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The writing on the wall

A few days ago, my team at Solutions 21 came across an article by Korn Ferry entitled, “Future of Work: The Global Talent Crunch,” and sent it my way. Given the nature of the article, I was intrigued. I flipped through the first few pages and began reading… “A major...

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How to lead a younger boss

In today’s workforce, about 40% of bosses are younger than those they lead. Let’s break this down. Since the oldest Millennial is 38 years old and 35% of the U.S. workforce is comprised of Millennials, it is likely Millennials across the country and across industries...

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People quit people: backed by research

I recently attended an event where I was told the following story: One summer, a business owner finds himself in a difficult situation. Within a span of 2 to 3 months, a dozen of his employees voluntarily leave his company. After struggling to get through the next...

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Why wait?

This year marks my father’s final season as the head coach of West Allegheny High School’s varsity football team. It’s also the end to a tenure that was nothing short of hall-of-fame material. His statistics and credentials are firmly planted in the record books,...

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Managing up

We launched our first Next Leader Now Conversation Series discussion last week, gathering a group of Next Leader Now candidates and alumni to discuss professional successes and challenges. It was an excellent opportunity to get feedback and have candid discussions...

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I attended a high school football game this past weekend. In fact, it was my father’s game. If you’re a subscriber to my blog, you know that my dad is the head coach at West Allegheny High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This year is his 24th and final season as...

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