Baby Boomers, GenXers, and Millennials, the current workforce generations, each have values and cultures unique to themselves that plays a dynamic in the workplace. However, there are several strategies for finding synergies in those differences in order to work more cohesively and reduce turnover.
By taking a step back and “standing down” my team’s StandUp meeting, I was able to re-assess it, and then build on the traditional Agile Methodology to make it a more effective tool for my team. As a result, I turned around my team’s perception of the concept and improved their performance. If your StandUps are bland or dreaded, try incorporating this new approach to your StandUp and invite feedback from your team to see if they like it. It can bond teams and improve their performance if you dare to innovate.