Generation Y

Inspector Gadget's picture

'Don't be Kodak': Pay attention to your rookies in 2015

The majority of the workforce will be Generation Y in 2015.

That's what Sarah Sladek says in her new blog post on LeadershipNow. For 2015, you should be paying attention to your rookies.

Don't be Kodak. Kodak was once the dominant force in Western photographic film sales, but were swept away by their refusal to address the rising market for digital technology.

Jim Taggart's picture

Will Gen Z be the Disruptive Generation?


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The media loves hyperbole. If there’s a way to spin a story or add drama to it, whether needlessly or not, the media has perfected the art. Examples abound so I won’t waste your time reciting well known instances.

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The Next Generation Of Colleagues & Customers

There's a growing industry about how to lead 'Generation Y' - They're into immediate gratification, don't focus, won't be led (good for them on that one), etc. etc.

A lot of the consultants driving this growth in 'how do you lead these strange people?' talk and write nonsense. This video is a nice corrective, I feel. 

Jim Taggart's picture

Are You Managing or LEADING Generation Y?

From Changing Winds

I recently did a Google search on “Generation Y.” The outcome?

4,050,000 results.

I then searched “Millennials” and got 483,000 results.

The Architect's picture

Article: Mike Eldon on leading Generation Y

Hub member Mike Eldon, based in Kenya, sent over this article, which draws on the work of Edgar Schein and Mike's own experience to look at how we need to change our workplace culture and how we lead. Old-style leadership is just that: old and, in many cases, past its sell-by date. Leadership as currently practised is increasingly irrelevant to younger generations and needs to evolve to become so.

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A Good Lesson for Generation Y

A college student at a football game challenged a senior citizen sitting next to him, saying it was impossible for their generation to understand his world.

"You grew up in a different world," the student said loud enough for the whole crowd to hear. "Today we have television, jet planes, space travel, man has walked on the moon, our spaceships have visited Mars, we even have nuclear energy, electric and hydrogen cars, computers with light-speed processing, and, uh..."