Gen Y Now: Millennials and the Evolution of Leadership, Second Edition

  • 4h 46m
  • Buddy Hobart, Herb Sendek
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2014

Strategies for managing the real Generation Y

A new generation of workers is forcing employers to rethink the workplace. Generation Y, or Millennials, bring new ideas, innovation, and energy as they enter the workforce AND their expectations and demands are unique. In Gen Y Now, top team leadership gurus Buddy Hobart and Herb Sendek explore all the myths about this up and coming generation and show you how Millennials can be your most creative, motivated, and loyal employees.

This book goes from demographic research to concrete practice, explaining that Generation Y is more than we've been led to believe. They value authenticity, flexibility, and recognition. Using the strategies in Gen Y Now, you can hire and retain these demanding workers, and the payoffs could be huge.

  • Keep up with current trends and technologies to move your organization into the future
  • Attract the best young talent in preparation for the mass retirement of Baby Boomers and Gen X
  • Understand how demographic trends impact the way your intergenerational teams think
  • Inspire motivation in Millennial employees, reducing dissatisfaction and turnover costs

There are 80 million Millennials, and they are transforming the modern workforce. Your organization stands to gain from Gen Y employee engagement—if you know how to achieve it. Gen Y Now contains the leadership strategies you need to manage and motivate the Millennial generation.

About the Author

Buddy Hobart is the president and founder of Solutions 21, a business management consulting firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. Solutions 21 regularly conducts seminars and customized training programs on leadership, behavioral styles, and Generation Y.

Herb Sendek is the men’s basketball coach at Arizona State University. Herb works with Gen Y daily. He knows first-hand about selecting and developing successful Gen Y teams. He is nationally recognized for high-impact team leadership and recruiting strategies.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • The Platform is Burning
  • For the First Time in History
  • Why the Negative Feelings toward Gen Y—The Science
  • Myths
  • Recession Generation
  • Key Skills
  • New Realities for Leaders
  • You Have a Personal Brand
  • World-Class Performers
  • Study Your Game Film—Knowing Personality Types
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Addressing the Burning Platform—Change Management
  • Attracting and Retaining the Talent You Want
  • Leadership Challenges
  • Leadership—A Timeless Principle
  • References and Research