Dr. Colleen Batchelder
Dr. Colleen Batchelder is a Diversity & Inclusion Consultant and Leadership Strategist. She's been published in Entrepreneur, Lifehack.org, The Good Men Project, She Owns It, & Thrive Global. www.colleenbatchelder.org
IS YOUR COMPANY DIVERSE? ASK THESE 3 QUESTIONS AND FIND OUT
Countless companies pride themselves on being inclusive, loving, and a diverse pinnacle of the community. What if they were wrong? More than ever, companies are offering social good as a part of their campaign for reaching Millennials and retaining them at the workplace. However, this step towards social change is not swaying Millennials employees.
GENERATION Z DOESN’T TRUST YOUR BUSINESS: HERE ARE 4 REASONS WHY
THE MAJORITY HAVE FRIENDS IMPACTED BY A MASS SHOOTING Millennials might have been brought up on Hey Arnold, Fruity Pebbles, and TGIF, but Generation Z was not raised with the same setting, or safety. Generation Z cannot remember a time when they could enter a classroom and not fear for their life. Millennials experienced an extensive recession, the start of war, and the birth of nationalism within the U.S., but they grew up in a world where their peers were their support; not their enemy. Since Columbine, “there have been 11 mass deadly shootings.”
DO YOU FEEL LIKE A FAILURE? 3 TIPS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED
Failure is a choice. It’s not by chance. Far too many leaders see failure as a way of life. Now, you would think that breaking free would be easy. All you have to do is clap three times and say, “I believe.” Right? Actually, if you want to move forward then you have to move out of the way. You have to be brave enough to leave the hamster wheel.
ARE YOU LOOKING TO MENTOR MILLENNIALS? READ THIS FIRST
Mentorship is a hot topic. If you want to have reading material for a full weekend, then just take a moment and google the word mentorship. Everyone has their take on it. Many articles suggest that mentorship should be mandatory within the workplace. They tout that this type of interaction will increase a company’s generational branding and that they’ll gain the approval of Millennial employees. All these facts are true. But, if companies are serious about mentorship then they need to be presented with a bit more detail.
It’s the New Year! Follow These 4 Tips to Meet Your Goals
A vision is great! We start out each year with a compelling goal. But, sooner or later. That same vision feels like cemented shoes that keep us stuck.
3 Ways that Quitting my Routine Saved my Career
We’ve all been there. When the clothes are piled high, and the dishes are forming a leaning tower of Pisa. Coffee doesn’t even touch the chaos. This chaos was my life just a few months ago. Each morning, I would wake up with the same ideology. I would hit the gym, hook up to my caffeine IV, and grinned my teeth into a forced smile. For years, I entered the same routine, and it produced the same results. I was running in circles and not even coming close to self-actualization. I was barely making space for self-care. After years of following the same routine, I realized that it was putting me closer to my grave than my goals. If I wanted to survive past 40-something needed to change. So, I threw in the towel and entered the race. Here are three ways that quitting my routine changed my career.