11 tips for leading and managing Millennials in your dental team

Millennials will represent 40% of the total workforce by 2020. Like it or not, they are critical to the success and sustainability of your business. If they don’t want to work for you, your organisation will die.

Louis Efron – Forbes Magazine

The reality is that Millennials (age 17 to 37) have an entirely different world view from those who are older – that probably means you if you are an owner or a manager.

It’s critical to take time out and understand how they differ and the impact that has on your leadership and management style.

They simply will not fit into your traditional systems and will have no hesitation in moving on if your workplace doesn’t fit.

Here are 11 extremely insightful tips for managing Millennials in the workplace – I suggest you print the article and keep it somewhere as a reminder.



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Chris Barrow

Chris Barrow has been active as a consultant, trainer and coach to the UK dental profession for over 20 years. As a writer, his blog enjoys a strong following and he is a regular contributor to the dental press. Naturally direct, assertive and determined, he has the ability to reach conclusions quickly, as well as the sharp reflexes and lightness of touch to innovate, change tack and push boundaries. In 2014 he appeared as a “castaway” in the first season of the popular reality TV show “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His main professional focus is as Coach Barrow, providing coaching and mentorship to independent dentistry.

One thought on “11 tips for leading and managing Millennials in your dental team”

  1. Strangely, until I read this, I had never realised that everyone working for me is a millenial. I even think my associate is millenial, and I am the only card-carrying member of Generation X here.


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