• There are two types of Leaders in the world. Natural-Born leaders and the ones who developed their leadership skills over a period through hard work and consistent learning and development. Nevertheless, there is always room for improvement. One way is to set realistic goals that are attainable when you push your so-called limits. The goals you set for yourself should improve your weaknesses and enhance your strengths. This article is for small business owners, supervisors, and team leaders who want to improve their leadership skills.


  • In the last 2 weeks, we looked into how multi-generational offices have become these days. A Millennial might be your teamleader but you will be working with other Boomers, Xers or Zers. We have also seen how some Perennials stay updated and hence employable as they age and work well past their retirement. This week we will see four key challenges of working with or managing such a multi-generational team or company.


  • If there ever is a group of people of all ages and types who make connections and friendships with everyone regardless of age or generation gaps, they are Perennials. Commonly belonging to age 55 and above and are an evergreen group of people who remain curious, hardworking, updated, and hence relevant despite their advancing age. They are quite energetic, switched on, and employable. They represent the best of both worlds, i.e., hard-working and loyal like the Boomers and curious and tech-savvy like the Millenials. Unlike the younger generations, perennials pay attention to company values and tend to stay loyal to their ethos while millennials jump and change jobs frequently to satisfy their intellectual curiosity and if paid more. Perennials also pride themselves on being savvy, from pop culture through to the latest gadgets, you will find hardly any knowledge gap between Perennials and Millennials.