Ethics in the workplace: It’s a matter of corporate culture

Ethics in the workplace: It’s a matter of corporate culture

Posted On March 29, 2018

How often do you think about business ethics? How do you instill them in your workplace? How do you react to an ethical lapse by an employee or a co-worker? In the new episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” we explore these issues with Dr. Skip Ames of the Sorrell College of Business at Troy University. Ames has nearly 50 years of legal experience, including six in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General Corps. He has taught at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and currently focuses on business ethics at Troy. In order to… Read More

Categories: Podcast, Workplace

Who argues over money the most? (Spoiler: It’s not the kids, and it’s not the grandparents)

Posted On March 24, 2018

They are in their prime earning years, old enough to have moved into management positions but young enough to not be staring directly at retirement just yet. And yet, perhaps moreso than any other generation, Gen-Xers are stressed about money. In a story initially published by LearnVest, Forbes contributor Julia Chang cited a CompareCards poll that found more Gen X couples argue about money than Baby Boomers or millennials. Twenty percent of the Gen-X couples surveyed in the poll said they’d sparred over finances within the last month, compared to 17 percent of millennials and only 9 percent of Baby… Read More

Categories: Financial Services, Generation X, Wealth

Will artificial intelligence take our jobs, or help us do them better?

Posted On March 21, 2018

What is artificial intelligence? Should you be worried about it taking your job, maybe even taking over the world? Or should we welcome it as something that will make our lives better? This episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston” features Byron Reese, CEO and Publisher of technology research company Gigaom and an expert on artificial intelligence and how it affects the workplace and life in general. He has a book coming out on the topic next month, titled: The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers and the Future of Humanity. Not only can we humans not agree on whether… Read More

Categories: Uncategorized, Work, Workplace

Workplace Violence Expert Jim Sporleder on “What’s Working with Cam Marston”

Posted On March 14, 2018

What would you do if there was an active shooter situation in your workplace? Despite the blanket news coverage since the murder of 17 students and teachers by a gunman at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., such situations are still rare. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t think about what we would do if it happened to us. In this episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” workplace violence expert Jim Sporleder shares some of his vast expertise in this area. Sporleder is a former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer who specialized in captivity survival, spending 14 years… Read More

Categories: Work, Workplace

Jim Sporleder talks workplace violence – how to prevent, and how react if its inevitable.

Posted On March 14, 2018

Jim Sporleder’s background includes working with the Department of Defense as well as time as a hostage negotiator, engaging terrorists groups across the world. He takes his collection of experience and training and focuses them on a typical workplace, just like yours and mine.  Jim sums up his advice with a simple phrase: “Get real.” Those sounds aren’t fireworks in your workplace lobby. Those screams from your colleagues aren’t a part of a big joke. It can be happening to you and it is. “Get real” and get safe. Listen as Jim teaches how to best play it safe in… Read More

Categories: Libsyn

Leading Workplace and Workforce Expert Cam Marston launches radio show

Posted On March 12, 2018

After 20 years studying workplace and workforce trends, generational expert Cam Marston is taking his expertise to the airwaves and the podcast arena. In the new show, which will be broadcast via talk radio stations in the Biloxi, Pensacola, Montgomery, and Mobile markets, and via podcast on iTunes, Marston will examine the trends that are shaping our workforce and workplace, from parenting trends to recruiting strategies to retirement plans. An author, columnist, training and development designer, and lecturer, Marston is the leading expert on generational change and its impact on the workplace and marketplace. Marston and his firm, Generational Insights,… Read More

Categories: Uncategorized

How do you find good employees?

Posted On March 9, 2018

How do you find good employees? Too many employers report this as one of their top, most enduring problems. There simply aren’t enough qualified applicants to fill the positions that need filling. And even some of those applicants who are qualified may not be suited to the demands of the job or the industry. Enterprise Holdings, a $22 billion international company and one of the leading car rental firms in the world, somehow finds 9,000 new management trainees and 2,000 interns a year — and consistently turns them into a strong, customer-focused team. How do they do it? In this… Read More

Categories: Recruiting, Workplace

Boomers and millennials find common ground — on vacation

Posted On March 1, 2018

Many Baby Boomers think millennials are lazy, coddled and have entitlement issues. Many millennials find Baby Boomers out of touch, technologically illiterate and over-judgmental. Frank Sinatra or Kanye West. All in the Family or The Walking Dead. Encyclopedias and card catalogues or the internet and smartphones. These two generations can’t have any common ground, can they? Actually, it appears they do – when it comes to travel. Lisa Iannucci, a contributing writer for, recently talked with several travel industry professionals who saw many similarities between Baby Boomers and millennials in what they want in a vacation: Authentic experiences Learning… Read More

Categories: Baby Boomers, Generation Y / Millennials, Travel