0801 | How To Work With Millennials with Brad Szollose

0801 | How To Work With Millennials with Brad Szollose

Brad Szollose is the foremost expert on cross-generational leadership development strategies and the award-winning author of Liquid Leadership: From Woodstock to Wikipedia. Brad is a former C-level executive of a publicly traded company that he co-founded which went from entrepreneurial start-up to IPO in less than three years. In this interview, we discuss the new generation of business leaders, and how to help them maximize their cross-generational corporate culture, management expectations, productivity, and sales growth in The Information Age.

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In This episode, You’ll Learn:

  • The Influential Wave of Technology on Millennials
  • Why Autonomy Leads to Working Harder
  • How to Separate Presence from Productivity

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2 Responses to “0801 | How To Work With Millennials with Brad Szollose”

  1. Melody Asciutto says:

    I am a boomer. Thank you for the insight not totally in agreement with your overview. Have been a independent contractor the majority of my life. Worked my butt off still do but also know how to go down.

    What I am finding out now hiring and mentoring younger generations is their work ethic towards having passion and focus is very slim.

    At times feel like their mother and throw my hands up in frustration. Any ideas?

    • David Burkus says:

      Hi Melody. Thanks for the thoughts.
      Is is passion, focus and work ethic in general, or passion and work ethic for your projects. I know that seems like splitting hairs but I’ve found millennials actually incredibly hard workers when they’re intrinsically connected to the task. I know that’s hard to judge in a simple interview, so you may end up with lots of false positives. I’d suggest you check out Brad’s book, as well as some of the work of CounterMentors (a boomer dad and millennial son who discuss workplace issues).