It doesn’t matter if you’re a startup, a 10-20 people firm, or if you just have a plan on a paper. If you run your organization in a way that promotes business growth and scalability, you are bound to succeed.
There’s lot of talk these days about how we should ‘set ourselves up for failure’. This ignores the fact that whether it’s self-limiting values, irrational behavior, or an unwillingness to do what it takes, failure waits around each corner anyway.
An interesting study by Forbes reveals the five key things that successful entrepreneurs do to scale small companies into large ones that include: Think Big and Be Bold; Build a Public Profile; Work on the Business rather than In It; Establish Key Advisory Networks and Evaluate Financing and Expansion.
Success, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious decision. Launching a scale-up is a conscious decision. Scale-up can be taught through an actionable program.