Succession Stories

149: How To Have Tough Succession Conversations, Jane Hanson

Listen on

Episode notes

Succession Stories host Laurie Barkman, The Business Transition Sherpa®, welcomes Jane Hanson, a nine-time Emmy award winning correspondent. She has an amazing resume as a network co-anchor in New York, and has covered events ranging from the tragedy of 9/11 to the joy of the Yankees victory parades. She has interviewed presidents, business leaders, prisoners, and celebrities. She’s currently a much sought-after communications coach working with top-tier leaders in every field while continuing to emcee, speak and host broadcasts.

Laurie and Jane discuss how leaders have tough conversations, especially when it comes to succession. At the core of everything has got to be respect. Whatever the conversation is, you need to prepare carefully. You also have to make sure that your decision is absolute, there can't be any wavering.

Also hear Jane’s take on the HBO show, Succession, and how she’d advise the sibling rivals if she could.

Enjoy this Succession Stories episode on how to have tough succession conversations with Jane Hanson.

Find Jane Here:


❤️ Show us the love:  Submit a review for "Succession Stories" on Apple Podcasts or Spotify


My Links:

🌐 Website:

⏰️ Meet With Laurie:

📘 Book: "The Business Transition Handbook: How to Avoid Succession Pitfalls and Create Valuable Exit Options"

🎙 Podcast:

🎥 YouTube:

😎 Instagram:

✖️ Twitter:

😺 TikTok:



Get a free PDF copy of "The Business Transition Handbook" by author Laurie Barkman:

OR text TRANSITION to +1-762-320-2826



"Endgame Entrepreneurship: Build With The Exit In Mind"

Join the waitlist: