Wednesday 26th September 2018

    Millennials Need Managers Who Can Listen - Aaron Painter


    Millennials often find themselves on the receiving end of criticism for being difficult to manage and quick to leave jobs. What most people don't realize is that Millennials, when managed correctly, can be among the greatest over-achievers on one's team. Why? Because they bring fresh ideas and perspectives to their roles which can help teams to find new solutions to problems and engage in innovative ways to grow a business. While Baby Boomers were concerned primarily with ensuring that they could put food on the table and take care of their dependents, Millennials seem to focus on more existential questions. They want to feel that they are doing things that matter, are part of an organization with strong values, and that their skills are in alignment with their role in the company. If you understand and respect these goals, Millennials will be your most highly-motivated employees. If you want to unlock their potential, you need to completely master this one skill: listening.

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