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Every day 10,000 experienced Baby Boomers leave the workforce, creating a “silver tsunami” that is expected to strip organizations of invaluable institutional knowledge and experience. The “silver tsunami” will result in a shortage of executive talent, less-experienced workers transitioning into decision-making roles, and high rates of millennial turnover.
Organizations that make the right investments in the right people using the right tools will have access to talent that delivers exceptional returns for themselves and their teams. By 2025, 75 percent of the workforce will be made up of millennials. Not isolated to a single company, industry, or region, this demographic shift is one of global consequence.
Those who choose to ignore this demographic shift will struggle to maintain a workforce capable of growing and leading their teams. The organizations that properly invest in their next generation of talent will be industry leaders and preserve their business legacy while outperforming their competition.
That’s why the Pennsylvania Chamber Educational Foundation has partnered with Solutions 21 and their Next Leader Now program—a customizable, researched-based development approach that ensures your next-generation leaders are prepared to enhance the legacy of your organization.
Developed by generational, leadership, and military experts, Next Leader Now incorporates strategies that have been successful in leading teams in the boardroom, on the battlefield, and on the gridiron to create a holistic experience that has lasting impact. This development approach fast-forwards wisdom and builds the muscle-memory habits necessary to go from individual contributor to executive-level decision maker. Buddy Hobart, President and Founder of Solutions 21 will discuss and review:
The speaker will open up the last few minutes of the webinar to answer questions from participants.
A Pittsburgh native, Buddy Hobart is the Founder and President of Solutions 21. He is a consultant, entrepreneur, author, speaker, radio host, and is an internationally recognized expert on generational leadership.
Buddy is the author of five books, including both first and second editions of Gen Y Now: Millennials and the Evolution of Leadership. He has been featured in numerous publications including Entrepreneur, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal.
Buddy is a frequent and returning speaker at industry events and leadership forums around the world, presenting to thousands of people annually, with business leaders accounting for over 75 percent of his audience. He is a pioneer in the discussion on attracting, developing, and retaining next generation leaders in today’s workforce, and has provided leadership and management solutions to companies around the world, ranging from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises.
Buddy has also worked with numerous universities throughout the U.S. An executive in residence at the University of Pittsburgh, he leads the university’s first ever Professional Sales Academy. Additionally, he is a returning instructor at the U.S. Army War College where he teaches an elective course on the evolution of leadership, working with senior military leaders stationed around the world on 21st-century leadership practices.
A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Buddy is active in numerous community and professional organizations.