The future of your company relies on your successor’s leadership and judgment.

Our Successor Assessments and
Successor Development Program
can help ensure your plans succeed.

Our successor development program helps business successors become more effective leaders, make better decisions, and develop smarter strategies.

Revenues grow.  Profits grow.  And you get paid.


Our Successor Assessments examine the competencies, traits, and behaviors essential to a successor’s success.

Our Successor Development Program is the perfect solution for grooming a successor to successfully run a company.

Our Successor Recruiting Program finds great candidates with the skills and personality your company needs.

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The 5 Most Common Successor Development Mistakes

Most business owners know that a well-groomed successor should have at a working knowledge of operations, sales and marketing, customer service, administration, and finance. But […]

Selling Your Business

Planning on Selling Your Business? Think Again…

Everyone’s heard about how Baby Boomer business owners will be retiring and the wave of business successions/exits that will occur as a result of those […]

Successor Development

Why Effectively Developing Your Own Successor is Nearly Impossible

More and more business owners are finding that selling their company to an outsider is becoming increasingly difficult.  As a result, they’re realizing that selling […]

Four Stages of Development

The Four Stages of Successor Development

In order for a successor to successfully take ownership of a company and lead it into the future, he or she must transition through four […]

Boxing Gloves

Every Owner Has a Plan Until…

Mike Tyson, the heavyweight boxer, was quoted as saying, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Regardless of what you may […]

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