Every successful small business is expected to get bigger, and many of the most successful can easily scale up. But what if your business is based around new decisions and new work? What if it can change based on the insight and passion of a few talented people? If that sounds like your business, you may want to consider dumbing down your strategy in order to help your business grow. Standardizing your business practices will allow you to hire people whose passion isn’t quite as fiery as yours – an essential evil if you hope to grow your business.
Find out more about the pros and cons of this strategy here: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2014/10/dumb-down-and-scale-up.html