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Succession planning is often not something entrepreneurs consider until it’s usually too late. As your business grows and evolves, you may one day be faced with the reality that you have to let your business go or transition it to new leadership. In this week’s episode of The Go-To, we dive into the importance, and necessity, of forward thinking with Victoria Sopik, Co-Founder and CEO of Kids & Company. Then, Amelia Warren, CEO of Epicure, shares what happened when she unexpectedly found herself in a leadership role and what she did to support herself. This episode will have you contemplating what your future will look like, and encourage you to start planning it.

In this episode:

-Victoria Sopik shares how she has planned for her succession since the beginning
-Discover how important knowing your culture is when it comes to leaving your legacy
-Amelia Warren reveals how she felt about being thrown into a CEO role and the challenge of following in her mother’s footsteps
-Learn how Amelia adjusted her way of thinking to truly own her role as CEO

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The Go-To: Episode 11

Business Succession: It Starts from Day One with Victoria Sopik and Amelia Warren

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