New Book, "Passing the Torch without Getting Scorched" by Lawrence Gold Provides Valuable Insight for Succession Planning

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New book explores whether or not you are prepared for succession within your business.

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When the inevitable time comes for succession within your business, will you know what to do?

“Passing the Torch Without Getting Scorched” by Lawrence Gold is an easy-to-follow resource written for business leaders who need help when it comes to succession planning.

By focusing on real-life situations and a number of different scenarios, Gold includes experiences that he has encountered through his 40+ years of experience working with family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.

Gold covers a wide variety of topics involved with succession planning, including: the distinctions between ownership succession and management succession; differences between selling equity and giving away equity; importance of business valuations; deferred compensation and other management incentives.

“Passing the Torch Without Getting Scorched”
By Lawrence Gold
ISBN: 978-1-4918-0421-6
Retail price: $23.99 (hc)
Also available in soft cover and e-book
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About the Author
Lawrence Gold has practiced law for over 40 years. Lawrence joined Carlton Fields in 2004 when the firm opened an office in Atlanta. Lawrence typically works with family-owned or entrepreneurially owned businesses, which is where he gained his extensive experience in succession planning. Lawrence lives in Atlanta with his wife Margo. They have three children and two grandchildren, so far.


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Jonathan McAfee | 317-602-7137 | jmcafee(at)bohlsengroup(dot)com
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