Category: older experienced employees


Helping your people fully prepare for retirement

My professional colleague, Scott Armstrong, is the creator of the Mind Switch program, a highly successful approach that has helped thousands of individuals transition from their careers, in strength, to create a next phase of their lives that is as

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Reverse mentoring: working one-on-one with a younger colleague can help you stay relevant

I often discuss the value of one-on-one mentoring relationships with my clients as well as here on the blog (in fact, one-on-one mentoring makes up a significant portion of my professional practice).  The assumption with mentoring is often that it

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Motivating workers near retirement – 1310 News Radio Ottawa interview

Last month, I posted a link to my latest column in The Globe & Mail‘s Leadership Lab series.  “How to inspire the close-to-retirement employee” got so much attention that it went on to publish in the print edition of The

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How to inspire the close-to-retirement employee

My newest column in The Globe & Mail‘s Leadership Lab series just launched into cyberspace this morning! “How to inspire the close-to-retirement employee” addresses this question that I am often asked in leadership training workshops and mentoring situations — “How

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Expect older, experienced employees to continue to learn

Veteran employees often say they don’t need additional training. Insist that they continue to learn, no matter how experienced or gray-haired they are. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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Ask your older more experienced employees to teach and mentor others

You can make your older more experienced employees feel valued and recognized by asking them to teach and mentor others.

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