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Succession Planning – Two Approaches

Succession planning is an area of growing interest in the nonprofit sector as aging Baby Boomers transition into smiling retirees. This shift is affecting and will continue to affect organizations from two perspectives:
  • Planning for how best to plan for senior management departures and then developing strategies for advancing existing staff to new roles
  • Developing plans for replacing the existing cadre of board leadership.
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Have You Considered Working with an Executive Advisor or Coach?

If you’re like most successful leaders, you regularly seek advice from your peers or colleagues in an effort to assess the quality of your own plans or ideas. You get the perspectives of trusted associates about the issues you’re facing, and you’ve come to appreciate that your best decisions are often made even better by incorporating the insights of others who have walked in your...
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Limited-engagement Consulting from The Kushner Companies

For more than 35 years, I’ve been helping dynamic leaders take their organizations to the next level. I’m proud to have become a go-to expert when it comes to organizational restructures, governance changes, mergers and alliances, succession planning, and other key leadership issues. I’ve led major restructures, I know the ins and outs of bylaws, and I have brought several organizations to the table for...
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Boomers Face a New Kind of Job Market

Several of my fellow boomer friends are actively seeking new positions and have asked for advice since I have done executive searches. In each case, the first thing I tell them is, they need to think differently about the employment marketplace they will be facing. Although issues related to a candidate’s age and level of experience in a “younger market” are not legally to be...
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