Marti Barletta sent this to a handful of us boomer business folk:
The Herman Trend Alert
June 10, 2009
by Roger Herman and Joyce Gioia
Older Employees' Better Coping Skills Mean Better Engagement
Our younger workers are most affected by the current economic crisis even as our older employees are able to handle the trials of this difficult economic time. These findings were recently reported in a study by Boston College's Sloan Center on Aging & Work.
It reminded me of some posts over the last five years:
Old Masters and Young Geniuses
What Kind of Genius Are You?
Baby boomers are smarter than you think
Trust Your Gut
Calcified Advertising Agencies
Rance Crain Makes Perfect Sense Yet Again
And an article I never got around to blogging about:
Why We Need Aging Workers
By Ray B. Williams
The key to a company’s future success will be its adaptability – its capacity to deploy resources quickly to seize competitive opportunities and to draw from a labor pool that features a mix of multi-skilled, full-time workers, and specifically-skilled, contingent employees who contribute on a part-time or temporary basis.
And my book:
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