Ep14- Dale Richards the CEO of Excel Management Systems

Ep14- Dale Richards the CEO of Excel Management Systems

Show Notes

Utah — one of the high tech places in the US today (think Silicon Slopes)  [02:04]

Dale Richards talks about his career, including being a Vistage chair (a CEO of CEOs) and running a business valuation firm  [03:15]

In the 70s-80s, once you become an awesome technical person, they would make you a manager.  [10:03]

What is the Peter Principle?  [10:18]

Now, there is a technical path for a technical person to continue on and be able to excel in that field.  [10:25]

Generation X became very mobile, staying an average of about 2-3 years in any one job. [10:39]

Millennials have their own way to see the world.  [11:05]

Millennials want a boatload of flexibility, but they are driven by goals and by accomplishments.  [11:11]

What is the Productivity Pyramid and how can it help baby boomers in their interaction with millennials?  [11:19]

Millennials can be a big frustration if you’re trying to put them into the baby boomer or Generation X mold.  [11:57]

One area where baby boomers struggle in building a relationship with millennials in the workplace  [13:13]

Dale’s advice to the millennial who is working for an old-school manager  [14:56]

Baby boomers need to be patient with millennials.  [27:00][/vc_column_text][/vc_row]

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Millennials want a boatload of flexibility, but they are driven by goals and by accomplishments. — Dale Richards

Millennials are dedicated to goals and accomplishments, but they’re also dedicated to their freedom. — Dale Richards

Millennials can be a big frustration if you’re trying to put them into the baby boomer or Generation X mold. — Dale Richards

We — as the old, traditional people — need to understand how to motivate millennials. — Dale Richards

 

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