Tuesday, March 21, 2017

3 Surprising Keys Millennial Leaders Need For Success - FORBES

by Ian Altman
Originally published: March 18, 2017
Publisher: forbes.com

In my article on business trends for 2017 (#10), I cited a Pew Research report that millennials now represent the largest segment of the U.S. population. This also means that each month, more and more of the millennial generation are advancing into leadership roles. In order to succeed, these emerging young leaders can embrace a few concepts that empower advancement at an even faster pace than prior generations.

You might be surprised that these attributes are not more fully addressed in graduate programs of higher learning institutions. However, they are essential components of human interaction that you’ll find in the most successful leaders.

Master Empathy

Many top performing individuals have little tolerance for individuals who might not grasp concepts at as fast of a pace as they do. In the millennial generation, those who grew up with more recent technologies might have little empathy for those who struggle to embrace them.