Summary of Millennials, Motivation, and the Changing World of Work

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In a chummy, sometimes ungainly panel, leadership consultant Simon Sinek and Wharton professor Adam Grant discuss millennials in the workplace. Journalist Katie Couric moderates, tossing in a moment of strong language among her questions and anecdotes. getAbstract suggests that Sinek’s insights, combined with Grant’s ample research and data, make this a talk you won’t want to miss.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What millennials want from careers and life,
  • What the challenges and strengths of this generation mean for today’s companies, and
  • How organizations can attract and retain millennials and nurture their professional growth.

About the Speakers

Simon Sinek is the author of Start with Why, and Adam Grant wrote Originals.



What do millennials seek from their careers and from life? Generally, they share values and goals with the rest of the population: They yearn for a family and community, as well as meaningful work that sustains their lifestyles. However...

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