Women at Work


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DJ Heckes talks to us about women in the workplace, the different personalities you encounter (bird personalities), and what happens when you have 5 different generations in the workforce.

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Women at Work

  1. 2. Soar through meetings with diverse participants.  Using this information you can Generational personalities in the Workplace: RESPECT AGE & YOUTH for success in the workplace! <ul><ul><li>Inspire and Decide like an Eagle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influence like a Peacock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be a Team Player like a Dove </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Solve like an Owl </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. Interaction with Different Personalities in the Work Place Recognizing the general characteristics of people and using bird profiles in tandem with generational differences for effective communication.
  3. 4. What is the BIRD Theory?
  4. 5. The 4 Bird Personalities at Work and How to Identify each.
  5. 6. THE EAGLE Inspire and Decide like an Eagle DISC “ Red or also known as the High D” = The Dominant Bird Eagle .
  6. 7. The Peacock DISC “ Yellow or also known as the High I ” = The Influential Bird Peacock . Influence like a Peacock
  7. 8. The Dove DISC “ Green or also known as the High S ” = The Steady Bird Dove Be a Team Player like a Dove
  8. 9. The Owl DISC “ Blue or also known as the High D ” = The Conscientious Bird Owl Problem Solve like an Owl
  9. 10. Now that you know the Bird Theory How Do You Define “Generations in the Work Place?”
  10. 11. How to Play Nicely in the sand box with everyone else!
  11. 12. Traditionalists (Matures) Born Prior to 1946 Baby Boomers Born 1946-1964 Generation X Born 1965-1981 Generation Y (Millennials) Born 1982-1995 Generation Z Born 1996- 2009 5 Generations in the Work Place
  12. 13. Traditionalists (Matures) Born Prior to 1946
  13. 14. TRADITIONALISTS PRINCIPLES <ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Trustworthy and Loyal </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Disciplined </li></ul><ul><li>Conformers </li></ul><ul><li>Conservative and Not Risk Takers </li></ul><ul><li>Frugal and Good Savers </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Thinkers </li></ul>
  14. 15. Baby Boomers Born 1946-1964
  15. 16. BABY BOOMERS PRINCIPLES <ul><li>Own a home </li></ul><ul><li>Workaholics </li></ul><ul><li>Nostalgic </li></ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Consensus building </li></ul><ul><li>Practical idealists </li></ul>
  16. 17. Generation X Born 1965-1981
  17. 18. <ul><li>GENERATION X PRINCIPLES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial Spirit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loyalty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independence and Creativity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality of Work Life </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. Generation Y (Nexters) Born 1982-1995
  19. 20. Generation Y (Nexters) PRINCIPLES <ul><li>Optimistic </li></ul><ul><li>Confident </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul>
  20. 21. Generation Z Born 1996-2009
  21. 22. Generation Z Principles <ul><li>Individualistic </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-Taskers </li></ul><ul><li>Creative </li></ul><ul><li>Socially Aware </li></ul><ul><li>Green </li></ul>
  22. 23. Universal Needs in the Work Place Drive to Acquire – Be Promoted & Get Corner Office Drive to Bond – Feel Proud to be Part of the Organization Drive to Comprehend – Desire to Make Meaningful Contribution with Challenging Job for Growth Drive to Defend – Leads to Feelings of Security and C Confidence Drive to Globalism – Desire to work in a virtual work environment
  23. 24. Questions?