Generations in the West are different than in the East. Are you familiar with these generations, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y also known as Millennials? Are they in our Family Business? Historically we had at the most 3 generations in the workplace. Businesses soon may have as many as five generations in the workplace. [Continue Reading]
HowTo Survive Being In The Sandwich Generation
When we think of sandwiches, we probably all have our favorites – peanut butter and jelly, turkey rueben, ham and cheese, just to name a few. But what about a different kind of sandwich? What about the sandwich generation? This type of sandwich refers to individuals usually squeezed between younger children as well as elderly [Continue Reading]
Do You Manage From A ‘Big Picture’ Or Details Perspective? Get Ready To Zoom In And Zoom Out!
What is your management style? Do you lead by making balancing complex markets and factors that can impact your business or do you roll up your sleeves and work out the smallest details? A few weeks back there was a TED event at the University of Michigan Flint. TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a [Continue Reading]
Consider Millennials In Your 5-Year Family Business’ Strategic Plans
. The Pounding of T.S. Elliot , Technology and Generations Last week there was an article reviewing Technology in 2011, the writer spoke of Twitter, Blackberry, Zuckerberg’s Facebook finally commenting on T.S. Elliot’s The Waste Land. His point was the power of a Kindle or iPad to permit you to read and hear this classic [Continue Reading]