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Bridging the Leadership Divide. Building High-Performance Leadership Relationships Across Generations Participant Workbook

  • ID: 2241840
  • October 2010
  • 144 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Work Effectively With Leaders of Different Generations

Generational differences are impacting the workplace to an unprecedented degree. The ability to build bridges between leaders from different generations has never been more essential.

Bridging the Leadership Divide Participant Workbook helps you explore both the difficult and inspiring questions of how to work effectively with multi-generational leadership relationships in the organization. This workshop will help you:

This Bridging the Leadership Divide Participant Workbook—including case studies, self-reflection exercises, and strategies for a follow-up development plan—will engage you in practical conversations with colleagues of multiple generations to set the stage for real transformation in your organization.

Praise for Bridging the Leadership Divide

"Full of insightful and practical tools and ideas that will empower the HR community to reconnect generations in their own organizations."
—Charlene Binder, Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer The Hershey Company

"A powerful, timely toolkit [that] provides the clear path toward achieving the otherwise impossible."
—Chris Deaver, Co-Founder of GenNext, Employee Resource Group. Dell, Inc. Co-Founder, International Mentoring Network Organization

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Understanding the Three Levels of Transformation.

Six Generational Leadership Patterns.


The Six Patterns of Cross-Generational Relationships.

Pattern I: A Level Playing Field.

Pattern II: Meaningful High-Impact Conversation.

Pattern III: Inviting Real Participation Without Manipulation.

Pattern IV: Allowing Big Dreams to Be Explored Safely and Passionately.

Pattern V: Developing Leaders as Whole, Unique Individuals.

Pattern VI: Expressing Value Through Personal Gratitude.

Marielle and Eric: Strengthening a Cross-Generational Leadership Relationship.

Making the Connection Journal: Transformation "Within".


Elements of Sustainable Relationship: Rank.

Elements of Sustainable Relationship: Conversation.

Elements of Sustainable Relationship: Invitation.

Elements of Sustainable Relationship: Dreaming.

Patterns of Sustainable Relationship: Development.

Elements of Sustainable Relationship: Gratitude.

Cross-Generational Feedback Discussion.

Stories from the Future.

Making the Connection Journal: Transformation "Between".


Brookreme Technologies Case.

Review of Aggregate Assessment Results.

Transformation "Among": Planning for Action.

Transformation "Among": Action Planning Template.

Planning for Your Transformation "Within and Between".

Personal Action Planning Synthesis Tool.

Workshop Summary: Preparing for Re-Entry.


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Ron A. Carucci is a founding partner with Passages Consulting, LLC, (http://www.passagesconsulting.com), where he works with CEOs and senior executives in pursuit of large organizational change and executive leadership capability. He has built dynamic global leadership development systems for some of the world's largest corporations, and co-led the event "Next Generation Leaders of Slovakia" for the nation of Slovakia. He has also served as an adjunct at the Center for Creative Leadership.

Josh Epperson works with both community-based NGOs and multi-national corporations in a variety of industries. He is the co-author of Future in-Formation (2008). He is on faculty at Argosy University.

Lela Tepavac is the president and founder of Fit Leadership, LLC (www.fit-leadership.com), a leadership consulting firm. She has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies including The New York Times, PepsiCo, United Airlines, Time Warner, and Citibank.

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