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The Touchy Subject of Succession Planning

29 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
One of the toughest decisions a long serving CEO has to make is when to leave the organization – to retire or take on another career challenge. “Go out on top” is the ideal goal but more than a few executives, for a variety of reasons – financial concerns, unfulfilled business plans, no apparent successor, […] Read more»

Abandoned But Still Relevant

22 March, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
I just had a senior moment.  Not the kind associated with old age with an ever so slight hint at forgetfulness or, worse, the earliest stages of dementia, but a real honest to goodness meet up with the inescapable fact that I am now a “gentleman of a certain age.” It happened as I was […] Read more»

Are You Doing What You Really Love?

29 June, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
I have a strong belief in the concept of paying it forward.  One of the ways I exercise my belief is by providing pro bono advice to a wide range of professionals – from graduate students and early careerists, to leaders who want a perspective check and to those making career transitions. The first question […] Read more»