How does simplicity, synergy and scale drive your startup’s growth impetus?
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to walk from here?” The Cheshire cat responded. “You’re sure to get somewhere if you walk long enough.” – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
These are uncertain times. Many startups are struggling to find the right balance between caution and optimism, yet the more volatile the environment, the greater balance is needed to keep options open.
So, to help Alice, what are the steps to consider for this simplicity-synergy-scale approach to give your startup a growth impetus?
1. Focus on what you want to be – not what you are
2. Make sure you’re ready and prepared for growth
3. Build a great team
4. Identify your barriers to growth
5. Try to predict the future
Look closely at the present you are constructing – it should look like the future you are dreaming of. Yet, recall what the Cheshire cat said to Alice: “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”
Great insights Ian Brookes FRSA