Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Reverse mentors - Gen Y can help!

What is a reverse mentor? Well, they can be those younger, tech savvy, scary, unappreciative Yers. Or, they can be the ones that teach you how to extend yourself using technology.

A reverse mentor can help you 'reignite your flame' or even introduce you to new tools, according to David Spinks, author of Spinks Blog. Having trouble understanding how Yers keep up with all the blog and website updates? Ask how Google Reader works. Wondering what they use for balancing their expense accounts? Ask.

If millennials can bring you into their online mix, it only extends their networks and gives them an opportunity to share knowledge. This camaraderie is what millennials desire and crave.

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