Languages of Appreciation Through the Lens of the Generations

About the Workshop

Understanding how people prefer to express and feel appreciation in the workplace is essential for effective communication and relationship-building. In this workshop, we delve into the concept of the five languages of appreciation and explore how they intersect with generational differences. Participants will gain insight into their own preferred language and how they can adapt their communication styles to bridge the gap between different generations, fostering stronger connections in both personal and professional settings. Through interactive discussions and activities, attendees will leave with practical strategies for navigating diverse relationships with greater empathy and understanding.

As a result of this workshop, participants will:

  • Learn the five languages of appreciation and their preferred language
  • Explore generational differences
  • Recognize cross-generational communication challenges and how to adapt their communication style
  • Learn to build empathy and understanding and apply insights in personal and professional settings 


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May 15, 2025


9 a.m. - Noon


$59 per person LJC and Franklin College alumni, Franklin, Aspire and Indy Chamber members; $69, general public


Compass Park Event Center
Franklin, Indiana 46131

About the Facilitators
Leadership Johnson County

Amanda Stevenson-Holmes is a Lecturer of Strategic Communications at Butler University, a popular facilitator for LJC Select and To Your Door workshops and graduate of the Signature Program, Class of 2019. She has more than 20 years of marketing communications experience and “pays it forward,” sharing her knowledge and real-life scenarios with students. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Franklin College and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Leadership Johnson County Indiana

Bea Northcott is an experienced, certified facilitator who provides opportunities for individuals and teams to learn and grow. A graduate of Butler University and Leadership Johnson County (Class of 1997), she is the Select Workshops and To Your Door Coordinator for LJC.


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