Invite and encourage everyone to define, shape and implement the organization’s vision and mission.
Start to listen for what other people are saying that is right, not for what is wrong. In this way, you will discover nuggets of wisdom that you can then focus on, ask about, and develop.
I’m an executive who was born before 1980. Are you too? If so, I believe we have something in common: We worry about supervising millennial workers Some managers in our age cohort are even scared to work with millennials. But … Read More
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