Business Growth

Growing Too Fast?

Growing Too Fast?

I’ve heard that “symptoms” of steroid use among athletes were injuries such as muscle tears, torn ligaments and tendons, etc.  Steroid use was, in fact, building significant gains in muscle; however, the gains in muscle were happening at a pace greater than the surrounding tendons and ligaments ability to “handle” the extra force being generated. We can draw some parallels when it comes to business.  For the record, steroid use is bad – but business growth is good!  Here’s the parallel though: when we are blessed to grow, we get excited because we begin to see the long awaited gains materialize.  The phone starts ringing, orders pick up, we get busier, revenue increases, and we get busier – all good stuff.  And then, little mistakes start happening.  Simple...

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