There is so much going on out there and being surrounded by Millennials brings several essays on the subject, as well as put things in a different perspective. Why not taking some lessons from them? Hear this: "Be like a Cat!" I frowned. I am not very fond of cats. I love dogs: they are straightforward and they are
loyal. But this Millennial's view of a cat is quite different from mine! Hear this exchange about organizations:
TJ: - Be lithe!
Me: - Lithe? TJ: - Yes, cats are lithe! Organizations need to be flexible.
Well,... why not listen to the suggestions? We are after all at the crossroads and do not always know what is the best route to take. And, once upon a time I was that young "miss" in her early twenties who had a team of mid-aged men and one close to retirement as direct reports. We were all "Millennials" in our own times and we all learnt, one way or another that, yes, partnership is crucial. It does require flexibility. …