August 2018 Newsletter
Thank you for opening this email, I trust it finds you doing well and you’re enjoying this beautiful summer weather.  Hard to believe in less than 3 weeks we’ll be entering the Labor Day weekend – where has the summer gone?

Thought for the Day

Chance favors the prepared mind.” ~ Louis Pasteur

Smile for the Day

Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak. 
"Succession What?"
I recently had breakfast with a friend of mine, a businessman who owns a company with about a hundred employees.  Among the many things we talked about that morning was his desire to retire in the near future from the day to day involvement in his company.  His longer term plan is to just retain his role as the Chairman of the Board until a suitable buyer for his company could be found in a couple of years.  While he’s comfortable with the individual he recently made the president of his company, his nagging concern is that he doesn’t have enough of the right people in other key positions.  Even more nagging is the fact that he doesn’t have a development plan in place for those individuals within his company who could fill those key positions.

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Take care and enjoy the day! 

Jim McKelvey
Great Lakes Profiles, Inc.

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