Most startups launch as solo businesses or with a very small staff. The environment is family-like, with employees who know each other well and understand what makes their fellow team members tick. When companies take off and find success on a larger stage, it becomes necessary to add to the team, sometimes significantly in a short period of time.
When a company is facing growth challenges, that is a positive development, but it’s crucial to handle the expansion correctly. Many entrepreneurs struggle with the prospect of adding “the right” talent, mindful of the fact that while they need to expand the team beyond the immediate circle, they’ve created a business culture that works and must be protected. (Read the full article by Jason).