Meeting the Leadership Transition Challenge with Jane Halford

Posted by on June 30, 2016

In this episode of The Other 99% Steve talks with Jane Halford from Bolt Transition

Meeting the Leadership Transition Challenge


Jane has a long career as a leader and now chooses to help create better leaders.  40% of all leadership  transitions fail within the first 18 months.  This is an alarming statistic and  Jane dives into the challenges facing leadership transition and what organizations can do to bring this fail rate down.  

Jane describes herself and a “recovering accountant” a humble description of the great work she is pursuing.


Hosted by Steve Whittington, this podcast is dedicated to exploring tips, strategies and training for creating success as a small to medium enterprise.

Steve Whittington is President of Roadmap Agency Inc. He has also served for over a decade as a member of the Executive Team of Flaman Group of Companies an award-winning organization and has over 25 years of executive experience. Steve’s current board work includes serving as; President of Glenora Child Care Society; and Co-Chair of the Marketing Program Advisory Committee for NAIT’s JR Shaw School of Business. Previous notable board work included, Chair of the board for Flaman Fitness Canada, a national retailer, a Director for a meal prep internet Startup Mealife and Chair of Lethbridge Housing authority, the third-largest Social housing NGO in Alberta.

Academically, Steve was an instructor of Project Management at Lethbridge College for seven years. Steve holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree; he is a Certified Sales Professional (CSP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Marketing Specialist (CMS) and (CCXP) Certified Customer Experience Professional.

Steve’s first book Thriving in the Customer Age – 8 Key Metrics to Transform your Business Results teaches about the customer journey and provides a guiding framework spanning all stages of the customer experience. The book explains how every metric impacts an organization and how leaders can best utilize each metric to provide a stellar customer experience. Everyone knows the customer is the most important part of a business. This book provides the tools to improve an organization’s customer experience and drastically transform business results.

Recently Steve’s Blog has been profiled as one of the Top 75 Customer Experience blogs

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