Genn and Millie
Week 99

Week 99

August 8, 2022

In Week 99, Genn quizzes Millie on her knowledge of Generation X. They talk all things Gen X from movies to newsworthy events to music to technology. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Gen Xers: What did Ally miss? What other Gen X knowledge does the Millennial generation need to know? 

-Other generations: What are the unique references to your generation? 

-As we think about our 100th episode, reflect on your journey with Genn and Millie. How should we celebrate? What has been your favorite episode, topic, or takeaway? How have these conversations impacted you? 

 

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Week 98

Week 98

July 11, 2022

In Week 98, Genn and Millie conduct a mid-year check in. They walk back through the year so far and discuss how their words of the year have shown up. 

 

Follow Up: 

-How has your word/intention shown up for you this year so far? How do you expect it to show up in the second half of the year? 

-Next episode, we plan to play a generational word association game. Send us some words that are unique to to your generation to be featured in the game. 

 

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Week 97

Week 97

June 10, 2022

In Week 97, Genn and Millie discuss the concept of motivation. They share of their own motivations, generational differences around motivation, and what happens when there is a lack of it. 

 

Follow Up: 

-What motivates you? 

-When you feel a lack of productive motivation, how can you harness your strengths to increase it? 

 

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Week 96

Week 96

May 3, 2022

In Week 96, Genn and Millie discuss when strengths are in balance and when they are out of balance. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Think about a time when you were out of balance in your life; a difficult time, a struggle, stress, etc. Which strengths were out of balance? Which helped you get back into balance? 

 

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Week 95

Week 95

April 7, 2022

In Week 95, Genn and Millie continue their discussion of holistic strength definitions. They share stories, concepts, associations, and written definitions, which allow them to take a more holistic approach to their strengths. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Create a holistic definition of your strengths. Use stories, metaphors, examples, or written words to create a new definition for how your strengths are showing up in their varying facets. 

-Play the word association game we exampled. Take your top 5 or top 10 and quickly identify if that strength is primarily functioning in your (a) head, (b) heart, or (c) gut in this season of life. Where there any responses that surprised you? 

 

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Week 94

Week 94

March 21, 2022

In Week 94, Genn and Millie discuss the concept of "self-confidence". They also challenge each other to think holistically about their Gallup Strengths. 

 

Follow Up: 

-How do you define "self-confidence" in your own life? How does it show up for you at this moment?

-Take a holistic approach to your strengths. Unpack how each of your strengths manifest in full, various ways. How can they be forward-facing? Not forward facing? Internal? External? Used in each of the domains? Consider writing a holistic, robust definition of your strengths and share it with us! If you need a place to start, use the gallup talent map exercise (LINKED HERE) to guide you.

https://s3.wp.wsu.edu/uploads/sites/634/2018/02/talent-map.pdf 

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Week 93

Week 93

February 2, 2022

In Week 93, Genn and Millie discuss the Yung Pueblo concept of "hurt as a map". They share the reality of relativity of hurt and trauma and how we can all reframe these experiences through the lens of resiliency. 

 

Follow Up: 

-How has hurt been a map for you? What do you think of this analogy? 

-How have or how can you reframe negative experiences or emotions through a growth/resilience lens? 

 

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Week 92

Week 92

January 5, 2022

In Week 92, Genn and Millie discuss the first few days of 2022. They talk about their end of year/beginning of new year rituals and their 2022 words of the year. They also contemplate the role of feedback. 

 

Follow Up: 

-How do you celebrate the new year? Do you have any rituals or traditions to close out and/or start a new year? 

-What is your word or intention for 2022? How has your word from 2021 fed into your word for 2022? 

-How do you feel about feedback? Do you welcome it? Do you distance yourself from it? If you were to do a 360 feedback, whose voices would you include and why? 

 

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Week 91

Week 91

December 13, 2021

In Week 91, Genn and Millie reflect on their 2021 Words of the Year. They share joys, challenges, and lessons learned during this past year, and future-cast to 2022. 

 

Follow Up: 

-How have you changed and grown in this past year? 

-What about this past year surprised you?

-How have your strengths influenced your intention for the year? 

 

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Mark your calendars- join Genn and Millie on Instagram Live on December 31st at 10:30am CST as they try to guess each other's word of the year for 2022! 

Week 90

Week 90

November 11, 2021

In Week 90, Genn and Millie find threads of serendipity between their lives. They share about moments of recognizing important people in their lives and moments of saying 'yes' to the present adventure of life. 

 

Follow Up: 

-Who have you spoken of in high regard lately? Share that you did so with them. 

-What have you said 'yes' to lately? What do you wish you would have said yes to? 

-How have these 'yes' opportunities made you more present to life? 

 

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