Navigating the Emerging Generational Shift in Leadership
The Nuts and Bolts of Succession Planning
By Bethany Berkeley, Corporate Solutions Consultant
The emerging post-boomer workforce is a topic on everyone’s minds. We’ve heard the numbers and knew it was coming – the Social Security Administration now estimates an average of 10,000 Baby Boomers are retiring each day, half of which occupy leadership roles. The great generational shift in leadership is here, but are we ready? Succession planning is vital, yet it typically lands lower on the priority list, if it makes the cut at all.
Dale Carnegie works with companies of all sizes representing different industries; our experiences indicate the unique challenges brought forth by the generational shift does not discriminate. Building future leaders is a multi-faceted task that encompasses hiring and recruiting, developing current staff, and providing on-the-job coaching, feedback and mentoring. It is a leadership endeavor that is complex, challenging, and highly rewarding. When successful, everyone wins, including current leadership, future leadership, and the organization as a whole.
Check out our Whitepaper for the nuts and bolts of succession planning.
Contact Bethany Berkeley, Dale Carnegie Corporate Solutions Consultant, to learn more about how Dale Carnegie can help ignite your Succession planning process.