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Unique Attributes That Each Generation Contributes to the Workplace

Generational "gaps" are as old as time. Nevertheless, organizations seem to be more worried than before about managing the three age groups of Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millenials who have very different attitudes. A recent survey by Ernst & Young, which asked American professionals from each age group their opinions of each generation, found significant differences, not all of them predictable. Read More

IMPACT'S Top 25 TED Talk List: They Will Entertain, Educate, and Enlighten You

The TEDx Program was launched in 2009 with the mission of spreading ideas to the masses, with independent organizers curating their own events for their own communities. For many of you who know us well, you realize how much we enjoy utilizing all different types of media to bring information to you – our clients, colleagues and friends. We thought it would be great to pass on a quick reference guide to the top 25 Tedx Talks – Read More

Three Characteristics of Grit – Your Keys to Success!

Two weeks ago we discussed how important grit is to your success. As a reminder, grit is passion and perseverance. It is multi-dimensional. It is a positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individual’s passion for a particular long-term goal or end-state, coupled with a powerful motivation, commitment and hard work to succeed even in the face of adversity. Read More

“Grit” Trumps Talent and IQ Part One of a Two Part Series

I have always been fascinated by the concept of grit. I’m sure each of you have people in your life that you would say are “gritty” individuals. These are the people who are determined, resilient, and tenacious. They won’t let anything hold them back. Read More

Could You Be Setting Your Organization Up To BURNOUT? Here are the 4 Phases to Look out for.

We typically think of burnout as an individual phenomenon, and, indeed it is. Burnout is the gradual process by which a person, in response to prolonged stress and physical, mental and emotional strain, detaches from work and other meaningful relationships. The result is lowered productivity, cynicism, confusion…a feeling of being drained, having nothing more to give. But, is it also possible for an entire organization to be burned out? Read More

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