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    • Mind the Gap Understanding and getting the most out of different generations by Dr Graeme Codrington TomorrowToday.co.za @FuturistGraeme .co.za .co.za
    • Why can’t everyone just be normal … like me ? .co.za .co.za Our values are established by age 12 Behaviour race educa5on A"tudes age era culture gender Values socio2economic religion personality .co.za .co.za
    • INFLUENCES) Great&Depression World&War&II DEFINING)VALUES Understand others … ... Understand yourself … lessons from history .co.za Silent)Genera5on) 1925);)1947 Pay&your&dues Dedica5on Hard&work Respect& Waste&not&want&not Hate&debt .co.za INFLUENCES) Great&Depression World&War&II DEFINING)VALUES Silent)Genera5on) 1925);)1947 Source:(The(Four(Yorkshiremen,(At#Last#That#1948#Show .co.za Pay&your&dues Dedica5on Hard&work Respect& Waste&not&want&not Hate&debt
    • INFLUENCES) Grand&visions Moon&landing Rock&‘n’&Roll Rela5ve,&growing&wealth DEFINING)VALUES I have a dream… .co.za .co.za Boomers) mid)1940s);)1960s .co.za Idealism&/&Op5mism Personal&gra5fica5on Youthfulness&/&Health Workaholics Live&life&on&credit Will&“reJtyre”,&not&re5re
    • INFLUENCES) Example: Selling Equity Release / Remortgages Grand&visions Moon&landing Rock&‘n’&Roll Rela5ve,&growing&wealth DEFINING)VALUES Boomers) mid)1940s);)1960s .co.za Idealism&/&Op5mism Personal&gra5fica5on Youthfulness&/&Health Workaholics Live&life&on&credit Will&“reJtyre”,&not&re5re .co.za .co.za
    • INFLUENCES) Constant&change&/&turmoil Cold&War The&‘broken’&family PCs&and&24&hour&TV DEFINING)VALUES Genera5on)X 1970s);)1989 .co.za .co.za Choice&/&personalisa5on Immediate&gra5fica5on Informality Authority&&&respect&are&earned Not&scared&of&failure Global&mindset
    • .co.za .co.za .co.za .co.za
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    • .co.za .co.za INFLUENCES) Internet Mobile&phones The&Global&Village 9/11 Climate&change DEFINING)VALUES Genera5on)Y 1990s);)2008? .co.za A&veneer&of&confidence TechnoJliterate Desperate&to&belong Globally&aware Need&to&know&“why”
    • Understanding why we don’t understand We may have been living in the same house or working in the same office as older or younger people, but we have been living in different worlds .co.za .co.za Applying generations across your organisation An overlapping cycle BOOMERS Strategy & organisational design GEN)X Leadership CUSPERS 1945 1960 .co.za 1975 1990 Talent & team engagement .co.za Customer service and marketing
    • Download the .co.za www.GraemeCodrington.com Email: graeme@tomorrowtoday.co.za Twitter: @FuturistGraeme Read our blog, app and free newsletter Enquiries: Vicky Coats vicky@tomorrowtoday.co.za +27 84 5567 125 .co.za app