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Putting Financial Intelligence to Work

Growing Your Business

You’ll have many opportunities, we suspect, to put the lessons you’ve learned in this book to practical use. For an example, consider one of the biggest issues that usually concerns company owners: whether, and how fast, to try growing the business.

Many entrepreneurs misunderstand the process of growth. They assume that all they have to do is create a profitable company, and growth will take care of itself. In reality, putting your company into a growth mode should be a conscious choice. Not every business owner decides to take that route. Some prefer running tiny operations, with no more than a few people on the payroll. Others choose to limit their growth even though they have ...

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