Older employees make decisions based on experience. Younger employees employ academic learning. Blending the two provides cross-generational benefits. Reciprocal mentoring helps. Despite the age difference, one can be a colleague and also a friend of the younger colleague.
For the young time is open-ended. The young try to expand their horizon. For the old time is close-ended. The old try to wrap up. The young see opportunities in new relationships. The old wants to deepen relationships. For the young time is infinite. For the old life has a time limit. Till the time one becomes old, “Live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”