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    • ISBN:9781473657243
    • Publication date:08 Mar 2018

Counter Mentor Leadership

How to Unlock the Potential of the 4-Generation Workplace

By Kelly Riggs and Robby Riggs

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Successfully navigate the tensions between Millennials and Boomers in the workplace and thrive in the tech-driven age by becoming a CounterMentor leader.

This book is the result of over twenty-five years of combined experience from Kelly and Robby Riggs-dynamic, occasionally irreverent, always insightful, father (Boomer) and son (Millennial), who work with organizations grappling daily with multi-generational conflict. Through their collaboration, Kelly and Robby share their very different perspectives on the same problems most companies are STILL dealing with, but haven't had the courage or the tools, to address. Issues such as: a shocking lack of leadership skills; the culture-killing generational divide that is demolishing many companies; and the stunning, often unrecognized impact of technology on the workplace.

In their "shamelessly funny, brilliantly written" debut book, Kelly and Robby will:

· Discuss today's workplace dynamics, including the changes in communication modes, the influx of technology, and the impact of Millennials and Digital Natives
· Explain how a one-sided approach to leadership focused on "managing" Millennials is grossly insufficient, resulting in an inability to attract and retain critical young talent
· Explore the new challenges of leadership inherent with the explosion of technology-time compression, distractions, complexity and the pace of change
· Reveal how old leadership challenges persist, and explore how the younger generation will expose those challenges more than ever
· Detail the CounterMentor leadership model and prescribe specific tactics and techniques for addressing both old and new leadership issues

Biographical Notes

Kelly Riggs (Author)
Kelly Riggs is an author, speaker, and business performance coach for executives and companies throughout the United States and Canada. He has worked with companies in a variety of industries, with revenues ranging from $3 million to Fortune 500 companies. Recognized as a dynamic, powerful speaker, and successful performance coach in the areas of sales, management leadership, and strategic planning, Kelly is a former sales executive and two-time national Salesperson-of-the-Year with well over two decades of executive management and training experience.

Robby Riggs (Author)
Robby Riggs is a corporate consultant specializing in strategic transformation initiatives and driving successful change in companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100s. He has shepherded clients through re-orgs, technology implementations, talent evaluation and planning, strategic planning and multiple acquisitions. An accomplished teacher and keynote speaker Robby consistently receives the highest praise. Robby holds an MBA from Boston University and specializes in Leadership and Organizational Transformation.

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  • ISBN: 9781473657236
  • Publication date: 08 Mar 2018
  • Page count: 368
  • Imprint: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
As a leader, one of your greatest challenges is connecting multiple generations within your workforce and getting them to work together effectively. In this immensely helpful book, Kelly and Robby Riggs lay out a set of arguments and a blueprint for success that will sharpen your perspective and give you actionable advice. — Tim Sanders, New York Times bestselling author of Love Is the Killer App and Dealstorming
This is a fantastic book, one of the very few I would call a MUST READ. Superb advice, actionable ideas, and fun. I will be strongly recommending this book to all of my clients and colleagues. — John Spence, author of Awesomely Simple, and one of the top 100 business and leadership experts in America
Counter Mentor Leadership is motivational, thought-provoking, entertaining, and certainly challenging for all leaders! Although extensively researched, the book is an easy read on 'new leadership' - using basic proven methods while adjusting to a new work force that is incredibly driven, motivated, and tech-savvy. — James P. Kellogg, Vice President, Colorado Rockies
Leveraging the skills and talents of the multi-generational workforce is a leadership imperative in the 21st century, and Kelly and Robby Riggs provide you with the tools, resources, and wisdom to tackle this job head on. Reading this book is just like having a conversation with Kelly and Robby - engaging, fast-paced, lots of laughs, and peppered with practical leadership insights. Put their ideas into practice and watch your leadership rise to the next level. — Randy Conley, V.P. Client Services & Trust Practice Leader, The Ken Blanchard Companies
Finally, a book on multiple generations in the workplace written by multiple generations. Counter Mentor Leadership will get you thinking, but more importantly it will get you listening to those older and younger than you. — David Burkus, Associate Professor of Leadership and Innovation, and author of Under New Management
Shamelessly funny and brilliantly written; just don't let the laughs get in the way of the many important leadership lessons?for every generation! — Tom Koulopoulos, Author 'The Gen Z Effect'
Kelly and Robby do a masterful job of transcending 'the way we've always done it,' while distilling the enduring principles of great relationships and effective leadership. — Nate Regier, PhD, CEO of Next Element Consulting, and author of Conflict Without Casualties
GREAT book! Counter Mentor Leadership is a reality check for anyone in leadership (young or old). It gives actionable leadership strategies using humor and wit to keep you highly engaged the whole way through. The modern culture in the workplace is evolving rapidly, and this book gives you everything you need to keep up! — Jack Kosakowski, CEO (US Division), Creation Agency
When it comes to pinpointing the real issues facing the modern workplace, Kelly and Robby are spot on. What most have labeled simply as technology gaps or generational differences, they have identified rightly as communication and leadership challenges. The winsome Counter Mentor Leadership will help us coach up the right kinds of leaders for decades to come. You and I will be better leaders because of it, too. — Curt Steinhorst, Founder & CEO of Focuswise, and author of Can I Have Your Attention? Inspiring Better Work Habits, Focusing Your Team, and Getting Stuff Done in the Constantly Connected Workplace
Counter Mentor Leadership is a relevant, fun, and inspiring book that provides a practical approach for becoming a transformational leader. Reinventing your leadership style is not easy, and Robby and Kelly provide thought provoking techniques to help you with your journey. Definitely a must-read! — Eric A. Dorne, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Information Officer, UNFI
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