The Heretic Logo


The Heretic is a free dispatch delivering insights into what it takes to lead into & in the unknown. For entrepreneurs, corporate irritants and change makers. Raw, unfiltered and opinionated.

be radical.

Apr 2nd, 2015 Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn

Scaling The Mountain

The other day one of our fellow Heretics asked me to give some pointers about the right time to scale your organization.

It’s an interesting question — as I believe that a lot of us obsess over the idea of scaling and thus put their organizations at great risk: Premature scaling is the number one cause for startups to fail.

To be honest: I wouldn’t worry about scaling at all but focus all my energy and attention on nailing my offering. Once you have truly nailed it (and only then) are you ready to scale. The interesting part: When this happens you will just know. Scaling will come naturally.

Until then: Obsess about getting your product or service right. Iron out all the kinks and make your customers deliriously happy.

1,290 Posts and Counting.
Don't miss the next post. Sign up now!