by Randall CraigFiled in: Blog, Career Planning, Communication, Learning, Make It Happen Tipsheet, ManagementTagged as: Digital Strategy
Look around: who are the Digital go-to people in your office? Look around again, and identify the people with the strongest business acumen. In almost all organizations, the first group is younger, with-it hipsters, while the second group is typically much older. Getting these groups on the same page can be challenging at best: the knowledge gap is too wide.
Two questions: Must this always be so? (no) And is there something that can be done close the gap? (yes)
For an organization to fully take advantage of the opportunity of digital, the strength of both generations must be harnessed. Here are a few ways to intentionally close the gap:
The most successful people realize that everyone is a teacher, regardless of role or level of experience. This week, consider your gaps, whether it be in the digital space or some other area, and find yourself a mentor. Before you do this though, look for someone you can help first.
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