Managing Millennials, by Matt Straz…
I sometimes hear my fellow Gen-X managers complaining about this younger generation.
They feel that Millennials, after years of schooling and parents who doted on them, have an outsize sense of entitlement.
This is in contrast to the broken homes and harder path that many Gen-Xers experienced.
But after getting to know the Millennials, I’ve come to appreciate their unique qualities. Sure, they can be self-absorbed at times. But they also work great in groups, are open-minded and respectful of others.
Here’s how they’re different, and how I have responded as a manager: