113 – Converge or Collide: 4 Generations in the Workforce

The distinctions among varying age groups are indeed more than just a label. What are the top two differences between Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials, and Gen Z? Why do business leaders need to manage these generations differently?

Each generation is motivated differently. Their expectations of themselves, […]

121 – The Value of Hiring Military Leaders in the Civilian Sector

Companies are begging for good leadership yet, they many times overlook the highly-skilled and trained talent available from senor military leaders. The discussion also looks at how companies can address this lack of experience and how their HR and internal recruiters should be trained to […]

120 – Amazon – Myth and the Must For Suppliers

Amazon! It’s huge and overwhelming for retailers who are trying to take their products to a large scale on this gigantic online platform. Fred Coon, CEO of Stewart, Cooper & Coon, interviews Wayne Strickland, a former senior executive with Hallmark, on how to start […]

119 – What Business Leaders Can Learn From The Rock n’ Roll Culture

Rock n’Roll and Business Leadership? The musicians can tell you a lot about team building and cooperation under pressure. So can Wayne Strickland, a former Senior Executive with Hallmark. Fred Coon, CEO of Stewart, Cooper & Coon, has an engaging conversation with Wayne about […]

118 – Why Netflix Doesn’t Tolerate Brilliant Jerks

Netflix doesn’t tolerate brilliant jerks, nor should any self-respecting company. Fred Coon, CEO at Stewart, Cooper & Coon, interviews Jim Schleckser, CEO of Inc. CEO Project, about managing the brilliant but disruptive employee. You know the one. High IQ and Low EQ. Managing and growing productive teams […]

117 – Sexual Harassment – Accuser vs Accused

Sexual Harassment is real. Daily, accuser vs accused plays out in small and large corporations across America and in courts. Fred Coon interviews Dennis Niermann, an attorney who has adjudicated 500+ sexual harassment cases, both as an attorney and as an appointed judge. This interview candidly addresses issues surrounding […]

116 – Gen-Z – Why Should Companies Care?

At a time when most companies have finally begun to figure out and accept millennials in the workplace, the next generation — Generation Z — has already emerged. In fact, those born after 1995 have already started earning their way into today’s workforce.

Gen Z is […]

115 – Motivating The Millennial

Who are the Millennials, really? 1 in 4 quit now. 66% will quit by 2020. You spent money securing them. Do you really want to wast that fiscal investment? How does one manage them effectively and retain that talent. Money isn’t the carrot. What drives […]

114 – Retention vs High Turnover – Generational Engagement

By 2020, 77-Million people will be leaving the workforce. They are being replaced by three upcoming generations. Each generation varies widely in their personal goals and beliefs, their expectations of your company, and you as a manager. If you don’t meet those expectations, they go […]

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