The greatest thing about Generation Y is something that was said at the Partner Channel conference last week—they have great contempt for retreats and all-day meetings.

“When do you get your work done?” was the way the Gen Y position was expressed by Bonnie Robertson, a former executive with Great Plains/Microsoft as she discussed in Fargo, N.D.,  the issues the Baby Boomers face in dealing with the work force moving up the career chain. Right away, this generation has my support. But other oldsters may like their touchy-feelie outings.

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