It’s great that you graduated top of your class and can write code - but can you give a peer feedback about what they just said in your team meeting? Feedback that will make a lasting and positive difference?
For many leaders, that’s a hard “No.”
Pencil or Ink founder Ellie Hearne on how companies are setting leaders up to fail - what can be done about it.
There will always be lazy people. There will always be driven people. Getting in touch with the millennial generation is not about motivating an alien race. It's like leading anyone else that you’ve led throughout your entire career.
Sometimes it's hard to respond in the moment to something we disagree with.
But often those are the very moments when it's most important to speak up.