Making the Leap: Navigating the Transition from Employee to Small Business Owner
Paul Brashier spent 23 years as an executive in finance and accounting, but two years ago he decided to pursue a long-held dream to own his own business. He and his wife, Kathryn, acquired Snellingâs Huntsville-based franchise which specializes in executive search and employment solutions. Transitioning from a career as an employee to owner brings both excitement and challenges. From the fun: setting strategy, identifying growth opportunities, devising a marketing plan, celebrating wins, and managing a diverse team. To the more demanding: Building an infrastructure, managing costs, working with the former owner, and developing incentive plans. Paul was accustomed to wearing many hats from his prior roles, but owning and managing a business required him to take that talent to a whole new level. To Learn more Tune into The Business Edge.