Why Growing Small Firms Is So Painful

Getting your company off the ground to a sustainable place should be the hardest part of starting a company, right? That’s what many think, and yet the growing pains and problems that occur within larger organizations go unaddressed until it’s too late. Rick was a recent guest on XeniumHR's Human Resources for Small Business podcast hosted by Brandon Laws and they discuss the common issues companies experience when they grow from 10 employees to 20 employees and beyond, and how they can lay the groundwork for a successful organization – no matter its ultimate size.

     2 employees =1 relationship                  5 employees =10 relationships         12 employees=66 relationships Metcalf's Law illustrating the growth of individual relationships in a growing firm is logarithmic                               

     2 employees =1 relationship                  5 employees =10 relationships         12 employees=66 relationships

Metcalf's Law illustrating the growth of individual relationships in a growing firm is logarithmic                               


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