Is it Stuff? Or Heirlooms? Not sure…

Is it Stuff? Or Heirlooms? Not sure…

Posted On June 2, 2017

Gen-Xers and millennials have things easier than our Baby Boomer parents and grandparents in so many ways. We have grown up with technology and are comfortable with it. We’ve had advances in medicine that have made us healthier. We pay our bills online, buy our groceries with a piece of…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Generations, Matures, Wealth

Older and younger workers have similar interest in workplace flexibility

Posted On May 27, 2014

Technology has enabled a virtual world that Boomers and Matures never imagined, and one that Millennials and Xers have come to expect–especially in the white collar workplace. Why should someone be tied to a desk all day if their peers are not in the same office, or even the same…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Generation X, Matures, Workplace

Baby Boomer wealth a myth?

Posted On March 20, 2014

Not exactly. But while much is written about the high concentration of affluence in the Boomer ranks, and the speculation that Gen Xers will be the first generation not expected to surpass their parents in terms of financial success, a Bloomberg Businessweek feature tells the story of wealth disparity between…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Blog, Matures, Retirement

Millennials showing another hint of Mature-like behavior

Posted On June 11, 2013

One of the core theories in generational management is that generational norms exist based largely in response to the world environment during a group’s formative years.  For the older half of the millennial generation (those currently 18 – 34) the rollercoaster economy seems to be making its mark. According to…

Categories: Generations, Matures, Recession Economy

Gen X Still Buying Online

Posted On January 17, 2013

Back in 2009 when Pew took a look at the generations online, their survey revealed that while Millennials were the Internet’s most avid users, Gen Xers were the biggest online buyers. Four years later, a Forrester study reveals that’s still pretty much the case. According to the survey, Millennials are…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Blog, Matures

Boomers Caring for Matures

Posted On November 29, 2012

As Baby Boomers work towards retirement and see their kids off to college, many are finding that they still have a major responsibility: caring for their parents. 40% of Boomers are caring for their aging parents, all of the Mature generation. And it’s definitely affecting their lives and work: nearly…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Generations, Matures

Construction Industry Institute (CII) Program called How to Achieve Success in your Workplace: An MBA of a Different Sort

Posted On November 14, 2012 Above is a link to an association write up of a program I put together for them on how to get their next generation of leaders prepared for roles of responsibility – how to work with the leaders of today and how to prepare yourself for leadership tomorrow.  We…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Matures, Workplace

Generational Wealth Transfer – Update

Posted On July 27, 2012

At the turn of the century, economists estimated that about $41 trillion in wealth would change hands from one generation to another by the middle of the century. Now, a couple of new studies help clarify which generations will be inheriting how much. For starters, according to a MetLife study,…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Matures, Wealth

Stand Out v Fit In? Open for Debate. Love your comments.

Posted On August 9, 2012

What do you think?  Please go to the YouTube page ( and weigh in w your thoughts. Cam

Categories: Baby Boomers, Generations, Matures, Workplace

More Working Past 65, Revising Retirement Expectations

Posted On May 29, 2012

More Americans than ever are working past the age of 65, according to Labor Department statistics cited by The New York Times. As longevity and health care improves, and as the economy remains tight, more Matures, along with the leading edge of the Baby Boomers, are deciding to stay on…

Categories: Baby Boomers, Matures, Work, Workplace
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