In the world of fashion, the typical course of things dictates the second, third, fourth coming of old trends. We’ve seen clothing lines recycle the disco silhouettes of the 70s. Contemporary designers are taking cues from the bright colors and shapes of the 80s. And well, there’s always going to be a place for grungy, lumberjack flannel. We’re due for Y2K aesthetics to make a comeback in a big way, and while that’s kind of happening, we’re seeing a very specific old thing being repackaged as stylishly modern. I’m talking about dadcore. When did we start dressing like our dads? Generations Y and Z may have different experiences of culture consumption, but as kids and teenagers, neither of us saw our pappies as Lookbook pegs. As adolescents, we gallivanted in skinny jeans and drop-crotch joggers, while our dads took us to mass in either straight leg light washed pants or cargo shorts. New Balance for comfort, visor caps and glasses with … [Read more...] about When did we start dressing like our fathers?
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Managing a multi-generational workforce Leaders need to know what motivates each age group to maximise strengths for the organisation The workforce of today is a multigenerational place with different styles of communication, ways of working and aspirations. As a leader, you must learn to manage these different age groups according to their needs and beliefs.According to the Randstad Workmonitor Q2 2018 global survey, 86% of workers today prefer to work in a multi-generational team and 85% believe that collaboration between generations is mutually beneficial for their organisation. Eighty-five percent also stated that being on a team with different age groups leads to more innovative ideas and solutions. These statistics tell us that a multi-generational workplace helps people work better and support each other, building on strengths and helping overcome weaknesses. However, a workplace with different age groups also comes with its share of challenges. The … [Read more...] about Managing a multi-generational workforce
ROSES AND THORNS - Pia Roces Morato (The Philippine Star) - August 2, 2019 - 12:00am They say that nothing worth having ever comes easy. Experience teaches us that when you really want something so badly, the only way to achieve it is to work for it. I happen to be part of the generation born after the baby boomers-Gen X or what some classify as the “middle child” of generations that falls in between the baby boomers and millennials. In family dynamics, they say that the middle children feel the most invisible. They don’t get to enjoy the prestige of the oldest child, nor do they receive the attention of the youngest. The advantage to all this however is, many middle children become good negotiators and mediators, having been able to practice such skills throughout childhood. To some extent, I think that this is the best description there is when it comes to my generation. The baby boomers have taught us that work, discipline, focus and … [Read more...] about Success has no shortcuts
The survey conducted by Singapore Management University and Alzheimer’s Disease Association also found that 56 per cent of people with dementia feel that they are treated as less competent. The Straits Times The first national survey on dementia has revealed some thought-provoking results. Conducted by the Singapore Management University (SMU) and Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA), the survey found that three in four people with dementia feel rejected and lonely. Released on Monday (April 29), the survey collected responses from over 5,600 people, including people with dementia, caregivers and the general public, over a five-week period. In addition to feeling rejection and loneliness, the survey found that one in two people with dementia feel that they cannot be open with others regarding their condition, while 56 per cent feel that they are treated as less competent. Nearly 30 per cent of caregivers also feel embarrassed when taking care of their loved ones with … [Read more...] about 82,000 people in Singapore today have dementia – and 3 in 4 feel ashamed and rejected because of the illness