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Are you wondering how to keep the “entrepreneurial fire” going as your company grows larger?
Successfully transforming from an entrepreneurial business to a middle market company, and on to a large company is a leadership challenge often filled with “growing pains.” How can you add people, processes, and systems that can keep you even more responsive and innovative than when your company was a smaller entrepreneurial business?
This week we’re sharing a few of the most critical lessons we’ve learned on this issue from our own consulting experiences and from CEOs who have successfully made this transformation.
- The #1 secret for keeping your organization on the entrepreneurial track as you grow
- The most often overlooked and/or underestimated aspects of culture that impact staying entrepreneurial
- Three steps to overcome “growing pains” and stay responsive and innovative
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Pamela S. Harper is founding partner and CEO of Business Advancement Inc. She is an internationally recognized expert on business performance, an acclaimed author, and a professional speaker. She is author of the Critically acclaimed book, Preventing Strategic Gridlock®: Leading Over, Under & Around Organizational Jams to Achieve High Performance Results
D. Scott Harper, Ph.D., is Sr. Partner with Business Advancement Inc. He is an internationally recognized innovation expert with a unique ability to blend technical and business insights. With a commitment to innovation, Scott has helped clients overcome “organizational inertia,” enabling them to become faster and more effective, gaining millions in top and bottom line growth.
Resources for This Episode
- Download the list of 8 Aspects of Corporate Culture Impacting Business Performance, from Pamela Harper’s book, Preventing Strategic Gridlock
- About Preventing Strategic Gridlock by Pamela S. Harper
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