Jan 15, 2022

Innovation, Growth and Selling the Family Business – Laurie Barkman on The Connected Generation Podcast

Family Business Transition

Laurie Barkman joins host Nike Anani on The Connected Generation on Episode 100.

Laurie discusses how as a “business transition sherpa” she advises business owners on having more valuable, sellable businesses.

We had a layered conversation on innovation, growth and selling the family business. Laurie comes with an invaluable perspective, as former CEO of a $100m revenue company that exited to a Fortune 500 Company. Also, today she’s an adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, and she shared so much of her knowledge on the episode.

Play the episode on The Connected Generation website or in your favorite podcast player.

(This post was originally shared on Nike Anani’s website)

About Laurie Barkman

Laurie Barkman is a “business transition sherpa.” With her firm, SmallDotBig, she advises owners on having more valuable, sellable businesses. And as a Partner with Stony Hill Advisors, a mergers and acquisitions firm, she guides them through the complex process of letting it go. Laurie is the former CEO of a $100 million revenue company with an exit to a Fortune 50 company. With more than 25 years of C-Suite and award-winning marketing expertise, she provides actionable perspectives to drive sustainable value. Engaging audiences across the US, Laurie is an Adjunct Professor of ntrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University, leads executive workshops with Vistage, and hosts a weekly podcast called Succession Stories. Laurie earned her MBA from Carnegie Mellon and BS from Cornell University. She is a Certified Value Builder Advisor and has a Certificate from the Exit Planning Institute.

To get hold of Laurie, you may connect with her on – LinkedIn here, Twitter – @LaurieBarkman, Facebook- @SmallDotBig and on her website https://thebusinesstransitionsherpa.com/

About The Connected Generation with Nike Anani

The Connected Generation Podcast is hosted by Nike Anani for NextGen family business leaders. Join Nike as she talks about everything concerning you as a NextGen – from family, leadership, life transitions, working with siblings, raising the NextNextGen, navigating uncertain times, and emotional wellness. All things concerning NextGen to help you to become the best possible leader. To learn more, visit her website at nikeanani.com.

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