The frustration of Baby Boomers and Millennials is well publicized but maybe we should be looking for inter-generational opportunities instead of problems. Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s joint philanthropic activities are a great example of two generations working together, as are Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s recent collaboration.
To that end, consider this 12 min TED Talk by a Boomer executive who joined a firm where he worked with and for Millennials. He shares what he learned when “wisdom workers” and “knowledge workers” collaborate. This video is a great example of what Baby Boomers Can Learn From Millennials at Work and Vice-Versa, How are the different generations in your firm getting along?