How Millennials Really Feel About Leadership

Forget the stereotype of the “lazy millennial.” Generation Y workers want you to see them the way they see themselves: as leaders.

Forthcoming research from leadership development company Virtuali, which surveyed 550 millennials about their attitudes on leadership, found that, while just 48 percent hold official “leadership” titles, 72 percent consider themselves a leader in the workplace.

Kyle Borchardt, co-founder and chief operating officer of Virtuali, noted that millennials’ desire for leadership roles, especially as entry-level employees, has contributed to their reputation as “entitled” in the eyes of older generations. But as the survey shows, Gen Y professionals aren’t necessarily seeking a senior title out of the gate; they just want to feel empowered to lead.

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