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Companies and organizations will eventually have to hire a new leader. Whether due to retirement, the resignation of a president or the need for a new direction, change is inevitable. The transition between past and future leaders can be tense and uncertain. However, by focusing on your organization’s priorities, communicating effectively, and stepping up as a leader, you can strengthen your team in the face of transformation.[…] Continue Reading »

SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Small Business — tracks feedback from small-business owners. We run the poll question each Thursday in our e-newsletter.

Two weeks ago, we asked: Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook launched the iPhone 4S and the company lost its iconic founder, Steve Jobs, reinvigorating an ongoing discussion on organizational succession planning.[…] Continue Reading »