John Schaffner is a scholar-practitioner currently serving as a senior lecturer in Fisher College of Business and as the academic director of coaching in the Fisher Leadership Fellow Initiative at The Ohio State University. John has won two teaching awards for his classroom work and claims business coaching for Gen Y and Z organizational culture and emotional intelligence for leaders as the center to his research pursuits. As a practitioner, John has held roles spanning from tour manager for Wynton Marsalis to global leader at Abercrombie & Fitch to film startup founder.
The millennial generation—those born between 1982 and 2004—will soon make up 50% of the workforce. Millennials have a reputation as innovative, tech-savvy thinkers who are eager, even impatient, to succeed. Studies reveal that they look to their managers for their personal development and want more frequent feedback than they currently receive. An expert on the subject explains how to unlock the potential of your millennial employees and give them the coaching they crave.