In answer to several inquires regarding our recent articles on the growing focus on leadership development, I’d like to provide you with an outline of our “Future Leaders” program.
The following data emphasizes the need and benefits of a program that more and more organizations are recognizing as essential to their future success.
Actual program content will obviously vary from client to client based on their current needs, personnel and future direction. However, a few critical decisions must be made prior to determining program content.
We constantly hear about the growing unemployment numbers in the U.S. This unfortunate trend has led many to dismiss any concern about filling future positions in their leadership ranks. Growing numbers of those looking for work DOES NOT translate into an abundance of qualified candidates for leadership positions.
AS OF JANUARY 1 OF THIS YEAR, EVERY SINGLE DAY MORE THAN 10,000 BABY BOOMERS WILL REACH THE AGE OF 65. THIS WILL CONTINUE TO HAPPEN EVERY SINGLE DAY FOR THE NEXT 19 YEARS.
That means we’re going to see a mass exodus of key people who have the education, experience, and knowledge of our organizational culture. Those people are going to be very difficult to replace, and it certainly can’t happen overnight. Thus, there is the need for a combination of a strong mentoring strategy and a future leaders program to begin the development of potential candidates!
Those who feel they can’t afford such an investment at this time might be wise to research the enormous cost of reacting to this phenomenon after it takes its toll! A “tsunami” has taken target on the business world, and you’d better be prepared for it.
Watch our blog in the coming days to learn how to plan, prepare, promote and participate in what will obviously be one of the most crucial programs that can and will contribute to your future success!