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How Businesses Should Integrate Leadership Development With Succession Planning

  • By Andrea Schlapia
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  • July 22, 2013

490990815 web, istock, thinkstock, getty imagesAre you linking a leadership development program to your succession planning? Find out the importance of integrating the two together in Ironstone’s white paper. Our goals for this study include:

  • Identifying the importance of a succession plan
  • Assisting advisors in finding fundamental components missing in a succession plan
  • Identifying and explaining why leadership development is important in succession planning
  • Training advisors how to integrate a leadership development program into succession planning

Download Ironstone’s research paper here:

How Businesses Should Integrate Leadership Development With Succession Planning

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Author Bio

Andrea Schlapia, RCC™, HCS, sHRBP, is the Founder and CEO of Ironstone, which represents the culmination of her 20+ year career within the financial services industry. Her experience began as a financial advisor evolving into a consultant coach for advisors entering the field. This ignited her passion to support others through learning and development of best practices in order to achieve substantial results. To this end, she followed her desire into positions of senior-level practice management specialists for Dreyfus, Prudential, and DWS Investments prior to the realization of Ironstone.  Andrea’s focus is on practice management strategies to enhance and improve both business and personal life. Andrea identifies 4 key performance areas known as the Fundamental 4™, which are required to design, develop, and sustain a successful business. Through coaching sessions and speaking engagements, she captivates her audience with interactive, high-energy presentations which are built with “how-to” strategies resulting in real-world implementation for significant impact. Andrea has been featured in multiple publications and audio broadcasts as a specialist and distinguished spokeswoman in the financial industry.