Leadership Succession Planning Made Easy
ARE YOU PREPARED?
Every organization needs a plan for leadership succession, but few leaders know how to start the process. WHO COMES NEXT? guides leaders and managers through the steps of creating a viable succession plan. This book simplifies the succession planning process and gives you the tools you need to build and implement your leadership succession plan.
Whether you are part of a small family business, a non-profit, or a Fortune 500 company, you need to start now planning for WHO COMES NEXT.
- A customized succession plan ready for immediate implementation
- Proven methodology for building your leadership bench
- Powerful techniques to build long, loyal and highly engaged leaders
- Secrets to aligning your succession plan to your strategic objectives
- Innovative strategies to get you out of the “urgent” phase, and into a culture of continuous leadership development
What Others are Saying About WHO COMES NEXT?
“The authors provide a simple yet perfectly designed GPS to move executives and their organizations from fear to freedom as they pass the baton to the next leadership team.”
“…Mary and Meridith answer all of the big questions around succession planning, and they solve the biggest obstacle of all — getting a succession plan implemented.”
“This book is a comprehensive look at succession planning, but with a refreshing spin that favors the practical over the theoretical. It’s applicable to any industry, and readers will benefit from action items, tools, and resources with every chapter. Succession planning has never been more critical, and this book is a must-read for any professional looking to answer the question, “WHO COMES NEXT?”
“Whether you are working in a Fortune 500 company or a closely held firm, succession planning is not an optional conversation. … Who Comes Next? should be required reading for every leader, as well as those of us who serve and counsel them.”
“When businesses don’t plan for leadership succession, it costs them money, momentum, and morale. WHO COMES NEXT? is the solution.”
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Meridith and Mary work with companies who need specialized guidance on their success plan
Meridith Elliott Powell
International Speaker, Author
Dr. Mary C. Kelly, Commander, US Navy Ret., Ph.D., International Speaker, Author
Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to watch by Currency Fair, and one of the top 20 Sales Experts To Follow by LinkedIn, Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare and finance. She is a Master Certified Strategist, Executive Coach and Certified Speaking Professional, Master Certified DISC Trainer and Coach, who has facilitated and coached thousands in the program.
She is the author of four books, including Winning In The Trust & & Value Economy (a finalist in the USA Best Book Awards), Own It: Redefining Responsibility – Stories of Power, Freedom & Purpose and The Best Sales Book Ever.
Commander Mary C. Kelly, US Navy, Ph.D., CSP specializes in leadership growth that improves profit growth. Mary is one of the first female Naval Academy graduates, who served 25 years on active duty, mostly in Asia, leading multi-cultural teams in 9 countries. She was an intelligence officer, a chief of police, an HR director, and a chief of staff, and she has trained over 40,000 military personnel. With a Ph.D. in economics, Mary was a professor at the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy, and Hawaii Pacific University teaching leadership and economics.
Mary’s 11 leadership and business books are used in 9 countries and, and her best-selling book, Master Your World is named a “must-read” by MENSA and MOAA.
Her award-winning book, “Why Leaders Fail and the 7 Prescriptions for Success“, was profiled in Forbes and Success magazines.