Generations expert Amy Lynch knows why older leaders fail to connect with Millennials. "I get it," she says. "Leading Millennials doesn't come naturally for Boomers. It means breaking out of the top-down mold and becoming collaborative. It means learning to say "Here's what we have to do. Now, talk to me. How shall we get it done?"
Fortunately, most Boomers are getting the hang ot it. And, at the same time, Millennials make an effort to meet Boomers half-way. That's borne out in Lynch's extensive reserach revealed in 3 New Generational Realities and 38 Killer Strategies You Can Use to Crush Gen Conflict Now.
"Millennials expect leaders to make the final call and the hard decisions, but they expect to be heard in the process. This is still a growing edge for many Boomers." Lynch concludes. "Yet it's a skill everybody's learning. It's part of develolping Generational Intelligence."
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