Chapter 1

Current Leaders in Charge

The research, while not exact, is very clear about the fact that the Boomers are currently at the helm. Statistics vary, but it doesn’t take a research scientist to see which generation is overwhelmingly in charge of today’s business world. If you look around, you’ll see Boomers include most senior executives; the upper-level management tier in most organizations; the leadership of educational and religious institutions as well as the arts, sports, and entertainment; and, of course, governmental leaders.

It takes a lot of work to take the lead of so much of the world as we know it, and the Boomers certainly did—and are still doing— the work. In fact, they have embodied the term workaholic. Perhaps this is a ...

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