Insist that your top leaders get actively involved in developing middle managers—and not just delegate the job to others. At Kemp Technologies, a Manhattan-based firm with $30 million in revenue in 2014, each of the six members of the executive team mentors a few up-and-coming managers for one hour a month. Cultivating this talent pipeline keeps Kemp attractive to potential acquirers. “What they tend to look at is the second layer of leadership,” says CEO Ray Downes.
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