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Leave Policies Are Leaving Out Some Key Opportunities
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Leave Policies Are Leaving Out Some Key Opportunities

The only expectation most companies have from employee leave policies is that the worker returns. That's short-sighted.
Ray Hennessey
The Heir Apparent to Disney CEO Bog Iger Steps Down
Executive Change

The Heir Apparent to Disney CEO Bog Iger Steps Down

Thomas Staggs will end his current role early next month, but will remain with the company through the fiscal year.
Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan
Succession Planning

Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan

Will you be leaving control of your company to family or your employees? Or will you just sell it to an interested party?
Stephen Sheinbaum
Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy
Succession Planning

Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy

Your business plan should also take into consideration what happens when you are no longer here.
Susan Solovic
How to Ensure Your Business Survives the Next Generation
Family Businesses

How to Ensure Your Business Survives the Next Generation

Beware these common mistakes made when passing down a family business.
Lisa Evans
9 Keys to Ensuring Your Business Continues to Succeed Without You
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9 Keys to Ensuring Your Business Continues to Succeed Without You

A millionaire who retired at 27 shares his tips to setting up your company to run under a leader of your choice.
Brenton Hayden
4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business
Selling a Business

4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business

When it's time to walk away, you must figure out your options and prepare yourself for a big chance.
Stacy Feiner
The Man Behind Nutella, Ferrero Rocher and Tic Tacs Dies
Entrepreneurs

The Man Behind Nutella, Ferrero Rocher and Tic Tacs Dies

Michele Ferrero, the leader of the Ferrero Group and the richest person in Italy, died at age 89.
Kate Taylor
How I Dealt With Cancer In the Corner Office. My Own.
Leadership

How I Dealt With Cancer In the Corner Office. My Own.

When the boss had health issues, a company needs to act decisively. That's especially true when you're the boss.
Ivan Misner
6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business
Selling a Business

6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business

Getting it wrong before you start can ruin any hopes of a sale and can mean many months of your time wasted.
Thomas Smale
Common Succession Planning Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them
Succession Planning

Common Succession Planning Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

Remember, the process isn't about you. It's about the organization. Instead of choosing a successor just like you, choose one to meet the new needs of the enterprise.
Beth Miller
Taking Care of Business When an Illness Strikes
Illness

Taking Care of Business When an Illness Strikes

An entrepreneur shares the first five things she did to support her business and herself while surviving cancer
Kelsey Ramsden
Skirt Roadblocks to Succession Planning
Succession Planning

Skirt Roadblocks to Succession Planning

Business owners need to be proactive and wise in anticipating next steps in their company's and personal life cycle.
Beth Miller
3 Reasons I Decided to Leave the Company I Co-Founded
Exit Strategies

3 Reasons I Decided to Leave the Company I Co-Founded

One entrepreneur explains how he came to the difficult decision to step away and leave the company he loves and helped to build.
Scott Dudelson
Succession Planning

Who will take the reins when you leave? One of your greatest legacies is a well-thought-out plan that helps put in place the leadership that your company needs to continue for years to come.