Welcome to Next Generation Rockstars!

The Next Generation Rockstars™ Podcast (formerly known as Millennial Rockstars) centers around the idea of attracting, retaining and engaging the next generation of talent rockstars (both millennials and Gen Z). Conversations with rockstar guests on the realities of recruiting and retaining rockstar talent.

Rick Sbrocca: Helping Employees Become the CEO of Their Lives

By Amanda Hammett | June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
NextGen Featuring Rick Sbrocca

Company leaders often fear developing employees only to have them leave. CEO & Founder, Rick Sbrocca takes a different approach to employee development. Rick offers all employees a program he created called “CEO of Your Life” where he encourages employees to not only develop professionally but personally as well.   FREE Download “Fillable CEO of […]

Alan Cherry: Company Culture is More Than Beer in the Fridge

By Amanda Hammett | May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
NextGen Featuring AlanCherry

Employee development pays long term dividends. However, most companies only focus on developing employees at certain levels. Learn how creating a culture where developing employees at ALL levels can change an entire community. Alan Cherry is the Director of Human Resources at rPlanet Earth. Human Resources Executive with over 25 years of global Human Resources […]

Ben Wright: How to Hire Next Generation Rockstars

By Amanda Hammett | May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
NextGen Featuring Ben Wright

Rapid growth as a company can be challenging…but growing over 39,000% brings its own set of headaches. Learn from Ben Wright, CEO of Velocity Global on how they only hire 10’s. Ben Wright is the CEO, Founder at Velocity Global, LLC. #4 on the Inc 5000. Proven leader with an exceptionally strong focus on client […]

Horst Schulze: Excellence & Joining the Dream

By Amanda Hammett | May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
NextGen featuring Horst Schulze

In a world where “good enough” is the reality, learn how Horst Schulze, Co-Founder of the Ritz-Carlton, goes against the grain seeking out Excellence in each employee. Schulze’s professional life began more than 65 years ago as a server’s assistant in a German resort town. Throughout the years he worked for both Hilton Hotels and […]

Howard Behar: Servant Leadership for Next Generation Talent

By Amanda Hammett | May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
NextGen Episode 2 featuring Howard Behar

Being a leader is really about serving others, not managing others. Learn how Howard Behar and Starbucks harnessed servant leadership to become a worldwide juggernaut. Howard Behar’s career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer-oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from Starbucks Coffee after 21 years where he led both the domestic […]

S2-EP1: Exploring Leadership Lessons for a Multi-Generational Workforce

By Amanda Hammett | May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gen Z: Welcome to the Workforce! Now that we officially have 5 generations in the workforce, what strategies do we use to keep our multi-generational workforce engaged and productive? Season 2 will look at the leadership of all levels within companies from the Chief Human Resource Officer to a front line manager of early in […]

21: Breaking Millennial Stereotypes

By Amanda Hammett | November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
Delanie Olsen Social Media

Millennials are often accused of having zero work ethic. That common misconception drove this young millennial to go out of her way to make sure she was not seen as a “lazy employee”. Check out what happens next when she leans into her company’s culture. Delanie Olsen is the Marketing Specialist and Professional Storyteller at […]

20: Millennials: Learning to Communicate Across Generations

By Amanda Hammett | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Jarred C. Morgan

For those who are looking to develop millennials, it is important to realize they value their personal lives. This millennial learned through mentorship that service both in his personal and his professional life not only fulfills him both also those around him. Jarred Morgan, MBA is a Strategy & Change Management Consultant at Expressworks International. […]

19: The Power of Mentoring Millennials

By Amanda Hammett | October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The war for top talent is always going to be fierce. But while some large Fortune 500s are spending millions on recruiting millennials in all the usual places, other companies are finding top talent in unconventional places. Danae Villarreal is an Enterprise Account Marketing at GitLab Inc. From project planning and source code management to […]

18: Millennials: Bridging the Generational Gap

By Amanda Hammett | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
featuring Mark Owens on Millennial Rockstars

Bridging the Generational Gap can be tricky under any circumstance, but is especially tricky in the workplace. In order to successfully bridge the generational gap the key to success is to effectively communicate across all generations in order to find common goals and interests. Mark Owens is a President & CEO at Winston Salem Chamber […]