Are your processes and systems ready?
Are your employees ready?
Are your family members ready?
Are you SuccessionReady?
What we do
You started your business with passion, purpose, and planning — let’s keep that going.
SuccessionReady combines extensive experience in strategy formulation & implementation, executive coaching, process design, and business development to help you, as the founder of your business, develop a roadmap for the future.
We offer a simple, effective, and real-world approach to create a tailored Succession Plan for your business – working in partnership with you, your employees, your professional service providers, and your family. We guide you through the process of creating a Succession Plan that aligns with your values and your goals and ensures you and your team are prepared for the next steps.
This actionable Succession Plan takes into account the processes, people, leadership, and sustainability considerations that need to be in place to ensure your business — and your legacy – endures.
James Grieve has a passion for helping founder-lead and emerging businesses build, thrive, and grow. For over 20 years, he has worked closely with business owners to design and develop strategies and systems that create value and make a positive and sustainable difference in the lives of business owners, their employees, and their customers.
James is a Certified Management Consultant (Canadian Association of Management Consultants) with a can-do approach to business, and brings a creative and customer-first approach to working with clients. He is also a Certified Exit Planning Advisor ,(Exit Planning Institute), Certified Customer Experience Professional (Customer Experience Professionals Association), Certified Sales Professional (Canadian Professional Sales Association),and a Professional Farm Advisor (Canadian Association of Farm Advisors).. He also holds an ISO 20700:2017 certification for management consultancy services. He has an BCom in Entrepreneurial Management, an MBA, and Graduate Certificate in Organization Design and Development from Royal Roads University, and a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Circular Economy from Cambridge University.
Ashka Wirk grew up working in her family’s business, is a seasoned private sector CEO, and has helped leaders, teams, and organizations of all types to set their North Star, engage their key stakeholders, and map a clear path forward for nearly 20 years.
Ashka Wirk brings a unique blend of consulting, coaching, and facilitation expertise. She is a Certified Management Consultant (Canadian Association of Management Consultants), experienced facilitator, and Certified Executive Coach (International Coaching Federation). She has a BSc in biology from UBC and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Lorne is an expert management consultant with over 35 years of experience in strategic planning, program and project management, and all aspects of business transformation. Lorne volunteered his skills to support many small business entrepreneurs through the significant challenges caused by COVID; this was important to ensure the financial viability of businesses in his community. As a digital adoption advisor, Lorne and his company provide clients with powerful technology-adoption solutions to solve their key business challenges. Lorne was Lead for the team that won the 2022 Constantinus Gold Medal for the best Management Consulting Project in the world.
Lorne is a Fellow Certified Management Consultant (Canadian Association of Management Consultants), is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and has a Bachelor of Science from Brandon University.
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