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YOU ARE NOT THE SUCCESSOR; THERE’S ANOTHER ROLE – Guide 4

This You Are Not The Successor; There’s Another Role Conversation Guide is for business owners who want to avoid conflict and disagreements in the family that could result from rejecting a successor for the top position and assigning them a role that they see as less glamorous.

As owner, you may need to reject a succession candidate as a contender for filling your shoes.  They may not initially appreciate the role that you offer instead. This conversation guide helps the owner tactfully communicate the decision of who will manage the business going forward. It addresses managing:

  1. Any negative feelings of an individual who is assigned a lower position in the company than they would like;
  2. The relationship between the successor and person who was not selected;
  3. Communication of a potential career path for the rejected successor along with how they may access opportunities for advancement within the organization.

Crafted by an organizational psychologist, Succession Strength Conversation Guides help family businesses navigate difficult conversations. This comprehensive self-help guide makes it easy to confidently navigate the conversation and course-correct if things don’t go as planned.  Order Now!

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