In 2021, our Compensation and Benefits Analysis found that pooling was expected to lose over 75 percent of top executive talent by 2031. To ensure your pool can navigate any upcoming executive transition — planned or unplanned — it’s important to prepare now.Our Succession Planning Residency is designed to help pools preserve and transfer vision, skills and knowledge in the event of executive turnover. However, the concepts and tools are also applicable to all pool staff.NEW: Read our newly released Succession Planning Guide for a comprehensive overview of the succession planning process for top pool executives.It is recommended but not required that you complete residency initiatives in sequence:
Direct questions about the residency to Steve Keller.
AGRiP Succession Planning Resources
External Succession Planning Resources
Example resources found through the Cybrary:
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Executive Succession Planning Tips for Pool Governing Bodies (June 2021 AGRiP webinar presented by Steve Trautman)
Emergency Succession Planning (Aug. 2020 AGRiP webinar presented by Steve Trautman); see associated presentation slides
2020–21 Succession Planning Resident
As Succession Planning Resident, Steve Trautman helps pools adequately plan for succession of key organizational leaders and transfer knowledge that’s critical to pool operations. To do this, Steve uses his experience as a talent risk management expert and his practical, data-driven ideas on knowledge transfer. Steve is the principal and founder of The Steve Trautman Co. and has written three books, including Do You Have Who It Takes? Managing Talent Risk in a High-Stakes Technical Workforce.