Book Review Millennials Matter:
I have been asked by so many senior sales leaders “what is the best way to coach, mentor and develop Millennials?” With so many seasoned leaders retiring at a record pace, they are concerned that many Millennials just aren’t ready to fill the gap by moving into leadership roles. In fact, many of us complain about this generation.
I didn’t know enough about this generation to advise leaders on how to coach, mentor and develop their millennials. Well, that was true until now.
My colleague, Danita Bye, founder of Sales Growth Specialists, conducted a recent survey of over 300 business leaders about working with Millennials. Apparently, I was not alone in my concerns. In fact, 60% of CEOs and presidents indicated that they have deep concerns about working with the millennial leaders.
In her new book, Millennials Matter: Proven Strategies for Building Your Next Gen Leader, Danita addresses these concerns head-on and shares solutions for leaders who feel there’s no hope.
She provides coaching inspiration and action steps to harness the strengths of your future leaders so that they can become one of your greatest assets and a testimony to your leadership legacy, as you grow and/or transition your business. Filled with personal stories, Millennials Matter, aims to stimulate reflection on your own years of leadership as you exhort, affirm and encourage your up-and-coming mentees.
When Danita was asked why she wrote this book, she said, “During the many hours I’ve talked with trusted mentors, colleagues, family, and friends, one realization has stood out: Millennials in leadership need our help. The world is undergoing a rapid shift, and millions of young adults struggle to find their footing. Amid this cultural chaos, next-gen leaders need the benefit of what we know. They need our wisdom and our insights. This message is for all of us who are builders of companies and leaders of people.”
You’ll learn to:
- Build a bench of engaged and focused young team players
- Leverage Millennials’ skill set and grow your business
- Value informal two-way mentoring
- Set the stage for a business transition
- Leave a legacy of wisdom and strength
Millennials Matter is filled with practical insights to maximize your business results, mobilize your Millennial leaders, and realize your leadership legacy.