Scaling from Founder to CEO
Scaling up is one of the trickiest growth phases that a start-up will face. But what does it mean for the founder / CEO ?
Just consider this scenario: You wake up enthusiastic and optimistic about the future having survived the last year raising money and on-boarding customers. You feel great and are ready to take on the next stage of your journey, scaling up. Many entrepreneurs have had this feeling but have ended up with mixed results. Scaling is hard to do, which is why many founder's and companies fail.
To scale, you need clients, but to ‘blitz-scale’ you need networks of clients. Clients are the lifeblood of any scaling company and are the true validation of the founder’s idea. They provide the necessary stresses on both the founder and the business; starting the maturing process...