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Leading Across Generations - Managing the MultiGenerational Workplace

  • 12 Jul 2023
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Virtual

Leading Across Generations

Managing the MultiGenerational Workplace

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Registration is OPEN!

What You Will Learn

  • Gain understanding of historical context that impacts generational work and communication styles
  • Learn common workplace culture themes all employees desire regardless of age or experience; leverage to build relationships
  • Acquire ideas and strategies to create a cohesive, collaborative multigenerational workplace


For the first time in history, five generations of employees are in the workplace. Due to differences in life experience, communication, and motivators, creating a culture of collaboration and belonging for all can be challenging.

In this interactive and engaging presentation, participants will learn work and communication styles of Traditionalists to Gen Z, and the historical context that made them the way they are; strategies will be presented to leverage multigenerational strengths and differences. Simple and actional relationship building activities will be shared that create inclusive environments where all employees, regardless of age, will feel valued, respected, and seen.

Participants will learn how to create a more culturally competent and inclusive multigenerational workplace through data, resource sharing, interactive activities, open dialogue, and a little bit of fun; engagement building strategies and activities shared can be immediately applied.


Stefanie Adams

Stefanie Adams is an L&D professional, leader, educator, former elected official, wife, and mother; for those who know her best, she is "Cheerleader Stef", which personifies her personality and leadership style. She has 20 years of experience leading and training in corporate, non-profit, and educational settings. She has worked as an organizational consultant for Johns Hopkins University School of Education (Baltimore, MD), providing training, coaching, and project management for school districts across the Southeast; served as Director of Customized Training at Cape Fear Community College (Wilmington, NC), identifying, and connecting appropriate training solutions to local corporations. Most recently, she led the corporate training function for CastleBranch (Wilmington, NC), a software development company, assessing company-wide development needs to support organizational culture and increased productivity, including design and facilitation of leadership training for front line management and emerging leaders.

In early 2020, Stefanie founded WNY People Development LLC, a leadership training and coaching company that provides highly engaging, interactive, and customizable experiences. She is the creator of CheerLEADERship, a leadership model to build high impact teams, positive workplace culture, increase retention, lessen burnout, and drive innovation and teamwork. She earned her M.Ed. in Multicultural Education in 2008, and is a certified Forte coach.

Stefanie serves on the Board for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern NC, the YMCA of Southeastern NC Youth Services Board, and she was nominated as a YWCA Woman of Achievement in 2022. She is a graduate of the WILMA Leadership Institute, and is a current member of SHRM, the Lower Cape Fear Human Resource Association, and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.

Stefanie’s days are fueled by coffee, chocolate, yoga, new challenges, and building relationships; her passions are developing others, serving the community, Philly sports, travel, managing chaos, and kitchen dancing.

How to Attend

Join the live program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer with high speed internet. You may ask questions, participate in surveys, and post comments from your computer during the program. Please note that credit (if available) is only provided to registered attendees participating at their own computer and phone. Simple instructions with a link to the program will be sent when you register and again the day before the webinar.

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