the Great Depression. Eighty million Baby Boomers vacillate between their overwhelming need to succeed and their growing desire to slow down and enjoy life. Generation Xers try to prove themselves constantly yet dislike the image of being overly ambitious, disrespectful, and irreverent. Millennials, new to the workforce, mix savvy with social conscience and promise to further change the business landscape. This insightful book provides hands-on methods to close the generation gaps. With effective tools to recruit, retain, motivate, and manage each generation, you can now create teamwork, not war, in today's highperformance workplace . . . where at any age, productivity is what counts.

Wisdom Meets Passion

Author : Dan Miller
ISBN : 9780849964091
Genre : Business & Economics
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Today we face a unique dichotomy between the wisdom of the Baby Boomer generation and the passion of Generation Y. According to Wisdom Meets Passion, the question is not which is right, but rather how can the two work together? Wisdom, meet passion. Passion, wisdom. By bringing these two voices to the issue, this book takes readers through familiar plights, such as understanding the American Dream, the quest for security, and work that matters—regardless of age. Through candid storytelling, Dan Miller and Jared Angaza uncover various generational approaches to work, money, success, and relationships, proving that it is possible to be both passionate and wise. .

Reaching People Under 40 While Keeping People Over 60

Author : Edward H Hammett
ISBN : 0827232616
Genre : Religion
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Many established churches are facing a number of challenges in today's increasingly secular culture. Such a shift in many communities creates a challenge of church growth and church health when it seems that satisfying the needs of one group creates barriers to reaching another group. So many are asking, "How do you keep people over sixty years of age, who often hold church culture values-while at the same time reach people under forty, who often hold postmodern values?" If a church is interested in growing, this situation becomes a major challenge. Reaching People under 40 while Keeping People over 60 looks at the church as it seeks to function in a new world. It looks at the differences in the generations and at postmodernism - not just a generational difference but a global change. Most importantly, Reaching People under 40 while Keeping People over 60 looks at what a church can do in this new age to help the church survive - and thrive! Foreword by Bill Easum. A TCP Leadership Series title.

Working Across Generations

Author : Frances Kunreuther
ISBN : 9780470449370
Genre : Business & Economics
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The authors provide a range of ideas on how to approach generational shifts in leadership so that the contributions of long-time leaders are valued, new and younger leaders' talent is recognized, and groups are better prepared to work across generational divides. Giving context to these differences, they explore the current assumptions about the upcoming transition between generations in the social sector; introduce new ideas or frames for thinking about generational leadership change; and examine how this change poses individual, organizational, and systemic challenges for those in the social sector. In addition, they provide numerous examples and practical exercises to show how to address these issues. The book concludes with critical advice on how to communicate across generations and key recommendations for future research and action.

Games In Libraries

Author : Breanne A. Kirsch
ISBN : 9781476613246
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Librarians are beginning to see the importance of game based learning and the incorporation of games into library services. This book is written for them—so they can use games to improve people’s understanding and enjoyment of the library. Full of practical suggestions, the essays discuss not only innovative uses of games in libraries but also the game making process. The contributors are all well versed in games and game-based learning and a variety of different types of libraries are considered. The essays will inspire librarians and educators to get into this exciting new area of patron and student services.

Generation Next Parenting

Author : Tricia Goyer
ISBN : 9780307562302
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Get Real, Become Focused, Begin Thriving! You’re a generation of parents aspiring to excellence in every way, but you’re also just plain tired. You don’t need another parenting book promising perfection or another formula guaranteeing great kids; you need practical advice that shows how to deal with your and your children’s hearts. If you’re worn out from trying to do too much while giving your child every opportunity under the sun, if you’re striving to excel in every way but suffering from a lack of focus, this book is your solution. It will help you understand how your specific tendencies are common to your generation as a whole. You’ll embrace the positive qualities that enable you to parent for God’s glory. Lay a firm foundation and thrive as you raise up the next generation! Wanna Do It Right Without the Expert Advice? Looking for practical, doable tips and guidance for raising today’s kids? Want to help them love God and be all that they can be (even if they don’t join the Army)? If 70s and 80s bands (Run DMC), fashion (hot pink anything), and technology (music on cassette) bring back vivid youthful memories, Generation NeXt Parenting is the resource for you. Like secrets exchanged at recess with a trusted friend, this book offers helpful hints for raising your children during this exact time in history. Extensive research, input from hundreds of Gen X moms and dads, and a variety of Scripture references will help you navigate even the toughest parenting dilemmas. “Chock-full of useful quotes from experts and everyday parents, this is a grace-infused handbook for Gen Xers navigating the parenting journey.” -Mary E. DeMuth, Author of Building the Christian Family You Never Had “As a young father, I not only relate to Tricia’s message, but I’m very encouraged that there is a fantastic parenting resource for our generation.” -Jordan Rubin, Founder of Garden of Life and author of The Great Physician’s RX for Health and Wellness This book is designed like a magazine (not because you miss reading Seventeen, but because no parent has time to read a book cover to cover) and includes: • Quotes from fellow Gen X parents • Stats • Quizzes • Sidebars • Song lyrics • Study questions From the Trade Paperback edition.

The M Factor

Author : Lynne C. Lancaster
ISBN : 9780061987892
Genre : Business & Economics
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From Lynne C. Lancaster and David Stillman, the nationally recognized generational experts and authors of When Generations Collide, comes the definitive guide to “Millennials” (those born between 1982 and 2000) in the workplace—what they want, how they think, and how to unlock their talents to your organization’s advantage. If you enjoyed the insights in It’s Okay to Be the Boss, you need to read The M-Factor, destined to become “the” business book on this Millennial generation in the workplace.

Creating Career Success A Flexible Plan For The World Of Work

Author : Francine Fabricant
ISBN : 9781285687285
Genre : Education
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Today's workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Job security is a thing of the past, layoffs are common, and people change jobs and careers frequently. Students need to be prepared to adapt to the unexpected twists and turns they may face. CREATING CAREER SUCCESS helps students develop a self-directed, proactive, flexible plan to launch and manage their careers over the years to come, using the latest technological resources and job search strategies. Through a process of self-assessment, career exploration, and self-promotion students discover how to connect their skills, interests and values to a variety of possible careers, build relationships, and present themselves in the best possible light to potential employers. Most importantly, students are encouraged to keep their minds and options open, and to engage themselves fully in the career development process. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Look Speak Behave For Women

Author : Jamie Yasko-Mangum
ISBN : 9781602390263
Genre : Business & Economics
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Jamie Yasko-Mangum, whose clients include Pfizer, Estée Lauder, and the American Management Association, offers a savvy guide full of tips on gaining positive self-esteem, maintaining a "polished" appearance, speaking with intelligence, behaving with pride to earn credibility, and more. Perfect for new college graduates or seasoned businesswomen, Look, Speak, and Behave for Women provides professionals with information they need to enter business world and move up the corporate ladder.

Look Speak Behave For Men

Author : Jamie Yasko-Mangum
ISBN : 9781602390256
Genre : Business & Economics
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For years, highly paid executives at major corporations have had the benefit of professional image consultants to give them feedback about their presentation in the workplace. That expert advice has helped them to dress properly for any business occasion, improve their public speaking and presentation skills, understand the dos and don?ts of the workplace, and enhance their standing in the business community. Now that same type of guidance is available to anyone?recent graduates looking to enter the workplace as well as managers and executives looking to polish themselves and their skills. Jamie L. Yasko-Mangum?s clients include Est‚e Lauder, the American Management Association, Pfizer, Darden Restaurants, high schools, colleges, and universities. They hire her to give seminars to employees and students on how to project a positive and smart self-image, create a polished appearance, understand what is and is not proper behavior, and see how to communicate intelligently. Men and women will find ideas for improving their credibility, authority, reputation, and confidence in a workplace environment, regardless of their profession or position.

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