Leading within the Organization

Focus: How can I empower others to lead within our culture?

You can empower others by taking time to understand who the "others" are. We currently have 4 generations of workers in the job market. 

The key to managing 4 generations in the workplace is the ability to communicate across all generations or GEN-FLEX. Take time to listen to these two videos by Cam Marston author of the book, Motivating the "What's in it for me?" Workforce.

  • Managing Four Generations in the Workplace, Part I
  • Managing Four Generations in the Workplace, Part II

In order to begin a conversation across generations in the workplace, use the following chart to appreciate our similarities and differences.


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Millennials are the largest group in the workforce, so we need to understand their perceptions and skills.


There are actually 9 types of millennials attending universities and working in healthcare.

Click here to read about the 9 types of millennials


Assess your personality by using one of the following free tools:

“Knowing your personality well is the key to a happy and successful life.” (Personality Net Inc.)  As a manager, being aware of team personalities can help you build a better team.  As an employee, understanding your personality can help you work better with others.

  • The Keirsey Temperament Sorter®-II (KTS®-II) is the most widely used personality instrument in the world. It is a powerful 70 question personality instrument that helps an individual discover their personality type. The KTS-II is based on Keirsey Temperament Theory™.
  • The Personality Test is a free, informal, online version of the Myers Briggs Personality Type assessment. Over the sixty years since its inception in 1943, the MBTI or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ® has evolved and been perfected through continual test research and development of ever more accurate questions.