Starting a company is thrilling and terrifying all at once. I can only describe it as “energizing stress.” I’ve started and helped start five companies in my career, each one having similarities to those before it. One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned is that it’s absolutely vital to know how and when to scale. Scale too early and you will likely fail. Scale too late and you’ll miss an opportunity. Want to learn how to do it well? Read on.
1. Start Small – Do Things That Don’t Scale
2. The Aha Moment
3. React Correctly
4. And Then… Pause
(Via Huffington Post)