My job is to facilitate you in self-directed neuroplasticity – that’s a job description that excites and motivates me and is an original definition from Jeffrey Schwartz.
Our leadership training and coaching has an insight into leading the current workforce. Different generations aren’t different species but you have to learn to adapt your style.
Millennials are becoming the largest demographic in the workplace. Managers and leaders of all ages have struggled to find the best way to connect with this group and can fail if they depend on stereotypes.
If you are leading people born between 1980 and 2000? Then it’s very likely that some of your own inherent leadership skills may not be sufficient.
You should consider some of the following ideas towards enhancing your leadership competencies. Start by providing structure. Contrary to your instincts a free for all laissez-faire process unnerves your team. Define assignments and success factors.
Your team want to look up to you, learn from you and receive daily feedback. Don’t leave them in the dark. Plan to spend time coaching and teaching. Don’t squash them or contain them but make sure they have the skills they need for the tasks you want them to tackle.