Published: March 23, 2022

Jane Miller has a sweet tooth for success.

The former CEO of Lily’s Sweets has more than 35 years of executive experience in the food industry, including leadership positions at PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division, Heinz and Hostess, which she helped bring out of bankruptcy. Today’s she’s co-founder and CEO of Haevn, a personalized career development platform for students.

In this episode of the Leeds Business Insights podcast, Miller—a board member at Leeds—offers an insider’s perspective on building a strong startup and how to prepare it for a sale. 

“If you are very clear on what's important to you, then you can judge yourself against yourself,” Miller said on the show. “Running your own race really starts with you being very clear about what’s important to you.”

Leeds Business Insights features conversations with alumni, faculty and others in the Leeds community, who discuss current challenges in business and offer actionable takeaways to help you solve problems and advance in your career. You can find an episode summary on the Leeds website, and can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

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