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Ideas to help your team develop personally and professionally.

Are young adults really just the same as we were at their age?

You'll hear conflicting reports.

Here's my summary of the evidence. It's based on peer-reviewed research and credible international surveys of large numbers of millennials, Gen Y or Generation Me as one research team calls them. (Think of young people just entering the workforce, or who've been there a few years.)

Yes, it's essential if you want people engaged and productive and you want them to stay.

But let's be careful about what we mean by a happy team.

About Ralph Brown

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Ralph is our founder and managing director. He has a background in psychology, television journalism and business.

Ralph's passions are psychology and writing. He leads workshops on both and speaks to conferences on the psychology of thriving at work.

In 2011  Professional Speakers Australia awarded him its top speaking accreditation, the CSP.

He has written six books and more than a hundred articles on psychology and writing. International research journals have published his articles reviewing the research on resilience.

Ralph's enjoys trips to France. He lives in rural Canterbury.

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