How Saints QB Drew Brees Leads a Multigenerational Team

NEW ORLEANS—At 40, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees works with teammates who, in their early to mid-20s, are closer in age to his nearly 11-year-old son than to him. But the difference between them fades when they unite for a common purpose.

“The minute you walk into the locker room together, you are one. You are striving for the same goal, you have the same purpose at the end of the day,” Brees said. He shared his thoughts Tuesday during a general session conversation on “Tackling a Multigenerational Workplace” at SHRM’s Inclusion 2019 event. Emily M. Dickens, J.D., corporate secretary and chief of staff for the Society for Human Resource Management, moderated the talk.

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