Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making It Work at Work

Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making It Work at Work

by Lee Caraher


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629560274
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/14/2014
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 855,607
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Lee Caraher started Double Forte in 2002 as a new kind of communications firm designed to work with the people and companies that interested her team with the best service in the business. She also serves on the board of KQED Public Media and Grace Cathedral in key leadership positions. She is the previous Chair of the Board for Community Gatepath, one of the largest nonprofits serving people with special needs in California, and the founding Chair of the Board of St. Paul’s Choir School. Lee is also a member of Entrepreneurs Only, a YPO for entrepreneurs.

Previously she was EVP at Weber Shandwick, and President and Founder of Red Whistle, a Weber Shandwick company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Boston, New York and London. During her tenure at Weber Shandwick companies, Lee managed multiple offices and upwards of 300 people, and was named in the 40 under 40 by industry publication PRWEEK. Prior to working at Weber Shandwick, Lee was with SEGA of America where she was their youngest US vice president. There she led over 500 people in Communications, Customer Service,, and Events.

She holds a BA in history (concentrating in Medieval History) from Carleton College, which she finds useful every day. Lee lives on the San Francisco Peninsula with her husband Pete (the chief home officer of the family), two vastly different sons and Al the blind cat.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Part 1 Millennial & Management: TODAY'S Dynamic

1 Boomer Reality 3

2 Kids These Days 9

3 The Millennial Mind-Set 25

Part 2 Making It Work at Work

4 Making Work Meaningful 43

5 Soliciting Input 55

6 A Good Fit on a Good Team 65

7 Meaningful Acknowledgment and Appreciation 77

8 Give Clear Direction 95

9 Feedback Is a Gift 119

10 Be Transparent 131

11 A Full-Life Approach To Work 135

12 Access Up the Chain 151

13 Mutual Mentorship 161

14 Outline Career Path Options 169

Conclusion: Putting It All Together: Making It Work at Work 177

Notes 179

References 185

Index 195

Acknowledgments 205

About the Author 207

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