Posts By: Steve Gibbs

Stop “Generational Thinking” in the Workplace

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While we’ve been spinning our wheels whining about Boomers and Millennials co-existing in the workplace, five generations have taken spots on the workplace stage. It is time to stop cultivating age-diversity in the workplace, or “Generational Thinking,” a term coined by Thomas Koulopoulos and Dan Keldsen, in their book, The Gen Z Effect: the Six… Read more »

Celebrating 15 years!

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APLS Group is thrilled to celebrate 15 years of providing training and coaching services to organizations and individuals worldwide!     We marked the occasion with a huge party on July 10th at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina.  Clients, partners, vendors and other special guests joined us for an evening of food, fun and… Read more »

Planting Education Seeds in the Summer, Part III

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Home Organization 101 Continued—Getting Your Student Organized Welcome to the third blog in a summer series on creating a college-bound culture at home. Establishing a pathway to an organized life is one of the most important gifts parents can give to their children. Organization is a lifelong skill that pays large dividends. It is the… Read more »

Planting Education Seeds in the Summer, Part II

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Home Organization 101—Clean House, Clear Mind Welcome to the second blog in a summer series on creating a college-bound culture at home. Organization is an essential component to future success in academics, career and personal life. Our lives are jam-packed with obligations and time is constantly slipping away. Being organized takes a conscious effort, but… Read more »

Transgender in the Workplace

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Recently we have been bombarded with news about the transformation of former male Olympic athlete, Bruce Jenner, to female reality star, Caitlyn Jenner. Since we do not travel in the same circles, the constant media updates on the transformation are really just a passing fancy. Before Caitlyn Jenner there were other famous transgender individuals like… Read more »

Planting Education Seeds in the Summer, Part I

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Expectations, Attitude, and Support In all the years that I was a school counselor, rarely did I meet a parent who did not see college in their child’s future. Regardless of family education history, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sex or religion, it was an almost unilateral refrain: “My child is going to college!” Often missing… Read more »

Carolina summer for Tweens and Teens

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Memorial Day weekend has passed and the reality of summer vacation is setting in. Elementary students seem to have endless opportunities for camps, enrichment programs, and play dates. The best thing about planning summers for the younger set is that parents are in charge. Once students reach pre-teen age they want to dictate how their… Read more »

Summer Learning Ideas for Tweens and Teens

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Raleigh Summer Learning for Kids

Summer vacation is around the corner. Students are restless, ready for the school year to end and anxious about the impending time away from friends and routine. The core curriculum will quickly become a fading memory eclipsed by sleeping late and snacking at will. This can be an exasperating time for parents of tweens and teens, but summer does not have to be synonymous with brain drain.