Archive for March 2016

4 Generations in the Workplace: How Can We All Get Along?

Guest post by Laura Chapman, Director, Lacher & Associates, DVFBC Premier Educational Partner How can we successfully manage and engage the multi-generational workforce? One important strategy is to engage the individual. Each of your employees has unique needs and goals. Each generation has unique characteristics and qualities. For example: Traditionalists (age 65+) are the oldest working generation…

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The Cause & Calling of the Rising Gen in Family Firms

Part of what I love about my job is that I chair peer groups for Rising Generation Leaders in business families. I see two important motivating factors in the rising generation. These two factors really can impact how someone sees themselves fitting into a family business (or not). They also impact how much of a…

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