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Jan 3, 2020

“We have more generations in the workforce than ever before and their life experiences are very different….Look at the other person as a peer.” 

Mary Lee Gannon on Green Connections Radio

You probably visited with people of all ages over the holidays, and today you have the same variety in the workplace  – and it’s both a gift, because of the wide range of experiences and perspectives they bring, and a challenge. 

Just as your Aunt or cousin might have heard some people over the holidays stereotyping people based on their age (including maybe even you), today, those stereotypes are more often wrong and can interfere with success.

Listen to this enlightening and engaging interview with healthcare CEO and executive coach Mary Lee Gannon on how to manage and maximize this new workforce – and more career advice too.

You'll hear practical advice on:

  • How to build successful partnerships in a multi-generational, diverse workforce.
  • How to listen to establish trust – and how to give feedback
  • How to have a growth mindset at any age – and help your team have one too.
  • How to maximize this new workforce for
  • Why people 50+ are the most adaptable.
  • Critical career and unique job interview tipsand much more!

Read my Forbes blogs on this too: on the multi-generational workforce and with career insights here

You'll want to check out these interviews too:

  • Sarah Cho, Director of Research and SurveyMonkey on measuring inclusion.
  • Laura Liswood, Diversity expert and Secretary General of the Council of Women World Leaders
  • Kristin Haffert, Co-Founder of Mine The Gap, gender diversity consultancy
  • Angela Duckworth, Author of “Grit” on how grit matters more than talent.
  • Miriam Vogel, Executive Director of EqualAI, a nonprofit dedicated to making AI gender neutral

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