leader shiftLeader><Shift (the book) is all about getting you prepared for transitioning to a different role, away from the leadership role you’ve held previously. The book is available here…


but what I really LOVE is that the author, who is a friend, is willing to answer questions personally (to the extent that his time will allow). He’s offered to supply his email address here. Please use it with discretion, but, at the same time, he’s that passionate about helping others sort out this difficult problem of handing off the baton. Contact Gary c/o

It’s a great book — but of course, that’s logical, because Gary is a great thinker. Citing a variety of principles, the book details a process for developing an effective succession plan. Discussion questions appear throughout the fourteen chapters, enabling leaders to explore this vital issue together.