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Big Wave Thinking

Growing up as a kid on California beaches, I wasn’t a great surfer. In fact, I was goofy-footed. This term means that I stood on my surfboard with my left foot in back, which is opposite of most surfers who put their right foot in back.

The Keystone for Successful Baby Boomer Succession

If you are or have been the parent of a teenage child you may have read the book by Anthony E. Wolfe, I Hate You, But Will You Please Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall? You probably got a chuckle out of the title, but after reading it, found it totally relatable.

A Succession Case Study

Three years ago, Malcolm Cooper Jr., second-generation owner of J.K. Adams Company, made a serious assessment of future leadership prospects at his Vermont-based company.

What Happens When the Track Outruns Your Horse?

As businesses mature and position for growth, change or succession, the people who had been good leaders may still be good leaders. But as you look ahead they may no longer be the right leaders.


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