What if a key person were immediately and permanently unavailable? What would you do? It’s not a “who’s going to cover for” situation but “who’s going to take over?” Many leaders tell me it will take months, even years, to get someone ready for a key position. Yet they don’t prepare. Then when something happens […]Corey Olynik
Articles in this category focus on healthy leadership succession, how to do it well, and gives practical methods for establishing a leader culture of healthy succession.
It was a dream come true. Our church fellowship had suddenly agreed to take over responsibility for the day-to-day running of the church from the cash-strapped parish. We were free to do what we wanted and hire who we liked. Congregation members worked enthusiastically. In a short space of time they got a handle on […]Niklas Eklov
We all know about Founder’s Syndrome – where a successful leader is unable to let go and move on. Politicians, CEOs, and NGO directors are all susceptible. Christian leaders are in no way immune. It’s so rife and destructive, it sometimes seems like a disease. But leadership change is completely normal. Leadership transition is a [...]Rick James