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How to Succeed if Your Boss is a Millennial.

One great quality Millennials share is their need to make a difference. As their direct report, you can help your boss see how the initiative you are working on is making a difference to you, your team, the company and possibly the world. The more you can tie the...

How to Succeed if Your Boss is a Boomer.

If you understand the values of your boss’ generation, it is easier to structure conversations and interactions to help your career move forward and to have both of you feeling good about the relationship. If your boss is a Boomer, they likely believe that if you want...

Acquisition

A growing company acquired another company in a similar industry. The leaders of the parent company thought everyone in the acquired company would be grateful. After all, some of the perks included better equipment and better benefits. In reality employees in both...

Leader with disengaged team

A bright and charismatic leader was baffled by why his team was unresponsive when he asked for their input during staff meetings. I spoke to his staff individually and sat in on a couple of their team meetings. What I discovered was that his team stopped sharing their...

Turning Culture into Profits.