“Do I trust you…as a coach or mentor? Are you firmly rooted and grounded in who you say you are? Are you aligned? Do your personal vision and values align with your leadership mission."
Millennial leaders are desperately seeking authentic relationships with their leaders. Seventy-nine percent want a mentor or a coach, not a boss. They are asking, “Do I trust you?”
Do you foresee selling your business in the next 3 to 5 years? Have you considered what you might need to do to maximize the value of your business? The most recent stat I read was that 75% of business owners didn't reach their financial goals at the sale of their business? Are you nervous that you're going to be one of those statistics?
One of the most important (and difficult) decisions a business leader has to make is how to exit his or her business. Yes, I’m talking about the business that you have built up over many years. The one that is home to your blood, sweat, and maybe even tears. And now the time has come to make that decision….Do you sell, merge, or transition to the next generation?
In May, I'll be facilitating a workshop - Millennials: How to Attract, Engage, and Retain Next-Gen Leaders - at C12 Group’s Leadership Conferencein Atlanta, GA. My co-facilitator, Brandon Schaefer, and I will address a topic that is weighing heavily on the minds of visionary CEOs, presidents, and business owners – How do we attract, equip and retain key leaders to fulfill our vision?
How can you use your years of gaining skills, experience, and wisdom to impact the lives of people in your sphere of influence?