View as Web Page Here

 

Jon Gordon's Weekly Newsletter

Jon Gordon Home
Speaking
Press
Tools for Success
Blog
About Jon

Follow JonFollow Jon on:

Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Instagram

February 13, 2017
 

Thank You to the Millennials

Whenever I speak at business conferences someone always mentions the challenge of generational differences in the workplace. Then the conversation always seems to segue to the challenge of Millennials. Many give Millennials a bad rap because they have different needs than Generation X and Baby Boomers but I believe we need to start thanking them instead. Why? Because Millennials will improve the way we lead and run our businesses.

Millenials won't let you ignore them. You must engage them and engaging them will help you engage all your employees. This will lead to enhanced relationships and performance.

Millennials want a relationship with their manager and leaders. Leaders will have to make time to connect and develop relationships with Millennials. This will make them better leaders for everyone in the organization.

Millennials want to do work that matters. They want to make a difference. They won't settle for just a pay check. They don't want to work with a company that has no soul or purpose. They will force businesses to identify, live and share a greater purpose than just making money. This will make organizations more successful in the long run because people and organizations are most energized when they are using their strengths for a bigger purpose beyond themselves.

Lastly, Millennials demand authenticity and transparency from their leaders and organization. This will have a huge ripple effect since authentic and transparent leaders help your organization build a stronger brand that connects with your customers.

Leaders and businesses that understand this won't blame Millennials for being different. Rather they will learn how to lead Millennials and value their differences and in the process become better for it.

- Jon

 

Share This Newsletter Via

Share on FB
Share on Twitter
Share on LinkedIn

 

Share Via Email

No Complaining 7 Day Challenge

NCRGo a week without complaining about anything and see how it changes your life and team.

No Complainig Tools:

No Complaining Rule Book

No Complaining Bracelets

5 Things to Do Instead of Complain (PDF)

NCR Book

Energy Bus for Schools Conference

Bus Stop ConferenceJoin us on April 28, 2018 in Columbia, South Carolina for the "Bus Stop" Conference!

Details and Tickets Here

This one-day conference will energize school leaders and educators as they experience The Energy Bus for Schools Leadership Journey firsthand. This day will be filled with engaging, inspirational messages by Jon Gordon, Niki Spears and Aric Bostick as well as break-out sessions with Energy Bus School Principals, Teachers, and Students where they will share their experiences as being the first Energy Bus School and innovative strategies and ideas that will uplift and galvanize your school and classroom culture.

Did someone forward this to you? Sign Up to receive Jon's newsletter here.

Newsletter / Article Reprint Permission: We grant you permission to post and reprint this newsletter in your publication, on your blog or in your company newsletter with the stipulation that you credit Jon Gordon as the author and you provide a link to www.JonGordon.com.

The Jon Gordon Companies, Inc.

This is a post only email. Please do not reply to this email directly.

To contact Jon, email info@jongordon.com

© The Jon Gordon Companies, Inc - www.JonGordon.com | 904.285.6842 | Info@JonGordon.com