Jeff Haden's article on managing millennials is a timely read. As he points out, how we think, feel and act has nothing to do with our age group.
If you’re a senior executive in professional services it’s unlikely that you yourself are one of the millennials. However if you are a lawyer, wealth manager, estate agent or similar it’s very likely that you will be recruiting and managing this particular generation, born between 1980 and 2000. There’s a danger about making sweeping statements about different generations whether they’re Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y or Millennials. I read recently… read more →
“The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.” – Socrates circa 400 B.C. Some things never change. In this quote, it sounds like Socrates is talking about our current millennial generation – those currently between the ages of 18 and 34. We’ve all heard the complaints against them. They’re entitled, self-absorbed, disloyal, tech-consumed and… read more →