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Breaking Through Millennial Myths

Written by: Melissa Noyes I came across a great blog yesterday written by Millennial Daniel Newman entitled “Time for a Millennial to Speak for Millennials.”  I wanted to highlight it in my blog this week for two reasons: 1. I … Continue reading

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The Markers Tell All

By: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW  Training Coordinator/Cofounder This past week we had a dynamic training with a group of young professionals that are entering the world of nonprofits and have been serving around the city this year.  The training topic was … Continue reading

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Peer-to-Peer Mentoring: A Solution to Helicopter Parenting

Written by: Melissa Noyes I came across an article last night on NPR that talked about helicopter parents in the workplace.  (You can read the article here).   Helicopter parenting is an issue that comes up frequently during our trainings … Continue reading

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Managing Up: A Smart Strategy for Young Professionals

By: Melissa Noyes While creating tailor-made trainings for local nonprofits, we often come across new ideas and concepts.  Our latest find is the concept of “managing up.”  This isn’t a term that I had ever heard before, but after a … Continue reading

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Guess what? If you’re not engaged, your interns won’t be either

Written by: Melissa Noyes, MSW Part of the fun of not having actual office space is working from local coffee shops.  It adds a little flavor to my day.  I like watching people and the way they interact with each … Continue reading

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A Message to Generations Y and Z: “Do Not Lean Back, Lean In”

Written by: Melissa Noyes, MSW I came across an amazing blog by Andrew McAfee of the Harvard Business Review this morning.  Read it here (the rest of this blog won’t make much sense without it). As a Millennial entrepreneur (and a woman), I … Continue reading

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Traditionalists: One Word, Loyal

Written by: Kristin Clements-Effner, MSW CoFounder/Training Coordinator We are at our last stop in the office to visit the Traditionalists.  The Traditionalists are 65 and older and are staying or reentering the workforce for longer than preceding generations.  Your Traditionalist … Continue reading

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