In our previous 3 blogs, we looked at how eLearning can be incorporated into our existing training structures. We focused on the ongoing success of Millennials at our organizations.
There’s a mindset that’s already in the workplace, thanks to us who are, well, older than the Millennials on our teams. We tend to separate work from play, training from entertainment, and tools from toys. Again, our Millennials are far more likely to integrate these seemingly disparate worlds. One of the reasons why eLearning is so vital to personal and professional growth is the blurring of the lines between work and play. It’s a lesson that all of us can learn. Perhaps one of the safest bits of advice for us non-Millennials is this: we gotta learn to lighten up.
Have you ever watched one of those really great documentaries? You know, the kind where you’re pulled into the material, even if you may not be terrifically interested in the topic to begin with? Then you suddenly find you’re able to have a really intelligent conversation about the topic later. How did that happen? It’s simple: you were entertained, and the creators captured, and held your attention.
What is Millennialish? Well, let’s be honest: we made that one up. But when we say “Millennialish,”, we mean more than just the language of Millennials. It’s a worldview — a mindset — of an entirely new generation that is now entering the workforce.