No matter how talented the entrepreneur, we all have a “shelf life.” For over 30 years, we at FBI have watched senior construction leaders stick around beyond – some well beyond – their effective leadership shelf lives. Doing so is detrimental in a host of ways, and “hanging on too long” is quite unnecessary.

Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis discusses the long, great career of Serena Williams and parallels her transition from being the preeminent star on the tennis tour to the next chapter of her life with well-considered contractor succession. We’d love to hear your experiences for succession planning success. Please share with us in the comments below.

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