Culture — Millennials in the Workforce

PODCAST | With Guest Dana Brownlee | 4 April 2018

Projectified with PMI | 32 min. | Transcript

Culture — Millennials in the Workforce w/ Dana Brownlee

Dana shares insights on building strong work relationships between millennials and managers. With perspectives from both sides, she identifies behaviors and mindsets to foster cross-generational collaboration and understanding.

About our Guest – Dana Brownlee

Dana Brownlee has served as project manager and strategy consultant for IBM and AT&T, among other organizations. She is president of Professionalism Matters and the author of the upcoming book The Unwritten Rules of Managing Up: Project Management Techniques from the Trenches.

Dana shares insights on building strong work relationships between millennials and managers. With perspectives from both sides, she identifies behaviors and mindsets to foster cross-generational collaboration and understanding. To skip ahead to specific conversation points, scroll on the progress bar and click on the time mark to the point of the conversation that you want to hear.

  • @02:30 — describing general distinctions of millennials
  • @07:10 — accommodating various communication modes
  • @09:20 — adapting leadership styles, relationship-building
  • @14:10 — work culture adjustments for millennials
  • @18:30 — balancing policies: opportunities vs. privileges
  • @22:00 — how millennials are inspiring welcome changes
  • @26:00 — comfort with technology and fresh perspectives
  • @27:45 — the value of meeting with people individually
  • @29:10 — project management skills for career success

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Dana Brownlee

Author and President of Professionalism Matters