Laurie has a pretty great Cornell story, including meeting her husband, connecting with a family abroad, honing the skills she’d use for the rest of her career, and having a very unusual campus job.
And now…Laurie is the business transition sherpa.
She is also the former CEO of a $100 million revenue company that was sold to a Fortune 50. She provides Strategic Business Transition Planning (pre-M&A services) with her firm, SmallDotBig LLC. She provides a structured process for business owners to plan successful transitions of their companies. And that’s not nearly all.
She’s also an award-winning podcast host, so you know this was a very smooth episode.
Plus she wrote a book you can buy here: https://www.amazon.com/Business-Transition-Handbook-Succession-Pitfalls/dp/1959508016/ref=sr_1_1?crid=DU6B6O8TQCWA&keywords=laurie+barkman&qid=1693799340&sprefix=laurie+barkman%2Caps%2C151&sr=8-1