There is a growing trend among organizations, and it isn’t a top-down approach.
Reverse mentoring, first popularized by former GE Chairman Jack Welsh, is growing rapidly and for good reason. As our Horizons 2025 research has shown, the No. 1 issue facing our profession today is the changing demographics of the workforce.
In a SCOT (or SWOT) analysis, these changing demographics — and in particular, the negative attributes that Gen Y is known for — could be seen as threats or challenges (weaknesses). But let’s use the Insights 2 Action (i2A) process I learned at the MACPA’s recent Leadership Academy and flip them into opportunities.
So here’s what I want to say:
Let’s both stop talking about each other and learn to work with each other.
To start the collaboration, join us on June 25 at the MACPA’s Generational Symposium, sponsored by NYPN.