Gen X “Title” vs. Gen Y “Tribal”

Here’s my Gen X POV on Relationships in the Workplace for Gaia Insights, a Global Leadership Consulting Firm – – From a Generation X perspective… Gen X is the self-reliant generation, the latch key kids, we’re skeptical survivors marching to the beat of our own drums…  We cherish and protect our personal life; sharing it […]

Social Contribution: Gen X vs Gen Y

September 25th, 2014 – How do Social Responsibility, Multi-tasking and Diversity fuel Contribution for Gen X and Y? In our blog series covering the different elements that constitute the DNA of Gen Y engagement, this month we’re looking at Contribution. Our bloggers from Gen X and Y share their perspectives – which are not that different […]

Life Balance:  X vs. Y

Life Balance: X vs. Y

Written 8/14 by GettingGenZ for Gaia Insights, Talent Management Consultants – Work-Life Blend from a Gen X perspective:  “Unblend my Life, Please” For Gen X, the blend between work and life, or flexibility, has advanced parallel to technology. Up until a few years ago, Gen X did not have, nor want, a blend between work and life. The […]

Prof. Development: X vs. Y

Gaia Insights July 2014 – Want some Tips on how to engage Gen X through Development? From a Generation X perspective… In our blog series covering the different elements that constitute the DNA of Gen Y engagement, this month we’re looking at Development. Our bloggers from Gen X and Y share some thoughts on development, what […]

Gen Ys Graze for Praise, Gen Xs Want Jobs

Gen Ys Graze for Praise, Gen Xs Want Jobs

Driving Employee Performance through Recognition Featured on GAIA Insights June 20, 2014  From a Generation X perspective… “Recognition” – now that’s a loaded word for Generation X.  As children, our non-observant parents gave us very little recognition or attention – neither positive nor negative.  Because we were “ignored” compared to other generations, we are known […]

Communication: Gen X vs Gen Y

May 23rd, 2014 – 3 Key Success Factors to effective cross-generational Business Communication From a Generation X perspective… Gen X and Y – think about your workday.  Probably all you do is communicate – respond, transact, demand, request, reject, watch, edit, send – and work hastily in this contest of productivity. Where’s the thinking, the […]

Get Ready for Gen Z – by Greg Witz, President of Witz Education

Get Ready for Gen Z – by Greg Witz, President of Witz Education

Born from the late 90’s to now, Generation Z is the current generation and its oldest members are starting to enter the workforce. More importantly, they are researching and interacting with our companies long before they will ever buy our products, making being proactive in understanding these “digital natives” crucial for our companies’ future success. […]

What kind of Leadership propels Gen X and Y to perform at their best?

uest Post on Gaia Insights Gen X places Leaders on a pedestal because as we’ve experienced, it takes years and the right mix of intelligence / management skills to become a Leader. Oddly enough, Gen X expects to pay our dues while Gen Y expects to be Leaders early in their career. And we paid our […]

The Ideal Work Environment for Gen X vs Gen Y

Guest Post on GAIA Insights What Work Environment would Gen X and Y Craft for Themselves if they Could Realize their Ideals? Do you ever wonder where some of your co-workers came from? Why do they work so differently just because they’re 10 years older or younger? How are you going to deal with them? […]