If you are thinking about what to do about an associate, a successor for your business, or a transition plan that may take effect this year or years hence, this is the book for you to red, absorb, digest, and act upon.
In this, his first book, he does not disappoint. It is packed with analogies, examples, stories, real-life experiences, and philosophical gems that invite the ready to reflect upon what they have done, are doing, and may end up with at the conclusion of their business journey.
Donald does not sugar coat what is required to accurately assess what needs to be done. He leads the reader step-by-step as what is necessary to end well. The process he describes over the various chapters is easy to absorb yet packs a punch with truth everyone needs to hear, regardless of where they are in their journey.
If you are a business owner, particularly in the world of financial services, or are planning on buying a business book in the coming year, I encourage you to take the time to heed these principles, as someday you will end your journey — hopefully, with the beginning in mind.