Create the Roadmap for Your Business’ Succession Planning

Session Type: Convention, Management Workshop


Location: Convention CenterRoom Number: 156C

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One of the biggest challenges in running a successful business is ensuring a successful transfer of power to the next generation.  While legal and financial challenges can be intense, often the biggest hurdle to successful succession planning is communication. This program will discuss communication stumbling blocks, navigation to overcome obstacles, and how to get the best leaders in place to run the business successfully into the next generation.


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    M.J. Clark

    Integrated Leadership Systems As a senior leadership consultant and executive coach for Integrated Leadership Systems, M.J. Clark helps company leaders plan for ownership and management succession and foster more authentic communication in the workplace. She helps executives better manage stress, become more assertive, mentor others and fine-tune leadership and management skills.  ILS is based in Columbus, Ohio and provides services for hundreds of companies all over North America. ILS has consulted with many nationally recognized companies including Honda, Nationwide, Husky Energy, Ohio State University, OhioHealth, Elmer’s Products, Kokosing Construction and Worthington Industries.  Ms. Clark received her master’s degree in organizational communication from The Ohio State University and her bachelor’s degree in public relations from Ohio University.  She is the author of the book Shut Up and Lead: A Communicator’s Guide to Quiet Leadership. To see a video of Ms. Clark speaking, please visit: