“Magnus is mentoring me on what the workplace should look like going forward, what his generation is interested in, what they are looking for, how we can make ourselves attractive for young talent, and last but not least, how we make sure we stay relevant to them both as a potential employer and as an important customer segment.”Reverse mentoring is a two-way street, giving tomorrow’s leaders a view from the top. While this makes good business sense, it’s absolutely crucial when it comes to the mathematics. As a recent Hay Group study Managing a multigenerational workforce noted, the youngest baby boomers will soon be reaching retirement. While Generation Xers are taking over their leadership roles in increasing numbers, there are simply not enough of them to fill the jobs. To remain competitive, organisations must be far more intentional about fast-tracking their digital natives as future leaders, giving them both depth and breadth of experience while they are still in junior positions.