Youth can help seniors climb the digital curve and, in return, get tips on emotional intelligence
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word millennial? You might think that millennials are entitled and want to make a quick buck. Or you might believe that they are young and restless, idealistic, inherently creative and out to make a difference. How about baby boomers? Depending on your orientation, you may believe that they are carefree laggards or strict disciplinarians, or you may have a completely different notion altogether.
Our experiences at home or work may justify the biases we carry within us, which may further reinforce the stereotypes we subconsciously adhere to. This may translate into behaviours and actions that may turn out to be counterproductive to maintaining healthy relationships. Take, for instance, the father who has a tough time understanding the motivations of his millennial children and believes that they need to be disciplined.
This article is authored by Rajiv Jayaraman & Subramanian Kalpathi. To read the full article, download your copy here.