Today’s workplace often features at least three different generations of employees attempting to interact with one another. The differences in the way these three generations think about the world around them can create real challenges in the workplace—but also new opportunities to learn and grow from one another.
Join us for an event that moves past easy generational stereotypes like entitled millennial, or technology-hating baby boomer—focusing instead on what motivates individual employees and how to leverage those different motivations to build stronger teams.
Food & beverages will be provided by The Wine Spot.
Part I: Let’s Talk Culture: Moving Beyond Generational Differences
Hosted by Thrive at Work
We’ve heard a lot about the differences among generations at work. Beyond those superficial differences, we have a lot more in common at work than we think. When we shift the question from overcoming differences to growing a thriving culture for all of us, we start to understand we all want the same things:
- To show up and do work that matters
- To have meaningful connections with the people we work with
- To be valued for our contributions
- To learn and grow as people and professionals
Innovation, retention and attraction thrive when generations thrive together. Join us for an event that moves past easy generational stereotypes like entitled millennial, or technology-hating baby boomer—focusing instead what motivates individual employees and how to leverage those different and shared motivations to build stronger teams.
Part II: Panel
In this panel, we will explore best practices and methods for managing a multi-generational workforce from local business owners.
Mike Clum, President & Founder, Clum Creative
Mike Clum is a media entrepreneur who leads Clum Creative, founded in 2011. The company serves corporations and entrepreneurs around the world producing powerful video assets that drive revenue and solve business problems. He and his company’s work have been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc.com, Business Insider and more.
Jean Bourgeois, President & Founder, Excelas, LLC
Jean Bourgeois is the President and Founder of Excelas, LLC. The company, based in Cleveland, has served the healthcare, insurance and medical legal defense industries since 2005. Excelas has been recognized as a top workplace in NE Ohio, Best place to work in OH, and has received awards for wellness at work and the Pillar award for community service. Jean has presented frequently on the topic of Leadership in the Multi-Generational workforce.
Moderated by: Jennifer Margolis, Partner, Thrive at Work
Jennifer’s passion is helping people find and use their strengths to move toward their biggest vision. Her career experiences led her to management consulting, with a focus on strategic planning, leadership development, community and education based program development and executive coaching. A few years ago she cofounded Thrive, a volunteer-run group designing happiness experiences in Cleveland, which led to working with the incredibly talented Thrive At Work Team, helping people love their work. Her work is supported by graduate studies in international social work and positive organization development.
Sponsored by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative in partnership with Cuyahoga Community College.
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