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Business by Referral Podcast

Mar 5, 2018

Maneuvering Through Generational Difference In and Out of the Work Place


In this episode, Virginia and Dr. Joanie Connell discuss:

  • Dr. Joanie Connell's career trajectory
  • Developing life skills
  • Millennials flying without a helicopter
  • Being yourself

Key Takeaways:

  • REAL- Resilient, Empowered, Authentic and Limber
  • It's important for people to be able to take risks, make mistakes and pick themselves back up
  • Resilience is about being able to stay strong when things don't go your way
  • When we do for others what they can do for themselves, we're doing them a disservice


"Kids are being protected and advocated for… so at work, they don't have the communication skills, they're not as resilient." - Dr. Joanie Connell


Guest Bio: Dr. Joanie Connell is an author, speaker, and organizational consultant. Her book is: “Flying without a Helicopter: How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life.” She’s writing a second one on bridging the generation gap that should be out this year. She gives keynote speeches at companies and schools. She has a PhD from UC Berkeley and a BA from Harvard. She runs the consulting firm Flexible Work Solutions, Inc.


Reach Us Here:

Virginia Muzquiz - @TheReferralDiva

Show Notes by Show Producer: Anna Nygren


Connect with Dr. Joanie Connell:


Twitter: @ConnellLessons

Book: Flying Without a Helicopter



Connect with Virginia Muzquiz:

Twitter: @TheReferralDiva




Show Notes by Show Producer: Anna Nygren


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