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Generational challenge requires fresh thinking

Managing different generations in the workplace is a key challenge for employers, according to experts at the Economist Talent Management conference.

Clare Moncrieff, HR executive advisor for advisory firm CEB, told delegates that expectations around performance and leadership in organisations are changing – requiring far greater levels of interpersonal co-ordination and ‘network performance’ – the extent to which individuals use and contribute to the success of others to benefit the wider enterprise. 268 more words


Gather ‘Round the Table

There are just some rituals that seem like they were invented to make memories. Baseball season, birthday parties, maybe a standing game night. The Sunday dinner is just one of these occasions.  325 more words


Act now on ageing workforce

Organisations should act now to tackle the challenges of demographic change, according to HR consultancy Talentsmoothie.

It is now offering its report on the ageing workforce as a free download. 132 more words


Sight Seeing

The question isn’t where you have traveled or are traveling to but are you where you are, RIGHT NOW.

I go back to 1970 flying from Chicago to DC.  273 more words



What a privilege it was to share at the Valley Assembly Mother Daughter Tea on Friday, May 8, 2015. Below is what I shared with the ladies gathered for a “generational” fiesta. 1,082 more words

Bob and the Auditors

We battle-weary commuters come to know the patterns of our rush-hour comrades, not least because they mimic our own, right down to seat preference; anything over a year of taking (nearly) the same train, and targeting the same seats, leaves you knowing many of those you travel with by sight. 829 more words

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A Wrench for the Works: Springtime Plumbing Tips

Running water is one of the most basic amenities/necessities of modern life. I shudder when I think of life without it. The plumber who comes to your aid is truly a HERO (think burst pipes underground or drains that are completely clogged). 605 more words