Apr 13, 2012

8 Ways to Make a Reverse Mentorship Work for You
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In a constantly changing digital workplace, it pays to team up with younger colleagues to glean tips on social media, mobile apps and more.

 

A couple weeks ago, when I needed help figuring out how to convert numbers in an Excel spreadsheet into a multiline graph, I turned to an expert: my 23-year-old daughter.

 

It took her less than five minutes to show me which Excel function to use. A couple of clicks later, the numbers appeared as a perfectly formatted, multicolor, four-line graph.

 

It’s a small example of the kind of reverse mentoring happening in home offices and much larger workplaces all over the country, with workers actively seeking the counsel of their often but not always younger colleagues on technology and other matters.

 

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Martin Gysler

I am a NETWORKER and SOCIAL MEDIA GEEK. Entrepreneur and autodidact, I like freedom, talk about interesting stuff, music, travel, lifestyle and much more!

Active as entrepreneur and convinced autodidact for over twenty years, I choose since many years networking and social media activities.

Throughout this long period I was active in the commercial sector; insurance, real estate, health, well-being..., a wide range of knowledge, where I gained a lot of experience, expertise and know-be! Today, my main objective is to develop a global activity (Networking - Social Media - People Building) with people who have the same vision of life and quality of life to have success together!

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I am a NETWORKER and SOCIAL MEDIA GEEK. Entrepreneur and autodidact, I like freedom, talk about interesting stuff, music, travel, lifestyle and much more! Active as entrepreneur and convinced autodidact for over twenty years, I choose since many years networking and social media activities. Throughout this long period I was active in the commercial sector; insurance, real estate, health, well-being..., a wide range of knowledge, where I gained a lot of experience, expertise and know-be! Today, my main objective is to develop a global activity (Networking - Social Media - People Building) with people who have the same vision of life and quality of life to have success together! If you need support to develop a strategy for your online presence, feel free to CONTACT ME!

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