Succession Planning

How to Keep the Family Business Thriving For Generations to Come

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Most corporate dynasties fail to make it to a second generation, making these Canadian firms thriving under the leadership of the founder's grandkids (and great-grandkids!) truly remarkable

5 of the Best Leadership Lessons From 2016

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From Fort McMurray to Indian conglomerates, the year demonstrated how important it is to have someone with vision at the top, and how high the stakes can be

What It Really Means to Let Someone Else Run the Company You Built

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The co-founders of Vancouver’s Nurse Next Door on the hard, scary, and emotional ordeal of letting go

How to Replace Yourself

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Entrepreneur Corrine Sandler on the process of hiring and grooming her successor

A 10-Step Process to Future-Proof Your Staff

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Succession planning isn't just about owners leaving their businesses. Smart leaders work to make sure no key role ever sits unfilled

The Uncomfortable Truth You Can’t Ignore

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It’s not grim to think of what will happen to your business if you suddenly can’t run it. In fact, it’s imperative to do so

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Write Your Will

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When it comes to laying out your wishes, there's no time like the present say experts. What delaying could cost your estate

What to Do Once You’re Successful

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Entrepreneurs who thrive on the chaos of starting a company often struggle to adjust to clear sailing. How to overcome the boredom

Is This the Year You Plan Your Exit?

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You can’t sell your business in a day. Why you should set the transition process in motion now

Why Some Founding CEOs Demote Themselves

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As your company grows, management and day-to-day operations replace vision and product in your schedule. One entrepreneur's smart solution