Bridging the Gap Between Baby Boomers and Millennials

July 15, 2016
Hosted by Marcia Zidle

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Jason Criddle is a millennial entrepreneur who has used a lot of off the cuff approaches and tactics to get where he is now. As the CEO of a software firm projected to hit a trillion dollars in revenue in a very short time, his days are filled with phone calls, publicity, conferences, round-trip flights, and meetings with new employees and partners to walk this path with him. One thing Jason has learned throughout this endeavor, is that a lot of millennials don't take action to work towards their dreams as much as they tend to talk about them... And the older generations work their butts off to get things done right. So now, his best partners are turning out to be Gen X'ers and Baby Boomers. Jason feels that if we can, as a society, bridge this mental barrier between the existing working class generations, we can all work together to build a brighter, cleaner, more stable future for our children, and grandchildren.

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Your entrepreneurial vision has taken hold. Your business is growing. It's everything you hoped for and more. Or is it? With growth come bigger headaches: more hiring, more capital, more customers to satisfy, more employees to deal with, more plates to juggle and more demands on your time. Whether you realize it or not, you are experiencing Growing Pains!

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Marcia Zidle

Marcia Zidle

Marcia Zidle, The Smart Moves Coach, works with entrepreneurial ventures and small to medium size companies to build and leverage their leadership foundation to move from Start-Up to Scale-Up to Successful Enterprise. In other words, she helps them take the growing pains out of growth.

Coming from a unique entrepreneurial and corporate background, she’s both street smart and strategic as she guides CEO’s and their management teams to focus on the right priorities - the right talent - the right alignment - the right performance to get the right results that will satisfy their investors, customers and other stakeholders.

With 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience, she brings an expertise in executive and team leadership; employee engagement and performance; personal and organization change; emotional and social intelligence. Her clients range from privately owned businesses to mid-market professional firms to divisions of global companies in the following industries: healthcare, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, high-tech, hospitality as well as governments and nonprofit agencies.

Marcia's "claim to fame" is as a global citizen, living as an expatriate with her family in Scandinavia and Australia. In fact, one of her children is an "Aussie.” She’s traveled in over 30 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Far East and South Pacific.

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