Episode 14: From Greeting Cards to Consulting: Tobey Wyatt’s Journey to Starting Her Own Fractional Operations Firm

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In the 14th episode of Talkin’ Talent, Sam sits down with Tobey Wyatt, founder of Motherlode Consulting, as she shares how her unique career journey led her to offering “ops in a box” business operations services to support CEOs and leadership teams. Her trial-and-error approach, from starting a greeting card company as a child, to obtaining a degree as a high school math teacher, helped her uncover her passion for mentorship and helping others succeed in business. Unable to find a teaching job, she pivoted into business operations roles at several companies before starting Motherlode in 2021. Through her diverse professional experiences, Tobey recognized a need to help companies with 50 to 200 employees with operations, human resources, change management and scaling.

This episode covers:

  • Key milestones in Tobey’s career and how she transformed challenges into opportunities
  • Operational and talent challenges small and medium-sized companies may face as they scale
  • Indicators businesses may benefit from operational consulting
  • How fractional operational expertise can help CEOs reimagine human resources, implement organizational changes and handle transitions

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