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Plan Succession
Al Schnur
by Al Schnur

What NOT to Do When Planning for Succession

Leaders won’t simply spontaneously sprout up in your organization like weeds in a vacant lot. Developing leaders is like tending to a garden—you’ll need to till the soil, plant seeds, and fertilize and water plants to yield a fruitful harvest. Leadership development starts with planning for succession long before the need arises—and requires putting in […]

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Plan Succession
Al Schnur
by Al Schnur

Executive Assessment: 7 Tips for a Great Program, Part 2

In our previous post, we explored executive assessment as a tool for measuring leadership potential, and we looked at how they’re designed to uncover everything about an individual— from job performance to personality—that is relevant to a leadership role. Here are four more tips you should consider when implementing your executive assessments. Tip #4. Base Your […]

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Plan Succession
Al Schnur
by Al Schnur

Executive Assessment: 7 Tips for a Great Program, Part 1

Effective succession planning will always mitigate the risk of disruption or major turnover with your organization. One of the best ways to do that succession planning well? Implementing a robust executive assessment process. Good executive assessments measure job performance, leadership potential, natural skills and areas of strength and weakness—and they’ll give your organization a clear picture […]

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Plan Succession
Al Schnur
by Al Schnur

Your succession plan: What no one is talking about

No two words seem to generate more fear in business circles than “succession plan.” Why? Succession planning is like the proverbial elephant in the room—everyone wants to pretend isn’t really there, even as it looms over all of them. Yet your succession plan cannot and should not be ignored. No one holds the same position […]

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Plan Succession
Al Schnur
by Al Schnur

Succession Planning: 5 Things the CEO Wants you to Know

How would you feel about riding as a passenger on a plane with a pilot who had never flown before? What would go through your mind if a doctor who had never performed an operation masked up to do a surgery on you? Experience matters in all areas of life, yet many organizations approach succession planning […]

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