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Changes are Coming

The other night, I was at dinner with my two sons and husband.  My younger son told me that when he grows up, he is going to stay home with his children, and his wife is going to go to work.  Needless to say, I was completely intrigued.  So, I turned and looked at my…
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Challenges in the Multigenerational Workplace

There are lots of interesting challenges working in the multigenerational workplace.  In my office, we have Baby Boomers, Gen-X, Gen-Y, and Millenials.  There are also an interesting number of cultural collisions between the generations. Electronic Communication in the Multigenerational Workplace It’s worth remembering that the current generation entering the workforce has always had cell phones,…
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Women in Leadership

You’d have to be ignoring the news lately to not notice that there are a number of women in leadership positions in top companies.  But, not all of that news has been positive, or even healthy. I’m not sure if you’ve noticed that there has been a great deal of buzz in the media lately…
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You Might Be A Working Parent If….

Here are some signs that you might be a working parent: You use your sick and vacation time all on the kids’ sick days. Your professional wardrobe selections are made based on their ability to hide various shades of slime.  Note- Patterns=good. You have ever had to mute yourself on a conference call because the…
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Multitasking is an Illusion

                              One thing that people constantly comment about me is that I am a master multitasker.  In reality, I do not multitask.  I’m a lousy multitasker.  In reality, multitasking is an illusion for most humans. There are perhaps a few people…
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5 Tips to Build Relationships at Work

One of the keys of a good leader is someone who cares for those around themselves, and who has relationships with others.  You can tell a lot about a person by how they treat others.  Networking and building relationships doesn’t necessarily come naturally, especially to women.  So what is a person to do? Here are…
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