Lately I am noticing that Generation Y is getting the bad rap for the inability or unwillingness of non-Gen Y to communicate effectively.
First I disclose that I am a borderline baby boomer / Gen X’er. So the closest I get to Gen Y is the proximity of the letter in the alphabet. Yet this doesn’t stop me from seeking to understand their perspective, trying to adapt my communication style to connect and even modifying my approach to work when necessary.
So what got me thinking about this topic?
Of late several people have commented on how frustrating it is to keep business going the way they have done it before. Some of the comments I have heard attributed to Gen Y as the reason: