Millennial Manager


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This post is provided by Dan Simmons, a Technical Delivery Manager in Microsoft’s Modern Application Domain and a millennial manager.  David S. Lipien, a Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services and a manager of millennials, helped contribute.


OFC16_Cafe_018I was recently at the lake relaxing and talking to my neighbor, a Press Lawyer, and she was discussing her position and the challenges she was facing. I mentioned I was leading a team, to which she stated, “oh man, I can relate to people management, I have some millennials I’m managing and they want to work from anywhere, be recognized all the time, and think they should make so much!” I responded saying, “I’m actually a millennial manager.

Which then made me think -  Is this situation any different than managing other employees?

Continue reading Dan’s post on LinkedIn.

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