Introduction

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”

Sir Cecil Beaton

If you have freely chosen to pick up this book—which I hope you have, for forced learning just like forced therapy rarely yields good results—you most likely employ, supervise, train, or are in some way responsible for the success of new hires. A large percentage of these employees are likely young professionals—by which I mean employees between the ages of 18–30. (The generation of employees born between 1978–2000, ...

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