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It is lonely at the top unless we have an executive coach to share the struggles and challenges we face as leaders. Gone are the days of the lonely executive with none among them to trust and confide the challenges and insecurities that exist in us all. In today’s medicated, Prozac era, more and more business leaders are finding (and sometimes being required to utilize) great success from the services of a business or executive coach. Past perceptions of the word “coaching” and the negative stigma associated with a last chance effort to save a faltering manager are fading fast. Today’s high-speed and information intoxicated business climate screams for more and more business coaches to listen to and offer advice for an overloaded, oversaturated and often overwhelmed executive. More common today, at the airport watering hole, are comments like “My coach says…” or “How long have you been with your coach?” type comments.

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 Does the Younger Generation Think We are the Idiots?

We have all had an idiot for a boss at some point in our lives.  For some of us that pain is a present reality and for others it is a painful memory.  And, for others the experience is yet to come.  And if you ask the younger workers today, the disease is more prevalent in the workplace than we like to admit. The new worker of today’s high-technology work force seems to resist being led by many of the traditional, short-term focused managers and supervisors that exist in the workplace today. 

Today’s tough economy removes the natural camouflage that historically concealed the struggling managers in our businesses that seemed to succeed when the economy was robust and anyone could make money. The curent business stress makes the bad leaders “stand out” in the crowd because every mistake they make has a more visible impact on the performance of the business. When a business is struggling, every decision has a more meaningful result on the performance of the entire organization.  When the bad economy places more pressure on the organization, the decisions and corresponding results become amplified. 

Following are five critical indicators that will PREVENT your organization from attracting and retaining the best of young workers today:   



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