The Paradox of “The Adversity Paradox”

In their book “The Adversity Paradox” Barry Griswell and Rob Jennings talked about Millennials and the lack of adversity in their short young lives.  One sentence caught my attention.  “Job hopping has replaced putting in time with a new employer to work out any frustrations.” –page 80, “The Adversity Paradox” To me, the authors were…

Catching Up

A few days ago, several friends were interviewed for a cover story about Millennials and the perception of their generation.  They shot down the notion that their generation are selfish and disconnected.  I agree with them.  Maybe because we live here in Iowa, but I’ve seen more Millennials active in organizations, being creative, starting their own companies, and doing other things that…

Is Generation X the “middle-class” generation?

On Tuesday, I listened to David Stillman’s presentation “Generations in the Workplace”, hosted by the Business Record and Merit Resources.  I would write up an entire blog about it, but an acquaintance of mine, Isaiah McGee, beat me to it.  His Iowa Biz column will explain more about the different generations in the workplace. Several…