Succession Planning: It's Not Just for Your Board Anymore

Leadership By: Jennifer B. Briggs, CAE

You may have a great succession plan for your volunteer leaders, but are you setting the stage for the day your CEO moves on? Staff succession planning is often overlooked, but you can get momentum going by doing something simple: Talk about it.

"We are mission driven!" How many times have you heard or said that? It sounds good and it's typically genuine, but I believe it can also be another way of saying, "We ignore our own needs!" ...