For some, growth is a gradual process made of months and years of connections, leads, new programs, and changes.
For others growth is a fast process, made of one pheonomenon that sparks large interest in a small period of time.
Neither is easy – both can be difficult routes to travel, and neither is more admirable than another. They’re different routes, but when done well, they can lead to great, successful businesses.
In the case of large growth in a short period of time, it’s important to consider the possibility of what could go wrong before you even know it. Things could get out of hand faster than you can blink. The ability to handle change and adapt quickly is heavily dependent on systems – having a plan in place to handle the growth and execute with high levels of customer service.
What kind of plans do you have in place? What would you do if you suddenly were twice as busy? Do you think you could handle it?