LEADER DEPARTING captures slices of accumulated “knowledge and wisdom” specific to the contributor’s role. Questions address things that others, even colleagues, might not understand about the role and what’s involved in the work. Insights on leading—a team, a department, a site or the entire organization. They prompt notes on the leader’s “sense” of how coming changes will likely impact the role and the organization.
Use this tool as a guide for productive conversations with a successor, or to brief staff staying on as part of a well-planned offboarding process.