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Success in Succession

Finding Success in Succession

As the baby boomer generation approaches retirement, firms should strategize for smooth leadership transitions.

Architect, August 2014

When you own a design firm, “there are two exit strategies: death and quitting.” That’s what Rob Girling, co-founder of the design consultancy Artefact, recently wrote in a blog post for Fast Company’s Co.Design. But Girling omits the third, far more preferable strategy, which is a well-handled leadership succession.

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