54 WWW.AGRM.ORG NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017 SHOCKING LEADERSHIP STATISTICS These facts explain some of the issues that HR staff face with developing leaders: • 10,000 Baby Boomers are retiring each day. • 48 percent of the workforce will be Millennials by 2020. 67 percent of Millen- nials are looking for a new job. For those who stay, 91 percent plan to stay at their current job less than three years. That may be why 84 percent of organizations expect a shortfall of leaders in the next five years. • 83 percent of organizations say it’s important to develop leaders at all levels. But only 5 percent have fully implemented development at all levels. And 25 percent of organizations say less than 10 percent of critical leadership positions have ready and willing successors. • 58 percent of organizations’ top priority is closing leadership skills gaps. And 43 percent of other organizations say closing gaps across all leader levels. • Only 18 percent of organizations say their leaders are “very effective” at meeting business goals. But only 19 percent of organizations say they are “very effective” at developing leaders. Bottom line: More money is spent on leader- ship development than any other corporate learning, but 71 percent of companies don’t feel their leaders are able to lead their organization into the future. Source: Info Pro Learning HOW WELL DO YOU COMMUNICATE? In a 2017 Trends Report from the Nonprofit Marketing Guide, the following information emerged: • Nonprofit communications staffs spend the most amount of their time on websites and email marketing. • Nonprofits self-rank their average communications effectiveness as 3.3 stars out of 5. • When it comes to best practices, nonprofits ranked themselves lowest on establishing and measuring key performance indicators. • Nonprofits who rank their communications effective- ness higher had an integrated or centralized team. • Nonprofits who rank their communications effective- ness lower had a CEO-led communications team. DAY-TO-DAY