Vice President and Principal
“The rate of leadership turnover is increasing, and the norm of organizational loyalty is weakening. Organizations risk a succession of new leaders, each of whom do not serve long enough to fully implement a new strategy. On the positive side, new leaders offer a powerful way for new values and behaviors to enter an organization, to revitalize working alliances and to stimulate rethinking…”
These words, written by my colleague and CFAR founder, Tom Gilmore, ring true today as they did when he penned them 35 years ago in his book, Making a Leadership Change: How Organizations and Leaders Can Handle Leadership Transitions Successfully. As we celebrate the 35th anniversary of this book, we will share key chapters and lessons which we see as still relevant for critical leadership transitions we observe taking place throughout healthcare, higher education, family enterprises, and many other organizations across the country.