For the first time in the history of our modern workplace we have up to five generations working side by side in organizations across the world. While it’s unprecedented, it’s also a massive opportunity. Teams with so much diversity of thought and experience have the power to innovate and answer big questions.
At the same time, though, it’s created unforeseen challenges for even the most seasoned leaders. Assumptions about generational work habits are often founded in fiction. What we think we know about each other is the greatest barrier to achieving more together.
Jason Dorsey has made it his life’s work to separate myth from truth about generational differences in the workplace. He provides strategies for unlocking the potential of any team, regardless of how diverse they are in age and perspective.
The ONE Thing to take away from this episode:
When we aim to understand and appreciate each other’s differences everyone achieves more. When we challenge ourselves to approach things with an open mind we invite bigger possibilities than we could ever imagine. Ask yourself, what is ONE Thing you can do today to better appreciate the strengths and talents that every generation brings?
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