How to Prepare for Succession

How to Prepare for Succession

Tweet this post.Lying in your hospital bed is no time to realize that you should have left notes about your work in progress. Get tips you can use right now to prepare for the unexpected and make sure that your projects don’t flop when you do—today, in my How To column at

  • Keep Working Notes
  • Sort Files and Maintain Version Control
  • Keep Prominent Shortcuts

Last week I talked about the idea having a business executor who is prepared to sort through your work when you need to stop working; read more in our series about succession planning. Would someone be able to pick up your notes and finish the project you are working on? How do you prepare for succession? Leave a comment below, or join the discussion over on Facebook or Twitter.

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