PD Bootcamp #2 | Lunch & Learn (Virtual)

Collaborating Across Generations

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

There are four generations in the workplace, all with different assets that can help your team thrive, if you know how to unlock that potential. Millennial managers are working side-by-side gritty Gen Z interns and new hires, and independent Generation Xers are clashing with team-oriented Boomers. With the new world of hybrid work, the Great Resignation, and burnout on the rise, understanding how to collaborate with all generations is integral to engaging and retaining great employees.

Through a look at historical trends, participants will discover the key differences between the generations and the defining experiences that rocked their worlds and shaped them at work. Attendees will consider common workplace tendencies and learn tips to create an open dialogue and promote collaboration. Participants immediately put these techniques and best practices into action by working through real-world situations.

Attend and learn:

  • Formative moments and societal trends that shaped each generation
  • To create an environment of collaboration among differing generations
  • To adjust your approach when giving feedback or assigning tasks to colleagues
  • Implement specific techniques for partnering with individuals from diverse generations
  • Remember that no generation is better or worse – just really different!


Lora Haines
Director of Learning and Development, JB Training Solutions

Lora Haines is a high-energy, world-class facilitator, keynote speaker, and instructional design expert. She has over fifteen years of experience in learning and development at world-class organizations like Walt Disney, and has designed and developed several of JB Training’s most popular workshops. Lora knows a thing or two about how to keep the modern workforce engaged: she focused her Master’s thesis on effectively retaining high-performing early career professionals. While flashy perks may be intriguing initially, she believes that dynamic leadership, a strong culture, and plentiful career development opportunities are necessary to retain star employees for the long haul.

Lora is a certified coach who is passionate about helping professionals reach their highest career aspirations. When she isn’t facilitating workshops, she develops engaging curriculum and consults global organizations such as Microsoft, Eli Lilly, Subaru, Spectrum Reach, and Publicis Groupe. Outside of the training room, you can find Lora cruising around town on her bike, supporting local restaurants, and spending as much time as possible near the beach.

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