Aug 15, 2023

When’s a Good Time to Think About Succession, Laurie Barkman on Building HVAC Science Podcast

This episode should be helpful to business owners. However, anyone working in a business should find it interesting to know more about one of the topics on the mind of many business owners: business succession planning.

After walking the walk of leading a $100M family-owned business through their transition, Laurie is now a guide to business owners providing a structured process to plan successful transitions of their companies.

Laurie’s journey and expertise serve as a beacon of guidance, illuminating a path towards effectively planning and executing seamless transitions in the dynamic realm of business.

Laurie hosts a podcast, Succession Stories, has written a book: The Business Transition Handbook and is an adjunct professor of Entrepreneurship at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

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