Hit the Bullseye: Four generations work side by side—The Silent Generation, Boomers, Gen X, Millennials—and make assumptions about each other. Some of the more common ones are: Young employees are more excited about work, learning new skills and staying fit, and older people work at a slower pace, are more exhausted and less likely to explore. Professors Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott of the London Business School would tell you those assumptions are wrong. Gratton and Scott interviewed 10,000 people and based their book The 100 Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity on the following 6 key takeaways: 1. It’s not just the young who invest in new skills. The study showed there is no difference between those in their 30s, 40s or even 60s – The majority of people keep maintaining skills and this does not significantly decline with age. Read more…
Guest: Don Haddad, Senior Vice President of Citizen’s Bank, has more than 25 years of senior leadership experience in the banking industry. Don was the past president of both the Pittsburgh chapters of the Association for Corporate Growth and also the Commercial Finance Association.
Big Idea: Don mentions the importance of value adding solutions. Tune in to hear more!
Tool or Tip: Don explains how he puts emphasis on impressing people and leaving places better than he found them.
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