Jun 12, 2023

Insights from The Business Transition Sherpa, The Real Business Podcast

In this episode, MassMutual‘s Brian Trzcinski welcomes Laurie Barkman, aka “The Business Transition Sherpa” to discuss some key topics from her book The Business Transition Handbook. Hear Brian and Laurie discuss why business owners view “transition” as a negative term and how an owner’s mindset about transition–both positive and negative–can impact their business’s value, transferability, and future success.

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The Business Transition Handbook

The Business Transition Handbook

Preparing owners to navigate the emotional and practical nature of the transition process so you can exit on your terms and avoid succession regrets.

“A game changer to help you win in your exit and in life.”

 

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