Presented by Kevin Wheeler<br />Graphics by Eileen Clegg<br />Youth & Innovation<br />
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Gen Y Values – Key to Innovation<br />Optimistic<br />Empowered<br />Ambitious<br />Passionate<br />Resourceful<br />Colla...
4<br />Work for love, not money<br />Attracted to opportunities, not status<br />Look for challenge, not tenure<br />Deman...
Complexity<br />Generally good at<br />Learning how to simplify – reduce to simpler/essential levels.<br />Leveraging grou...
Collaboration<br />Learning to collaborate virtually<br />Consensus decision making<br />Building alliances and relationsh...
Creativity<br />Exploring and experimenting<br />Being open to the new and different<br />Building diversity into everythi...
Thanks!<br />Boomers can Write to me at :<br />kwheeler@futureoftalent.org<br />Gen X can Read my blog at:<br />http://byt...
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What does Gen Y want from an employer, from life? Quotes and thoughts from a panel of people aged 20-27.

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Youth & innovation

  1. 1. Presented by Kevin Wheeler<br />Graphics by Eileen Clegg<br />Youth & Innovation<br />
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  3. 3. Gen Y Values – Key to Innovation<br />Optimistic<br />Empowered<br />Ambitious<br />Passionate<br />Resourceful<br />Collaborative<br />Entrepreneurial<br />Loyal<br />Communicators<br />Confident<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Work for love, not money<br />Attracted to opportunities, not status<br />Look for challenge, not tenure<br />Demand that work be engaging & fun, not drudgery<br />
  5. 5. Complexity<br />Generally good at<br />Learning how to simplify – reduce to simpler/essential levels.<br />Leveraging group knowledge – Crowd-Sourcing.<br />Identifying mentors and advisors who can be quickly accessed.<br />
  6. 6. Collaboration<br />Learning to collaborate virtually<br />Consensus decision making<br />Building alliances and relationships<br />Leveraging social networks<br />
  7. 7. Creativity<br />Exploring and experimenting<br />Being open to the new and different<br />Building diversity into everything<br />Taking chances<br />Being an entrepreneur<br />
  8. 8. Thanks!<br />Boomers can Write to me at :<br />kwheeler@futureoftalent.org<br />Gen X can Read my blog at:<br />http://byteeoh.com<br />Gen Y Follow me on Twitter at:<br />www.twitter.com/kwheeler<br />

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