Who Comes Next? Building Your Leadership Bench by Meridith Elliott Powell and Mary Kelly

Meridith and Mary are my ‘go to’ experts for Succession Planning, and their book ‘Who Comes Next – Leadership Succession Made Easy” is the definitive guide for how to build a strong succession plan. Succession Planning is one of the hottest topics on the market today, and one of the biggest challenges facing leaders. In this book, Mary and Meridith break it down, give you a plan, and deliver everything you need to create leadership depth at every level of your organization. Angela Cox, President of Midwest Speakers Bureau

About the book:

Who Comes Next?
Building Your Leadership Bench

Every organization needs a plan for leadership succession, but few leaders know how to start the process. WHO COMES NEXT? guides leaders and managers through the steps of creating a viable succession plan. This book simplifies the succession planning process and gives you the tools you need to build and activate your leadership succession. Whether you are part of a small family business or a Fortune 500 company, you need to start now planning for WHO COMES NEXT?


Key Takeaways:

o    Proven methodology for building your leadership bench

o    Powerful techniques to build long, loyal and highly engaged leaders

o    Secrets to aligning your succession plan to your strategic objectives

o    Innovative strategies to get you out of the “urgent” phase, and into a culture of continuous leadership development

o    A customized succession plan ready for immediate implementation


Meet the Authors:

Mary Kelly: Mary helps business leaders understand current and future economic issues so they can make decisions that facilitate productivity, improve employee engagement, and increases profitability.  A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Mary spent over 20 years on active duty in intelligence and logistics. She retired from the Navy as a commander. She has masters’ degrees in both history and economics, and a PhD in economics. With over 30 years combined teaching experience at the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy and Hawaii Pacific University, she taught economics, finance, leadership, and management.

For more information on Mary, click here.

Meridith Elliott Powell: Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to Watch by Currency Fair, sales and leadership expert Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare, and finance. Meridith worked her way up from an entry-level position to earn her seat at the C-Suite table. Meridith is a Certified Speaking Professional ©, a designation held by less than twelve percent of professional speakers. She is passionate about helping her clients learn the sales and leadership strategies they need to succeed no matter what this marketplace does.

For more information on Meridith, click here.

For booking information on Mary Kelly or Meridith Elliott Powell, contact Midwest Speakers Bureau at 515-974-8305 or email angela@speakernow.com

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