9. Retiring Executives: The Importance of Knowledge Sharing & Retaining Experience (& How to Start)

Today, I’d like to talk about the importance of Knowledge Sharing as an Executive prepares for retirement – as well as why that same executive should be retained on a consulting basis after their full-time departure and why all of this needs the attention of a company’s Board of Directors.



In this episode, you will learn:

  • The increasing importance of managerial soft skills knowledge
  • Why millennials didn’t receive the same management development process that Boomers – and why we should mentor them, not blame them
  • The importance of knowledge-sharing programs, for both new leadership and the company as a whole
  • Why you should consider creating a new type of employee in your organization, such as an Elder Statesmen, Executive in Residence, or Interim Executive
  • How companies can give senior executives the bridge they need to adjust to their new life away from their corporate identity, while also leveraging the valuable knowledge they have