Baby Boomers

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What Millennials Want in a Workplace Really Isn't So Crazy After All
Millennials

What Millennials Want in a Workplace Really Isn't So Crazy After All

A new study from IBM posits that the generations are more similar that we might think.
Nina Zipkin
Is the Notion of a 'Good Work Ethic' Generationally Biased?
Generation Gap

Is the Notion of a 'Good Work Ethic' Generationally Biased?

Perhaps you've heard complaints by seasoned managers that sounded like millennial bashing. Now a psychologist gives his reasoned reply.
Paul White
Entrepreneur Mindset

Age and Experience Don't Matter. Mindset Does.

With four generations soon to work under the same roof, conflict is expected. But we should remember to focus on the individual.
Maite Baron
What to Expect From Gen-X and Millennial Employees
Managing Employees

What to Expect From Gen-X and Millennial Employees

An baby boomer's guide to managing younger generations.
Doug and Polly White
How to Bridge the Communications Gender Gap -- From Both Sides
Communications

How to Bridge the Communications Gender Gap -- From Both Sides

When differences crop up between newbies and workplace vets, this can lead to a disconnect in the office. Here's how to gracefully resolve them.
Karen Lachtanski
7 Ways to Bridge the Boomer-Millennial Gap
Millennials

7 Ways to Bridge the Boomer-Millennial Gap

Managers might encourage more intergenerational cooperation by trying some of these activities.
Todd Berger
4 Things Older Entrepreneurs Must do to Stay in the Game
Baby Boomers

4 Things Older Entrepreneurs Must do to Stay in the Game

Your future is bleak if you can't share your wisdom in a tweet.
Richard Lieberman
5 Ecommerce Trends Retailers Can Profit From This Holiday Season If They Prepare
Holiday marketing

5 Ecommerce Trends Retailers Can Profit From This Holiday Season If They Prepare

As technology becomes integral to shopping, gearing up for the busy season requires retailers to do more than string Christmas lights.
Tara Sporrer
Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets
Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets

The generation born between 1945 and 1964 could give a startup some needed expertise and credibility. Here are five roles they can easily fit into.
Martin Zwilling
Leading Scientists Question 'Brain Games' Effectiveness, Call for More Research
Memory

Leading Scientists Question 'Brain Games' Effectiveness, Call for More Research

Companies like Luminosity that are making 'brain games' are capitalizing on older individuals' fears of cognitive decline by making 'exaggerated and misleading claims' unfounded in scientific evidence, they contend.
Laura Entis
Study Trends to Guide Your Innovation Efforts
Innovation

Study Trends to Guide Your Innovation Efforts

Keep your finger on the pulse of four key waves driving new product development.
Louis Foreman
Nurturing Healthy Company Culture Can Yield Unpredictable Benefits
Company Culture

Nurturing Healthy Company Culture Can Yield Unpredictable Benefits

Only an enthusiastic, inspired team will build a truly great company.
Greg Besner
3 Things Entrepreneurs Must Do to Keep Their Business Model Relevant
Innovation

3 Things Entrepreneurs Must Do to Keep Their Business Model Relevant

Be innovative and evolve your startup to achieve superior growth. Find the payoff from being attuned to cultural and demographic trends.
Jesse Torres
How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age
Workplaces

How Important Your Workplace Friendships Are Depends on Your Age

There is a generational divide in how we view the value and depth of our co-workers.
Lisa Evans