5.12 Solutions' Sal Silvester contributes leadership mentoring instruction in Water Environment Federation's Effective Water Professional

Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 09, 2015

Just four years ago this month, academics and leading professionals in the water industry concurred that more needed to be done to prepare their young professionals for success in business. Skills related to leadership, communication, management, finance and government needed to be brought to the forefront and prioritized just like technical subjects. The result is the textbook The Effective Water Professional, and new and emerging professionals will benefit from the practical application this book will contribute to the workplace.

Sal Silvester, one of 20 professionals tapped to provide content for this book, contributed a section in the management chapter specific to mentoring people. Sal, a consultant, published author and thought leader in leadership skill development, dives deep into the whys and hows of mentoring people through a continuous goal setting and feedback process.

"Within the next five years, the water industry will face the reality of half their workforce coming to retirement age," says Sal Silvester. "Mentoring skills will be important as this new generation of leaders take the stage and shifts to an organizational culture that is more collaborative and inclusive than their predecessors."

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Sal Silvester, president and founder of 5.12 Solutions Consulting Group, a team and leadership training firm in Boulder, Colorado, adds this book to his other publications including, Ignite! The 4 Essential Rules for Emerging Leaders and The Ultimate Goal Setting Guide.

Boulder based 5.12 Solutions Consulting Group, Inc. is an organizational development consultancy that specializes in supporting leaders and teams through grounded, real-world practices and techniques. Their longer-term engagements, workshops, and 1-1 executive coaching sessions are all designed to improve the contribution that teams and leaders make to their organizations. 5.12 Solutions can be reached at 720-442-8935, info(at)512solutions(dot)com or 512solutions.com. Book Sal Silvester as a keynote speaker at your next event and sign up for his team and leadership blog.

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