Our center is presently collecting data on how young adults navigate their careers. Already we are hearing clear signals from study participants that they are very interested in staying with their current employer if they believe their employer is investing in them and offering long-term career options. Is this so different from what boomers were looking for when they were in their 20s?
Reflection, small acts of kindness, and ultimately, transformation are just three of the lessons offered in Dickens' A Christmas Carol. On my own reflection, I'm convinced it was that transformed character of Scrooge that my old friend was thinking of when she gave me that tiny statue of Scrooge so many Christmases ago.