Does it makes sense that if
people are quitting and staying,
that some of the 25 million*
boomers in key leadership roles
have done the same?
*According to the Current Population Survey (2000), there were 18.4 million workers age 55+ in the labor
force.The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that this number will grow to nearly 32 million by 2015.
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They had to have seen it
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(guess who) had been turning creative ideas into
breakthroughs for well over a century.
Invented grammar checkers.
Invented electronic dictionaries in 1985.
Invented the laptop word processor in 1989.
Began building PDA’s in 1994.
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#7: Institute leadership.The aim of
supervision should be to help people
and machines and gadgets to do a
better job. Supervision of management
is in need of overhaul, as well
as supervision of
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They will never change
My boss needs to be in here
I’ve been doing this for 35 years
I get it, but
I’ve been here___ years and this will go away.
I heard all of this before!
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Seven days from Chapter 11
1983 Shifted Quality from Management to
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Does your culture value conservative decisions?
Are most change is incremental?
Does your organization have a short term day-to-day
Is organizational focus on management or leadership?
Are there needed changes that know one is willing to
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Manager or Leader?
Avoid the “busy trap” avoid the routine.
Develop your “leadership” role
Comfort is “Slow death”
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You say your people are your most valuable
asset but do you act that way?
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