Unplugged with Neil Howe: Generations in the Workplace, Going Beyond Buzzwords

Neil Howe

June 2018 Event

Unplugged with Neil Howe: Generations in the Workplace, Going Beyond Buzzwords

From the big picture of generational cycles to practical insight on how generations engage, communicate and work together – generational diversity is a major force behind changing customer preferences; establishing new markets; and how to deploy capital to ensure the success of your business operation.

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Upcoming Event: Economic Outlook: 2019 and Beyond (Chausovsky)

Alex Chausovsky

September 2019 Event - Economy

WHAT DO THE LEADING INDICATORS TELL US ABOUT WHAT’S TO COME?

As businesses look to start the budgeting process for next year, deciding on who to hire, what equipment to purchase, etc., are all impacted by questions about the future of the U.S. and global economies. Volatility has returned to the stock market, unemployment is down but wages remain stagnant, and there is continued discussion about the speed at which the Fed will increase interest rates.

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Recent Future Forum Events

Recent Future ForumSM Events

Upcoming Event: Emerging Trends: Seismic Shifts Will Require More Than an Incremental Response

Greg Schoppman

December 2017

RESPONSE TO TODAY’S TRENDS WILL DETERMINE THE WINNERS AND LOSERS OF TOMORROW. FMI WILL GIVE A SYNOPSIS OF THE CURRENT AND EMERGING CONSTRUCTION TRENDS THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IS FACING.

This presentation provides insights into some of the construction industry’s complex business challenges and will highlight what the General Contractors, Construction Managers, Architects and Engineers of the future should be doing.

  • Investigate value migration and its impact on the A/E/C industry
  • Discover the explosion of mega projects and what it means for your business
  • Determine where funding for projects is coming from and where it is going 

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Upcoming Event: Attracting Millennials to Blue Collar Jobs

WARREN WRIGHT

August & September 2017

The US economy is experiencing a dramatic shift in the demand for hourly workers coinciding with a shift in the generational workforce. While blue collar jobs are shrinking, pink collar jobs are surging.

Meanwhile, the workforce is graying, and Millennials are increasingly uninterested and ill equipped for jobs like these. Each year, 20 million Millennials are hired into the workforce, but fewer and fewer have the necessary skills or desire for hourly or technically skilled jobs. 

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Upcoming Event: Emerging Generational Risks, Trends and Opportunities

Upcoming Event: Emerging Generational Risks, Trends and Opportunities

Febuary 2017 Event

Emerging Generational Risks, Trends and Opportunities with Neil Howe

What if your business could make strategic decisions and investments based on predictable trends in the marketplace over the next five, ten or twenty years? Generational diversity is a major force behind changing customer preferences, establishment of new markets, and how to deploy capital for your business. It’s a critical factor in the professional, social, and emotional motivations for different generations of your employees. Fortunately, the behaviors of generations are also very predictable. Neil Howe’s presentation identifies the emerging generational risks, trends and opportunities facing companies in the future so you can plan ahead and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.

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Upcoming Event: Economic Outlook: 2018 and Beyond (Chausovsky)

Alex Chausovsky

September 2017 Event - Economy

What do the leading indicators tell us about what’s to come?

As businesses look to start the budgeting process for next year, deciding on who to hire, what equipment to purchase, etc., are all impacted by questions about the future of the U.S. and global economies. Volatility has returned to the stock market, unemployment is down but wages remain stagnant, and there is continued discussion about the speed at which the Fed will increase interest rates.

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Upcoming Event: HFF with ITR Economics

Alex Chausovsky

September 2016 Event - Economy

What do the leading indicators tell us about what’s to come?

As businesses look to start the budgeting process for next year, deciding on who to hire, what equipment to purchase, etc., are all impacted by questions about the future of the U.S. and global economies. Volatility has returned to the stock market, unemployment is down but wages remain stagnant, and there is continued discussion about the speed at which the Fed will increase interest rates.

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What Every Executive Should Know About Protecting Your Organization from Computer Crime

May 2016 - What Every Executive Should Know About Protecting Your Organization from Computer Crime

Today’s cyber criminals have shown how sophisticated they can be with attacks on some of the most prominent U.S. businesses and governmental agencies. According to Interpol, these opportunistic criminals are aided by the speed, convenience, anonymity of the Internet and the development of sophisticated tools for the less than sophisticated criminal.

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Travelers Business Risk index

How Contractors Succeed and Which Trends are Emerging for the Future

How Contractors Succeed

June 2016 - How Contractors Succeed and Which Trends are Emerging for the Future

Numerous contractors, from small to large, struggle to keep existing clients and maintain a foothold. However, others gain traction, build backlogs, run profitably and penetrate new areas of specialization.

So what is their secret? Why do some companies do well while others just barely survive?

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Filling the Manufacturing Skill Gap

GARDNER CARRICK

Filling the Manufacturing Skill Gap

The skills gap is a huge problem in many industries across the U.S., but is especially prominent in the manufacturing industry. Solving the skills gap may seem like a herculean endeavor, but Gardner Carrick of the Manufacturing Institute is optimistic.
Learn about the challenges and opportunities facing the Manufacturing sector at one of our upcoming events:

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Upcoming Event: HFF with Dr. Thomas C. Schleifer

Thomas C. Schleifer

September 2015 Future ForumSM Event for the Construction Industry

Learn how to reduce overhead practically overnight. If there is a job in your past that you wished you hadn't done, don't miss this seminar.

The recession has shed a painful, but bright light on the challenged business model of the construction industry. Because of the highly cyclical nature of the business, no longer can contractors measure success on how much revenue growth, how much equipment they own, or how big the jobs are. Coming out of the recession is the perfect time for contractors to rebuild their organizations using new and sustainable business models. Dr. Thomas C. Schleifer will introduce one of these models – the "Flexible Overhead" concept.

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Succession Planning

Joe Schmieder

June 2015 Future ForumSM Event - Succession

Both leadership and ownership succession and need to be coordinated to avoid risking business disruption. A number of planning elements need to be in place for an effective transition of a family or closely-held business. While challenging, creating a success strategy ensures the business remains viable, financially independent and positioned for continued growth from one generation to the next.

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