Closing the Generation Gap in the Workplace with Dr. Joanie B. Connell
Many businesses aim to experience witnessing their employees working amicably as a team while increasing the bottom line profits. Promoting and maintaining a cohesive work environment requires the dedicated focus on reviewing multiple organizational dynamics. One dynamic that is receiving constant attention is the desire to close the generation gap in the workplace in regards to communication, assessment of skills and knowledge. In the addition to appropriately addressing the perceived return on investment of the value that a diverse population of employees adds to the workplace. Episode 18 of The Confidence Conversation features Dr. Joanie B. Connell, an author and the President of Flexible Work Solutions that specializes in organizational consulting and leadership coaching. Dr. Connell is going to chat about how she works with seasoned professionals and millennials about successfully navigating the workforce and working productively with corporate leaders.
Dr. Connell shares different perspectives of how to approach the generation gap with colleagues. Also, how to dispell and replace negative perceptions with empowering solutions that help people achieve their highest potential in all stages of life. She works well with companies to develop and retain top talent. She coaches individuals to improve their success and happiness in their careers with organizations such as OASIS to promote healthy retirement and aging practices. Dr. Connell is the author of Flying Without a Helicopter: How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life. She is a popular speaker, working with organizations from Fortune 100 to not-for-profit and government. She teaches at distinguished universities including UCSD. Dr. Connell received her doctorate from UC Berkeley and her Bachelor’s from Harvard.
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