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Robert Cannada on leadership succession

In 1944, a Life magazine photo captured the way you don’t want to transition out as a leader. In the photo, two National Guardsmen were carrying Sewell Avery, then CEO of Montgomery Ward, in his executive chair as they physically remove him from his office. Avery was a staunch opponent of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, and when Avery ...

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