Millennials have a bad reputation. They are seen as spoiled, lazy and have high expectations. Put simply, they’re considered immature, but we think otherwise. Based on our research, we believe that Boomers and Gen Xers have important roles to play in mentoring Millennials and helping them harness their valuable talent. [...]
The ultimate expression of life is not a paycheck. The ultimate expression of life is not a Mercedes. The ultimate expression of life is not a million dollars or a bank account or a home. The ultimate expression of life is living a good life. Here's what we must ask constantly, "What, for me, would be a good life?" And you have to keep going over and over the list—a list including areas such as spirituality, economics, health, relationships and recreation. So, what would constitute a good life? Jim Rohn has a short list:
Sometimes you get stuck in a rut with someone at work – a boss, a co-worker, a direct report. Perhaps there’s bad blood between you, or you simply haven’t been getting along. What can you do to turn the relationship around? Is it possible to start anew?
“People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.” St.
People who want to retire so they can sit under a coconut tree watching the grass grow are baffling to leadership expert John C. Maxwell. “We were created for meaningful work, and one of life’s greatest pleasures is the satisfaction of a job well done.” And still, there are millions of people who don’t like their jobs. There are more than 600,000 ways to make a living in this country, yet job satisfaction surveys tell us that more than 50 percent of the working population claim to dislike their jobs. Something’s wrong with this picture.