After 25 years of being #1 on the Daytime Talk Show scene, Oprah Winfrey decided to call it quits to start her own network called OWN. Some people have hailed this as brillant, strategic and visionary while others have said why end her show when she had a “good thing going.”
As leaders transition in their careers, they often find themselves wanting to take on bigger and better projects. Do some research on this topic. Also, state your opinion regarding Oprah’s decision to leave her show and start a network. Do you think it was a smart business move? Will it be profitable? Will her fans follower her? What are the risks involved? Opportunities?