If you’re a fan of daytime talk or iconic game shows, you’ll know Michael Burger. If you’re the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, you might know him even better.
Michael was the co-host of two successful morning talk shows, ABC's Mike & Maty, and Home & Family with Christina Ferrare, as well as the host of four game shows, including the classic Match Game. For Iron Chef USA, he sat behind the microphone as the play-by-play announcer. Currently, Michael spends a great deal of his time with Betty White, as part of the team that brings you the TVLand sitcom Hot in Cleveland.
In the corporate world, Michael is in demand for his expertise on Relevance as part of the Ross Shafer Consultants’ team. Michael uses his 4000 hours of television experience to deliver with great humor countless useful solutions that help individuals and companies succeed in this constantly changing world. His new book, The Urgent Customer, will be available in spring 2014.
Cam Marston is the leading expert on the impact of generational characteristics and differences on the workplace and the marketplace. As an author, columnist, blogger, and lecturer, he imparts a clear understanding of how generational demographics are changing the landscape of business. Marston and his firm, Generational Insights, have provided research and consultation on generational issues to hundreds of companies and professional groups, ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations, as well as major professional associations, for over 15 years.
Marston’s books, articles, columns, and blog describe and analyze the major generations of our time: Matures (born before 1946), Baby Boomers, (born 1946-64), Generation X (born 1965-79), and Millennials (born 1980-2000). He explains how their generational characteristics and differences affect every aspect of business, including recruiting and retention, management and motivation, and sales and marketing.
His first book, Motivating The "What's In It For Me?" Workforce (2005) explores the characteristics and motivations that each generation brings to the workforce and suggests management tactics applicable to any business setting. His next book, Generational Insights (2010) is a guide to the best practices in managing generational issues. Generational Selling Tactics That Work (2011) is the first book-length study of generational approaches to sales and marketing.
As a consultant, Marston has provided generational insight and advice to leadership at the nation’s most prominent corporations, including American Express, Fidelity, Merrill Lynch, Kellogg, Coca-Cola, Macy’s, Warner Brothers, ESPN, Qualcomm, RE/MAX and Eli Lilly. He has also offered presentations and consultations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Army, as well as major professional associations such as the American Bankers Association and the Million Dollar Roundtable. He is an ongoing instructor at Belmont University.
Marston’s insights and expertise are the product of 15 years of research and consultation across a wide range of industries as well as his own early-career background in corporate sales and research. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University. He is a native and resident of Mobile, Alabama and a proud member of Generation X.
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