When I brought on Geben’s first employees—a tiny team gathered around my dining room table—everything was new. Every process had to be created for the first time. We had to figure things out as we went along. Sometimes, it felt a little like that saying … the blind leading the blind. Being involved in a […]
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Managing Business Growth: How Fast is Too Fast?
This summer, Buffer CEO Joel Gascoigne offered an honest assessment of decisions made in the midst of business growth. Having over-anticipated their upcoming revenue, the Buffer team grew too quickly, resulting in a tough round of layoffs for the team. As a business owner, I can’t help feeling for Joel and his entire team. Figuring out […]