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MILLENNIAL METHODS ARE MANY

By Tru Pettigrew
Apr. 14, 2014 | Comments

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"Methods are many. Principles are few. Methods always change. Principles never do." I love this quote. I recently heard a pastor share this quote over the weekend and couldn't help but think about how relevant it is to bridging generational gaps. ..

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SEEK EQUALITY NOT SAMENESS

By Tru Pettigrew
Mar. 24, 2014 | Comments

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Our unique differences are among our strongest values. It is because of our differences that we are able to birth the innovation that propels society forward. As we continue to seek and promote equality among ages, gender and races, we have to remember not to confuse equality with sameness.  ..

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YOU SIDE HUSTLING JOB HOPPER

By Tru Pettigrew
Mar. 12, 2014 | Comments

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Employers take note. Among the many names, stereotypes and accusations that you have tossed around about millennials, above is the one that should concern you the most. ..

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ARE YOU PREPARING PROPERLY FOR SUCCESS?

By Tru Pettigrew
Feb. 17, 2014 | Comments

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I’ve had a lot of conversation with people across different generations lately about the importance of preparation as it relates to achieving success. Generation X and Baby Boomers seem to place more of an emphasis on defining success through their careers and placed most of their preparation time and energy into that bucket.  ..

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BUILDING BRIDGES WITH MILLENNIALS

By Tru Pettigrew
Nov. 04, 2013 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Building Bridges With Millennials
Exactly what is the purpose of a bridge? By definition, a bridge provides a passage over or across terrain that otherwise may not be crossable. Simply put, bridges are a means of connection or transition from one destination to another.  ..

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DO MILLENNIALS SEEK PURPOSE OVER POWER?

By Tru Pettigrew
Oct. 31, 2013 | Comments

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It has been said that power is like a drug; it can be very addictive. Many people place their focus in life on acquiring power. Once they have the power they want more. I guess that’s where the addictive effect comes in. Most people seek power because of the control and feeling of supremacy that it brings. The irony is we actually become slaves to the things that we are most addicted to, so then who’s really in control? ..

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ARE MILLENNIALS WILLING TO “WAIT THEIR TURN”?

By Tru Pettigrew
Oct. 16, 2013 | Comments

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“You have to wait your turn like everybody else”, “you haven’t paid your dues yet”, or “you’re too young”. How many of my Gen X and Baby Boomer colleagues have conveyed these sentiments to your millennial counterparts?  ..

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DO MILLENNIALS REMEMBER THE TITANS?

By Tru Pettigrew
Oct. 10, 2013 | Comments

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“Attitude reflects leadership, captain!” That’s one of my favorite lines from one of my favorite movies. For those not familiar, this line is from the movie Remember The Titans. The line is from a scene where the team football captain, Gary, is telling Julius, a top defensive player, that he doesn't like his attitude on the field. Julius’s reply is a simple but very insightful response; “attitude reflects leadership, captain! ..

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MULTICULTURAL MILLENNIAL MISCONCEPTIONS

By Tru Pettigrew
Oct. 09, 2013 | Comments

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Let’s start off with a few definitions just to make sure we’re all on the same page. Multicultural is defined as several cultural or ethnic groups within a society. For the purposes of this post, we are focusing specifically on those of non-white ethnic groups when we refer to multicultural.  ..

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MARRIED TO A MILLENNIAL

By Tru Pettigrew
Aug. 23, 2013 | Comments

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I’m a Gen X married to a millennial and I couldn’t ask for a better marriage. We’ve been married for 11 years this year and the relationship has grown stronger each year. I didn’t think about this until a recent conversation with a friend of mine, but my wife and I have been applying Culturational Chemistry in our marriage for the last 10 years. ..

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