The next time you attend an industry conference, take a look around the room. Investment advisors tend to be an older lot, and studies have shown that with the baby boomer generation retirement bubble upon us, there’s a shortage of qualified financial advisors at precisely the same time that many of us will be transitioning into our own retirements.

So have you considered how much more enjoyable your own post-work years might be if you’d only take the time to mentor the next … you? “Succession” is the process of inheriting or passing along a title, office or property. It’s something that I consider integral to the maturation of any successful company.

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