Finding Your Balance in Life - Episode 48 with Taylor Lansford
Taylor Lansford is a Millennial who received his degree in International Business from a Midwest university. He is the National Account Manager for Sidecars, Inc. and draws some great parallels between his life as a corporate manager and his extensive involvement in the field of golf.
MOVING FROM THE COLLEGE PLACE TO THE CORPORATE PLACE
I. Understanding Generations
A. Each generation adds richness to the world
B. There are now five generations working in the workplace
2. Baby Boomers
3. Generation X
5. Gen Z
C. Are we truly open to understanding each generation and focussed on its strengths
A. Spot it.
B. Grab it.
C. Make something of it.
D. Helping others do or learn something is so gratifying. Many people don't know how good they are.
E. Recognizing corporate opportunities.
1. First, you must always embrace change.
2. Ex. Should we change some vendors we are using?
3. Ex. If you are a vendor and are dropped, what are lessons learned?
4. Ex. What changes might you need to make in other areas of the organization?
III. Lessons Learned in Golf
A. Good emotional control.
B. How to turn anxiety into eagerness.
C. Positive self-talk is essential.
D. Playing golf allows you the time to think about work and about life in general.