How Do YOU Say Thank You?

Repost With the 2019 graduation season in full swing, it’s a great time to share thoughts regarding acceptable ways of expressing thanks to those who generously give, either in person or by sending gifts, to graduating family and friends.  I was taught that it was not only appropriate, but necessary to send a handwritten thank …

Am I The Only Boomer Not “Feelin” Airbnb?

Have You Embraced The Trendy Airbnb Lodging Accommodations For Your Leisure Travel?  Would You Open Your Home As A Host? Let me preface my story by saying I'm often an early adopter of new products and services.  I ordered my children's holiday toys online before it was a trend, or even reliable.  I jumped into …

Want To Stay Employable? Stay Relevant. [Sharing My Journey]

Boomers: Do you want or need to stay in the job market a while longer?  Whether you plan to work full-time, part-time, free-lance, or have other workplace related goals, staying relevant is the key to being competitive with Millennials. No matter the industry, workers can demonstrate their value by staying up-to-date on relevant advances, not …

When Millennials are the Boss

  Millennials say being bosses is awkward but awesome. Source: When Millennials are the boss - Jul. 12, 2017 Get ready workers!  Millennials are on the cusp of overtaking Boomers in population, and are becoming more likely to be the boss!  A word of advice to Millennial bosses; don't be intimidated by employees old enough …

Reciprocal Mentoring: A Win-Win

I’ve always thought workplace mentoring programs, both formal and informal, were crucial to companies developing and retaining successful employees. I was fortunate to have had an incredible mentor early in my career. I learned a lot about office politics and the unwritten rules in the workplace; received ongoing, honest feedback regarding my performance; and unwavering […]

Generation C. Who Are They? Are You A Member?

While doing some research for my blog this week, I came across several interesting articles describing a generation I wasn’t familiar with, Generation C.  This "community of digital natives" is of interest to consumer marketers because they are highly influential due to their need to share their lives via social media platforms.  However, the concept …

How Do YOU Say Thank You?

  With the 2017 graduation season in full swing, it’s a great time to share thoughts regarding acceptable ways of expressing thanks to those who generously give, either in person or by sending gifts, to graduating family and friends.  I was taught that it was not only appropriate, but necessary to send a handwritten thank …