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WE ARE RUN BY ZOOMERS And we’re all hiring X’ers and Y’ers
Truth… <ul><li>Different values, ambitions, worldviews, mindsets, and demographics are related to the times you grew up an...
ZOOMER <ul><li>BOOMERS that are still going... </li></ul><ul><li>BORN: mid 1940's  - early 1960's  (various definitions) <...
 
X’er <ul><li>AKA post boomers, busters </li></ul><ul><li>BORN early 1960's - early 1980's </li></ul><ul><li>CURRENT AGE: m...
 
Y’er <ul><li>AKA millenials, nexters, internet generation </li></ul><ul><li>BORN: mid 1980’s to 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>CUR...
 
What’s left? VETERANS <ul><li>AKA seniors, traditionalists, silent generation </li></ul><ul><li>BORN: 1922 – mid 1940’s </...
 
Intergenerational Issues Arise <ul><li>Blaming generation for their problems </li></ul><ul><li>Stereotyping as technology ...
Food for thought… <ul><li>SLA - JESS </li></ul>
Food for thought: <ul><li>NEW MEDIA - DAVE </li></ul>
Time for the activity
Open Space Technology <ul><li>What it is: </li></ul><ul><li>Collective, active activity calling on people to be creative, ...
When to use it <ul><li>-where conflict is holding back the ability to change </li></ul><ul><li>-where the situation is com...
Probable Outcomes <ul><li>-builds energy, commitment and shared leadership </li></ul><ul><li>-participants accept responsi...
Law of 2 Feet
Principals of Open Space Technology <ul><li>whoever comes are the right people </li></ul><ul><li>whatever happens is the o...
WE ARE RUN BY ZOOMERS And we’re all hiring X’ers and Y’ers
Sources and credit <ul><li>Jonathan Feinberg’s awesome tool @  www.wordle.net </li></ul><ul><li>www.flickr.com  - creative...
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  1. 1. WE ARE RUN BY ZOOMERS And we’re all hiring X’ers and Y’ers
  2. 2. Truth… <ul><li>Different values, ambitions, worldviews, mindsets, and demographics are related to the times you grew up and lived in. </li></ul>
  3. 3. ZOOMER <ul><li>BOOMERS that are still going... </li></ul><ul><li>BORN: mid 1940's - early 1960's (various definitions) </li></ul><ul><li>CURRENT AGE: 50ish to 60ish </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>loyal to the team, comfortable with top-down leadership, working towards their legacy </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. X’er <ul><li>AKA post boomers, busters </li></ul><ul><li>BORN early 1960's - early 1980's </li></ul><ul><li>CURRENT AGE: mid 20's to mid 40's </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics: loyal to managers, prefer a flat hierarchy, working towards a portable career </li></ul>
  5. 7. Y’er <ul><li>AKA millenials, nexters, internet generation </li></ul><ul><li>BORN: mid 1980’s to 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>CURRENT AGE: early 20’s, under 20 </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics: loyal to colleagues, whatever it is they want it now, working towards work/life balance and a portable career </li></ul>
  6. 9. What’s left? VETERANS <ul><li>AKA seniors, traditionalists, silent generation </li></ul><ul><li>BORN: 1922 – mid 1940’s </li></ul><ul><li>AGE NOW: mid 60’s to 80’s </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics: top-down approach, loyal to organization, working towards a legacy </li></ul>
  7. 11. Intergenerational Issues Arise <ul><li>Blaming generation for their problems </li></ul><ul><li>Stereotyping as technology savvy, or technophobic </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of trust </li></ul><ul><li>You owe me attitudes (like pretty much every generation) </li></ul>
  8. 12. Food for thought… <ul><li>SLA - JESS </li></ul>
  9. 13. Food for thought: <ul><li>NEW MEDIA - DAVE </li></ul>
  10. 14. Time for the activity
  11. 15. Open Space Technology <ul><li>What it is: </li></ul><ul><li>Collective, active activity calling on people to be creative, take responsibility, and open the discussion to learning. </li></ul>
  12. 16. When to use it <ul><li>-where conflict is holding back the ability to change </li></ul><ul><li>-where the situation is complex </li></ul><ul><li>-where there is a high degree of diversity </li></ul><ul><li>-where there is an urgent need to make speedy decisions </li></ul><ul><li>-where all stakeholders are needed for good decisions to be made </li></ul><ul><li>-where you have no preconceived notion of what the outcomes should be </li></ul>
  13. 17. Probable Outcomes <ul><li>-builds energy, commitment and shared leadership </li></ul><ul><li>-participants accept responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>-action plans and recommendations emerge </li></ul><ul><li>-record of the proceedings comes out </li></ul>
  14. 18. Law of 2 Feet
  15. 19. Principals of Open Space Technology <ul><li>whoever comes are the right people </li></ul><ul><li>whatever happens is the only thing that could have </li></ul><ul><li>when it starts is the right time </li></ul><ul><li>when it’s over, it’s over </li></ul>
  16. 20. WE ARE RUN BY ZOOMERS And we’re all hiring X’ers and Y’ers
  17. 21. Sources and credit <ul><li>Jonathan Feinberg’s awesome tool @ www.wordle.net </li></ul><ul><li>www.flickr.com - creative commons images </li></ul><ul><li>Richard A. Lewis, CRA, Corporate Director, Operations, Florida Radiology Imaging ( Fr i ) </li></ul><ul><li>Michele Faris, Senior Staff Psychologist, Colorado State University </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation Canada (open Space Technology) </li></ul>

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