047 – How do I know that my Successor is Qualified?
This question came from Shane who lives in Chesterfield, VA.
The first thing to establish is how we define “qualified”. Does qualified mean “as good as you”, or that he is “good enough to handle the role, and has the potential to succeed in it”? The latter question is more relevant, as if he is already as good, than maybe he should be promoted over your head. (Just kidding. Sort of.)
The second question is whether you are ready to move on, so that it’s worth replacing you at that stage? Is