Chapter 3

Cultivating a Growing Business

IN THIS CHAPTER

Bullet Defining the evolution of a business

Bullet Addressing matters in human resources

Bullet Handling time-management concerns

Bullet Pairing the right management tools with your growing business

Bullet Finding solutions for business problems

Bullet Making the transition from entrepreneur to manager

Given the choice, most small-business owners would prefer that their companies grow rather than not grow, stagnate, or even fail. After all, growth is the American way — not to mention it’s also one of the typical entrepreneur’s primary motivators.

This chapter is for you if your business is presently on a growth track or (you hope) soon will be. It provides you with insights into what awaits you on your journey, along with tips on how to survive the trip and prosper as you go. However, be aware that growth — especially that of the consistent and relentless variety — ...

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