Just like a successful passing of the baton from one relay runner to another, the passing of your leadership baton from one year to the next should be well planned, smoothly transitioned and much communicated. With a plan in place, current officers can help the new officers take the baton without missing a step, feeling confident and running in the same direction the team is already headed.
That’s why it’s important to the ongoing success of your club to develop your club’s leadership pipeline. Establishing a leadership pipeline ensures that the club’s vision, plans, organizational structure, relationships and most importantly knowledge are carried on with minimal disruption.
Follow these best practices in developing a leadership pipeline in your club.