The Boomer Guide to Transparent Leadership. Do you know the line between Transparency and TMI?
In British Columbia, Canada there’s a city called Burnaby where mayoral hopeful wanted to kiss public displays of affection goodbye. Sylvia Gung was running for major in the fall 2014 Mayoral elections on campaign promises of “banning behaviors that hint sex/sexuality, even including Bridal Kiss and walking hand in hand…” behavior that she said; hurt public decorum.
Do you want to guess what generation Sylvia belongs to? Here’s a clue; it certainly isn’t generation Y (Millennial)! Just to be clear, Sylvia Gung didn’t become Mayor! Why? Her campaign was based on her own preferences/beliefs, and therefore she hadn’t considered that for those who would vote her “issue” was Not theirs. Bottom line when we don’t fully consider and understand those we serve we end up not serving them.
It appears that Boomer (and GenX’er) Bosses Need Guide to Transparent Leadership…