Millennials can be great employees, but employers may need to prepare themselves to finish the parenting that’s not occurring in many homes. There is a great article written by Susan Cramm that talks about this very topic.
In a 2007 research study Lythcott-Haims, former dean of freshmen and undergraduate advisor at Stanford University, cites, only 16 percent of adults 18 to 25 years old felt they had reached adulthood based on self-selected criteria including: accepting consequences for actions, establishing an adult relationship with parents, being financially independent, and determining values and beliefs.
Leaders can connect and inspire young workers by tapping into their strengths and improving their weaknesses.
- Connect their work to a higher purpose.
- Learn how to develop tactical plans.
- Experience good suffering.
- Develop empathy and build relationships.
- Increase self-awareness and learn from others.
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