Scaling Your Business - Ready to Transform Your Organisational Team Structures?
Updated: May 14, 2020
Ready to scale -up your organization and team management structure — without the usual expanding discomforts?
Be deliberate and informed when growing your organization structure. If you’re looking for proof hiring the right people and treating them fairly, is a primary factor in scaling up your business, look no further than serial entrepreneur and adventurer, Sir Richard Branson.
Branson’s founding of the Virgin Group, which has control of over 400 companies, exemplifies how the employee culture he created has led to consistent business growth, and it’s fair to say, challenges too. “If you take care of your employees, your employees will take care of your customers,” Richard Branson said in a 2017 interview appearing in an article on the Inc. website.
While some insist Branson’s can lean towards the unconventional at times, his reliance on giving his employees autonomy and flexibility does have its merits – and copied by other successful CEOs across industries.
As you scale-up your business, the importance of changing your team structure and defining job roles is paramount to your business strategy.
What worked for you as a start-up won’t support your scale-up growth aspirations — to avoid any operational mishaps, and unhappy customers here are some useful tips on areas to focus on, as your scale-up your business organization and team.
Building Your Amazing Team
A farmer doesn’t throw seed onto the ground without first cultivating and nourishing the soil.
In your case, the methodical business “soil” is your Human Resources (HR) expert, department, or person, and the seeds are the employees they will be helping you to hire to improve current performance and to invigorate the growth associated with your business strategy scale- up forecasts.
Do you currently have the expertise in-house to help you achieve the goals and objectives required for your business scaling?
If not, you will want to reach for outside assistance and consulting advisory services to ensure a smooth growth transition.