Motivating the Millennials: Achieving High Performance from the Youngest Generation at Work

Jan 24, 2019

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Will Your Current Management Techniques Work on Millennials?

The fact is that what has worked in the past will likely fall short of expectations in the future. It’s important that you plan to make the time to attend this Webcast to fine tune your motivation skills.

Dr. Bob Nelson will explain how the the youngest generation at work differs in their outlook, values and expectations from previous generations. In addition, he’ll reveal proven approaches that help you get what you need from them while meeting their needs and expectations along the way.

The bottom line is that there is a huge opportunity cost to organizations that fail to adapt for the needs of the Millennials.

This is the largest generation since the Baby Boomers and will soon dominate in both numbers and attitude. So now is the time to discover what makes them tick and how to successfully integrate them into your workforce.

  • Gen Xers vs. Millennials: How are they different?
  • Millennial work attributes and expectations
  • How they view teams and team collaboration 
  • What works best to motivating your Millennial staff members
  • How they expect to make a difference with or without you
  • Tips for creating a work environment that meets their needs—and yours!


Dr. Bob Nelson is founder and president of Recognition Professionals International, a management training and consulting firm based in San Diego, CA., with expertise in employee recognition, rewards, and motivation. Dr. Nelson has worked with most of the Fortune 500, completed his doctoral work in conjunction with the late Peter F. Drucker ("The Father of Modern Management") and spent ten years working closely with Dr. Ken Blanchard (One Minute Manager) as a co-author, chief of staff and executive of his firm.

He is cofounder of the National Association for Employee Recognition (now Recognition Professionals International) and author of 1001 Ways to Reward Employees (now in its 52nd printing), 1001 Ways to Energize Employees, the 1001 Rewards & Recognition Fieldbook and many others. Dr. Nelson is constantly sought after by national media for his insights on motivating today's employees and was interviewed by Morley Safer on CBS's 60 Minutes.