Succession Planning: Process or Outcome?

“Process or Outcome?”: This is the second entry in our series of blogs on Succession Planning. “Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential.” – Winston Churchill Why should succession planning be more of a process-driven activity than an outcome–driven one?  The answer is elegant in its simplicity: Process creates alignment.  If we are … Read more

Succession Planning: Who’s the Next You?

“One of the things we often miss in succession planning is that it should be gradual and thoughtful, with lots of sharing of information and knowledge and perspective, so that it’s almost a non-event when it happens.” Anne M. Mulcahy Let’s face it: succession planning isn’t fun.  Profit-sharing is fun.  But you have very little … Read more