People, more than ever, want to see their values reflected in the missions they sign on for. And they have an expectation that the organisational mission will include a reciprocal investment in them. From a stoic perspective, these attitudes could be interpreted as lacking grit. But that would be a reductive take.
With a workforce now populated by four distinct generational sensibilities, leaders will need to arrive at a more nuanced understanding of what it means to persevere, find purpose and stoke passions - in effect, getting a grip on the new paradigm of grit.