Future tense: What is on the minds of the next generation of industry leaders?
1 Several years ago, executive search executive Tony LoPinto published a survey of senior executives titled Human Capitalon behalf of PREA, NCREIF, NAREIM and NAREIT. According to the survey results, very few of the real estate firms responding were devoting much in the way of resources toward training and leadership development of their young up-and-comers. Yet the vast majority of the executives responding to the survey admitted that the number one priority for most of those firms was developing their human capital resources. With that in mind, our company has been in the process of developing a new leadership development program for the next generation of industry leaders called Springboard. The first Springboard meeting is scheduled for Oct. 16–17 at Cavallo Point, a San Francisco–area resort. This is not a self-referral event. Attendance is limited to 80 participants, all of whom have been nominated b