He offers great advice all throughout the book.
Marshall provides concrete suggestions for how to choose and coach a successor to increase the chances for a successful transition.
I found this book valuable to read for my own situation as well and I think it has an even broader application in this sense.
I wouldn't have minded a little more meat in this book. The advice was good, but it was repetitive and lacked depth.Published 11 months ago by Denice E Korcal
Marshall has a knack for making delicate issues actionable, for calling on CEOs' integrity, generosity and humanity and inviting them to be wise, honorable senior leaders who leave... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Agnes Mura
This book was well thought out and I must admit that I understood the relevance behind the theme of the book, for I am not a CEO--I am a plant manager who does the changing of the... Read morePublished on April 18, 2012 by Jim Serger
America is a land of opportunity. Many people have started their own businesses and worked for themself in the pursuit of "the American Dream". Read morePublished on August 18, 2011 by John L. Hoh Jr.
Though the title of the book makes its purpose pretty clear (Succession: Are You Ready?), author and executive coach Marshall Goldsmith makes it even clearer on the back of the... Read morePublished on September 6, 2010 by Z. Freeman
I suppose if one was in the heat of changing jobs or careers, this book might hook one a bit more than it did me. The writing was not especially gripping. Read morePublished on May 27, 2010 by Patrick Reeves
"No matter what I do for the rest of my life, it won't matter as much as what I did when I was a CEO," one executive said, describing his wistful feelings as he stepped down from... Read morePublished on April 5, 2010 by Rolf Dobelli
Harvard Business Press scores another winner with "Succession: Are You Ready?", a book that explores the concept of hanging the blazer up for good, but more importantly, finding... Read morePublished on February 26, 2010 by Shannon Freeman