The Colorblind Millenials

When discussing the topic of diversity and the importance and power of embracing diversity in the word place, the millennial generation has an interesting point of view. Kellye Whitney presents the view and argues that the way Millenials approach racism, diversity and stereotypes is flawed thinking. The millennial generation has the idea that if everyone … Continued

Millennials and Mentorship

The millennials are in the spotlight again. This time their generation is exampled as the new voice for effective mentoring programs within organizations. According to Talent Management magazine (October, 2014) they are no longer satisfied with the static standard of older person teaches younger person format.  Millennials are more accustomed to fast-paced, electronic relationships. The … Continued

Companies Creating Their Own Opportunities

As our country goes further and further into debt, so do American workers. A large piece of most American debt, especially for those under 35 years of age, is school loans. On top of that, most people within that age group do not land jobs that can pay down their debt from school more quickly. … Continued

Executive Presence

Looking and behaving like a leader is more difficult than it seems.  Valerie Grillo teaches that radiating executive presence is the key for those seeking leadership roles (2014).  To do this, one must master three aspects.  These are gravitas (behavior), effective communication, and personal appearance.  In order to display leadership quality behavior, aspiring leaders should … Continued

The problem with a “colorblind” approach

In reading the article Being colorblind is a nice theory by Kellye Whitney, I was reminded of the All-Inclusive Multiculturalism (AIM) approach presented in Leading Organizations by Gill Hickman. As Whitney (2014) uses the cohort of a “Millennials” article sent out to her, she points out that even the new generation deals with racism and … Continued