Tag: millennials

I’m Starting a New Gratitude Habit and I Hope You’ll Join Me

Originally published by Lindsay Pollack 21 November 2017 Thanksgiving is just around the corner,and whether your celebration entails a traditional family affair or its contemporary cousin, “Friendsgiving,” your festivity may include the custom of going […]

“We Didn’t Give Ourselves the Trophies” — Millennials

Are millenials the “trophy generation”? Find out how to manage millenials with facts and takeaways

Managing Millennials Q&A: Why Isn’t My Mentee Reaching Out?

Originally published 19 September 2017 by Lindsey Pollak Note to readers: This is the sixth post in my new series based on questions I frequently hear about managing millennials — those ongoing management challenges that […]

Multigenerational Workplace Challenge: Develop Healthy Conflict Resolution Skills

Originally published 15 September 2017 by Lindsey Pollak Disagreement in the workplace is inevitable, particularly when you are passionate about what you do. Add in generational differences and discord can become all but certain. But […]

Helicopter Parents in the Workplace: It Happens and It Needs to Stop

Originally published July 26, 2017 By Lindsey Pollak The concept of helicopter parents buzzing around the workplace, just like they hovered and swooped on the elementary school soccer field, sounds like a joke. No doubt […]

Millennials Manage Differently, and That’s a Good Thing

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 17 January 2017 I’ve shared before that I think it’s time to stop shaming millennials. One of the reasons: They’re no longer all young 20-somethings just starting their careers. More […]

Take My Advice – Attend Expo! Expo!

As I write this I’m 29 years old.  I’ve been working in the world of meetings and trade shows since GES hired me right out of college. In 7 years and three positions, I’ve managed […]

Why Do We Study Generations?

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 26 July 2016 How can you take 75 million people and say they have anything in common? In other words, how can you take one “generation,” with each person having […]

The Millennial Retention Idea You Need to Borrow Right Now

Originally published by Lindsey Pollack 29 June 2016 Ask any manager what their No. 1 talent issue is, and I can almost guarantee they will offer some variable of “attract and retain millennials.” That’s why […]

What Does Work-Life Balance Mean in 2016?

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak June 21, 2016 Work-life balance (a.k.a. work-life integration, work-life fit, work-life blend) has been a hot workplace topic for, oh, the past three decades or so. But in today’s constantly […]