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Rochelle Clarke, Founder of Succession Strength on Franchise Interviews

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Is your business prepared if an accident or illness sidelines you or a key employee? How do you prioritize that when you’re managing the day-to-day? Many people depend on your business, so it’s crucial to protect business value by preparing for unexpected disruptions that can happen in the short term. With an easy-to-follow Business Continuity Plan in place for unplanned events, you’ll be ready. We have a great show today.

We are meeting with Rochelle Clarke.  Rochelle is the Founder of Succession Strength, Inc – a company that helps business owners protect their operations and transition them smoothly from owner to heir. She is the author of the 5 Critical Succession Conversations: A Comprehensive Guide for The Family Business. Rochelle is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and has worked with businesses of all sizes, including Fortune 500 companies. Contact Succession Strength info@SuccessionStrength.com for a consultation. Rochelle discusses the following questions:

  1. You’re from Succession Strength. Tell us a little about what you do.
  2. Why is business continuity planning relevant for franchisees?
  3. Can you describe the history of ContinuityStrength?
  4. How has technology played a role in your business?
  5. We’re living through the effects of a pandemic. This disruption isn’t normal. What other disruptions should franchisees be aware of?
  6. Could you give us some interesting examples of businesses that have put a plan in place?
  7. What are the characteristics of businesses that use the online ContinuityStrength platform to create their own business continuity plans instead of going to an advisor?
  8. What types of things are included in a ContinuityStrength plan?
  9. What advice would you give to aspiring and current franchise owners?

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