Resources to assist you
navigate Succession
and the Second Ascent

Welcome to a treasure trove of valuable insights and knowledge on the intricate path of succession and the second ascent. In this resource hub, Glenn A. Williams generously shares his extensive expertise to empower you and your organization.

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Succession
Dialogues:
Case
Studies, Stories
& Interviews

Succession
Dialogues:
Case
Studies, Stories
& Interviews

When a publically listed Australian Property Development company was preparing for a dual handover (of its founder / Chairman after 20 years as well as its CEO), the new successor faced the challenge of his career. Enrolling in a Professional Partnership Program helped him solidify, organize and leverage his experience and knowledge to create a clear vision and strategic pathway, architecting the Company’s revolution.

The Founder’s Encore Show:
Stories of Success, Succession
and the Second Ascent

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The Founder’s Encore is your gateway to inspiring stories of success, succession, and remarkable encores. Join Glenn A. Williams as he interviews accomplished leaders, global thinkers, entrepreneurs, and innovators on their journeys of change, adaptability, and enduring legacy.

Trusted By

Glenn helped me make a successful career transition from football to basketball after I accepted my first CEO appointment, orienting me to the role so the board and I could develop a winning strategy.
Graeme Allen
CEO, Dandenong Basketball Association
Glenn was of enormous assistance. We worked together in a very laid-back fashion, meeting for coffee or lunch once per week. I was able to ride the changes, stay relaxed and keep my sense of humor.
Bob Pound
Managing Director, RJ Pound Services
Glenn helped me clarify my vision, design a strategy and formulate a plan to make progress. This included internationalizing our business, which inspired me to relocate myself to live in the USA.
Sarah Findlay
Founder, Dawn til Dusk
I’ve participated in other programs for CEOs and directors. Nothing addressed my needs in a fast-track, personalized way like working with Glenn. A must for anyone wanting more out of life and business.
Paul Wheelton OAM
Chair, The Wheelton Group
Read the stories of our trusted clients who have navigated complex growth, succession and structural transformation with expert stewardship by Glenn A. Williams.
Prior to meeting Glenn, I lacked clarity in relation to my future aspirations. A truly inspirational program resulting in the clarity to confidently and actively plan my future pathway forward.
Angela Young
CEO, Strauman
Time with Glenn is a break from focusing on other people, to better understand myself and develop insights. Cultivating vision. Reflecting on progress. Invaluable for regularly recharging my batteries.
Peter Cleary
Founder & Managing Director, Zinc Group
Thank you from the bottom of my heart Glenn. You believed in my abilities. You got me to focus on the business in a way I was made to believe I couldn’t. As a result, we’ve won several industry awards.
Louise Ward
Director, Yarra Valley Estate & Edible Forest Yarra Valley
Glenn helped me successfully navigate the dual succession of both the Founder/Chairman plus the outgoing CEO of a 20 years old ASX listed business to make a successful transition into the CEO role.
Matthew Chun
CEO, Becton Ltd

Let Glenn help guide your journey

The Succession Pathway

Glenn A. Williams has authored the guide to business transition called “The Succession Pathway” for founder-led businesses and non-founder-led businesses. Whether you are currently experiencing the complexities of steering your empire through succession or contemplating a succession transition in the coming years, “The Succession Pathway” will prudently orient you to this critical leadership challenge.

Glenn’s experience as the world-class succession advisor for over three decades means he has personally traversed almost every opportunity and challenge a founder, successor, business, board, shareholder and leadership team can face.

He has captured his most critically essential thinking in this clear, concise and effective guide.

“Working with Glenn is like having someone who can fly alongside me and drag me up from 10,000 feet to 50,000 feet. I relish Glenn’s capacity to work across the spectrum of short-term tactics to longer-term strategy development.”

James Horne
CEO, Balance Internet

Consulting &
Advisory

Glenn A. Williams specializes in guiding organizations and leaders through the critical junctures of succession, rapid growth, and structural transformation. Through his consulting firm nLIVEn, Glenn brings unparalleled expertise, proven strategies, as well as a forward-thinking approach to empower leadership teams, boards and founders on their journey to enduring success.

Speaking &
Media

Glenn’s influence reaches far beyond the boardroom. He is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker, media commentator and futurist. His unique insights into leadership, succession, change and business combined with his ability to teach powerful concepts with clarity plus precision make him a popular sage for audiences globally.

The Founder’s
Encore Show

Glenn interviews accomplished leaders, global thinkers, entrepreneurs, innovators, the wise for his new show, The Founder’s Encore launching Q1 2024. On the show, Glenn digs deep into the stories of success, succession along with what comes after the baton changes hands – exploring change, adaptability, the truth of success and the second ascent.

“Glenn has a unique ability to actively listen and absorb key information and to then reflect on this and find the best way forward to the issues or opportunities articulated. He always seems to find a great pathway forward from any situation that is described to him. There is also a quiet confidence that Glenn has that I have observed seems to reliably bring out the best in people that he works with.”

Paul Heubner
CEO, Pentarch Forestry

The Succession Pathway​

Download Glenn A. Williams’ e-book “The Succession Pathway​” to guide you through the complexities of succession planning.