Generational Communication: What’s the Big Deal?

 

I’m sure you have recognized how the work force has changed since 2020 and you may be wondering how it will affect you.  You are established in your position, secure with your skills, and work well with coworkers, so, what’s the big deal?

The demographics of your coworkers will probably change a lot over the next few years and you […]

Generational Communication: What’s the Big Deal?2022-08-30T14:33:57-05:00

Generational Communication: What Is Work-Life Integration?

 

Work and Life balance is starting to be a requirement rather than a luxury.  The younger generations are insisting on balance in their lives.  Organizational culture is changing.  Regular hours seem relatively irregular.  Now there’s this work-life integration idea floating around.

Yesterday, when it came to attitudes about life and career, people would try to build a life around their […]

Generational Communication: What Is Work-Life Integration?2022-08-30T14:32:19-05:00

Generational Communication: What about Technology and Change?

 

It seems like technology isn’t slowing down.  Changes are occurring daily; it’s hard enough to keep up let alone lead.  Multi-tasking is difficult and exhausting. What’s the deal with all of this technology and change?

Changes are happening quickly; from one day to another.

Yesterday, technology created the fear of the elimination of job.  Tomorrow, technology will help create jobs, however, […]

Generational Communication: What about Technology and Change?2022-08-30T14:29:19-05:00

Generational Communication: How Do We Keep Employees?

 

Today, seniority and loyalty seem like old-fashioned concepts.  How do we keep employees in the future?  It may be a challenge.

Yesterday, work relationships were hierarchical and positional; the boss said so.   Tomorrow, work relationships will be more situational and temporary.  And it might be a good idea to replace the old newsletter with an internal Facebook site or use […]

Generational Communication: How Do We Keep Employees?2022-08-30T14:27:07-05:00

Tips for How to Have Difficult Conversations with Employees

I taught a night class on Managerial Communication at Metropolitan State University for 10 years.  Students would often ask me, “How do you have difficult conversations with employees?”  The key to having effective and successful difficult conversations with employees is to take in the whole picture and get prepared.  Brush up on some of the principles of emotional intelligence:  […]

Tips for How to Have Difficult Conversations with Employees2022-07-27T08:50:43-05:00

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