Keith R Szewczyk

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Short Thoughts – Generation X Bridging the Generational Gaps

In Short Thoughts on March 27, 2011 at 12:13 pm

by Keith R. Szewczyk

Today we live in an exciting time where we have a unique resource pool from multiple generational periods that bring different traits. The Baby Boomers have been operating in the business environment during the technological transformation, which has changed the way we do business today. Generation Y grew up in the technological boom and brings a very creative and innovative maturing mindset to the business world. The Generation X leaders of today are the critical bridge between the Baby Boomer’s and Gen Yer’s who have very opposing views of the world today.

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Generation X Leaders Must Focus on Capturing Knowledge

In Generation X Leadership on March 18, 2011 at 7:20 am

by: Keith R. Szewczyk

Knowledge management is an absolute challenge for the Generation X leaders to put on the top of their to-do list. With the Baby Boomers starting their exit from the workforce, the knowledge drain will create issues for companies. Compounded by the fact that there is nearly half of the Generation X population verses the Baby Boomer population. We as Generation X leaders are given the responsibility of capturing this knowledge and growing the Generation Y population by utilizing the benefit of this knowledge.

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Generation X View on Innovation

In Generation X Leadership on March 6, 2011 at 9:14 pm

by: Keith R. Szewczyk

Innovation is a term that is often overused and sometimes even incorrectly used in the business environment today. Some companies add innovation to their values, with the significance built around developing a culture of continuous idea generation towards their products and services, which aims to grow the company’s business value to the market. However, I believe innovation goes even deeper.

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Generation X Leaders Managing Trust

In Generation X Leadership on February 24, 2011 at 7:03 am

by; Keith R. Szewczyk

The most important value of any leader is their integrity, where the credibility of an executive leader is measured by their trust level with the employees. In today’s current environment of the diverse workforce that spans across multiple generations, the Generation X executive leader must generate the trust of the organization.

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Manage the Generation Gaps

In Generation X Leadership on February 11, 2011 at 6:47 am

by: Keith R. Szewczyk

Over the past few decades our lives have really changed with the advancements of technology. Our parents read comic books to past time as kids. Today our kids are playing handheld electronic games. The rapid change in technology created a huge increase of efficiencies, and a diverse presence within the workforce. The way we do business and enjoy life has been altered by this technology advancement, and has created generation gaps.

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