Sarah Michelle

Sarah Michelle is an innovative, solution oriented leader, entrepreneur, author and speaker. She is driven by a passion for the advancement of individuals, businesses, organizations, and communities to fulfill their purpose and execute their vision.

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  • About Succession Management

    The success of an organization depends on the continued quality of its leadership, which is why most CEOs and boards consider succession planning a top priority. Even when a company has strong talent in its leadership pipeline, it may not have the right people to fill executive roles or keen insights into the best candidates for key positions.

  • The SMS Approach

    Sarah Michelle Speaks (SMS) helps boards and executive management conduct a thorough audit of the current leadership team and potential future successors. Our depth of research and experience with leaders at the highest levels help define the requirements of key enterprise jobs and the best candidates for them.

    Rigorous executive assessments reveal how potential successors stack up. Then SMS executive coaching, development planning, and transition support move the right people quickly and seamlessly into their new roles.

  • Our Results

    Sarah Michelle Speaks (SMS) succession planning consulting goes beyond a robust talent review process and a focus on the next people in line to explore future business challenges and emerging leadership role requirements.

    Our development initiatives uncover potential candidates’ fit for the top spots. We evaluate both sides of the equation to ensure a smooth transition of the right people into the right roles.