Some people are more effective than others when it comes to succession planning. A few people are good at it because they have multiple generations of experience supporting them; others are good at it because they have the right team of trusted advisors looking after their interests. In both cases, they have a proven model they can depend upon.
As you participate in your own succession journey, with or without benefit of such experience, there are a few factors that will be important to drawing people into a developing legacy. When applied deftly, they make the compelling difference between ambivalence and commitment. Consider these points.