Is Your Boss Younger Than You? Does That Bother You?

Jacob Morgan
2 min readApr 16, 2024

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Facing the challenge of working for a leader younger than you? This situation is increasingly common in today’s rapidly evolving workplace and brings a mix of emotions and questions for many seasoned professionals. The truth is, effective leadership is not bound by age. The real measure of a leader lies in their ability to challenge, motivate, and inspire their team, regardless of generational gaps. Leadership and age are not as correlated as we might think, and I argue that competence, vision, and the ability to elicit the best from their team are what truly define great leaders.

Have you navigated this dynamic successfully, or are you finding it challenging?

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Jacob Morgan

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