"Getting Out of The Way Without Going Away" w/Dick Wittman

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By Tracy Brunet and Farm Marketer. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this week’s episode, Tracy speaks with Dick Wittman about how to “Get out of the way, Without Going Away.” Are you a farm founder looking to retire and not sure how? Or maybe you are the upcoming farm generation hoping to transition into farm ownership? If so, this episode is for you. Tracy and Dick chat about:

  • Why farm families need to be having these conversations, and developing a plan, to help the founding generation successfully transition out of the role of main operator.
  • Dick talks about the main key being a strong “foundation of successful transition.”
  • He shares strategies for transitioning key roles in the business… mainly the CEO.
  • They chat about some of Dick’s lessons, including successes, regrets, and resolutions.
  • To wrap the episode up, Tracy asks Dick to share some final words of wisdom on why it’s so important to be intentional and have a plan to help guide the exiting generation.

If farm transition is on the horizon for your farm, no matter what your age, this episode is for you. Make sure to tune in…

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