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"IT'S NOT THE ECONOMY (STUPID), IT'S THE PEOPLE - NET WORTH, SELF WORTH AND THE AMERICAN DREAM"


20th Century Major historical events

Summary:

Twelve concepts covered in these new and exciting new talks

  1. Nobody born during the Depression will ever be President of the United States. No Depression Baby ranks among the great leaders of the private sector.

  2. No human beings have ever lived in such rapid and prolonged change as we in the U.S.

  3. There is sustained change – where change is quantitative and more is better - and there is sudden change - where change is qualitative and different is better.

  4. The world around you bounds you; everything else confounds you. You can only see the world thru the world that you have seen. When generations grow up in such a changing world, they see the world differently.school children

  5. The fruits of affluence weaken the roots of affluence.
    We gave our kids all we never had, so:
    For Pre-WW II generations, to live was to work (BE=DO).
    For Post-War Boom Babies, to work was to have things (DO=HAVE).
    For the newest generations, to live is to have things (BE=HAVE).
    Self-worth = Net-Worth = Greed.

  6. Your management style reveals the era you were born into – and how you were reared. But you manage and motivate people through THEIR motivators, their world, not your own.

  7. “You just can’t get good help anymore” has become “You just can’t get good management anymore.”

  8. The newest generations have the same motivators, they want the same things – but they expect to get what they want, just as they have been reared. Pre-WW II babies, who created traditional management practices, were reared strictly, and manage by the same strict principles.

  9. Ideal workplaces abound, e.g., Google, founded by Transformational Leaders born after 1970; but Transactional Managers RESIST more flexible and humanistic employee policies.

  10. Transactional managers do things better.Transformational leaders do better things. Transactional managers see things as they are, and ask why; transformational managers see things as they could be, and ask why not.

  11. Our economic challenges are not due to flaws in the newest generations - they are due to the lack of vision of the older generations, who have managed large companies badly. Those generations managed people according to their own childrearing histories, and designed products for the world of their youth.

  12. Motivation is based on Trust; moral commitment is the Universal Motivator.

 

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"IT'S NOT THE ECONOMY (STUPID), IT'S THE PEOPLE - NET WORTH, SELF WORTH AND THE AMERICAN DREAM"


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