How To Deal With a Boss From a Different Generation

I once knew of someone whose boss had them print out all his emails.  Then the boss would hand write responses on the hard copy email.  After that she had to respond to each of the emails with what the boss had written down on the hard copy.  Wow. Painful.

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That is a pretty extreme case, but what do you do when your boss doesn’t appreciate the genius that is your ability to text with one hand?  Or they aren’t really comfortable with your capability to listen to your iPod while you churn out this month’s TPS report? In other words, your boss just doesn’t get your generational preferences.  Here are some steps to help you bridge the gap:

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