Readers of this blog know that although the Founder’s Mentality is a great strength for any company, the founder himself or herself can sometimes be a weakness, especially as the company is seeking to scale. This week, The Wall Street Journal’s Experts Blog ran my blog on “Three common mistakes entrepreneurs make when starting to expand,” which details four common traits of the westward wind we refer to as “unscalable founder.” I hope you enjoy it and will consider sharing it if it resonates within your company.
Here are some additional blogs that have recently appeared in The Wall Street Journal’s Experts Blog that you may find useful:
- Why Companies Need Strong ‘Lines in the Sand’
- Founders Need to Get Up From Their Desks
- Why You Should Ask New Employees What Most Shocks Them
- Why Young Firms Need Monday Morning Fights
- Why Startups Should Hire the Big Company Black Sheep
If there are other topics you would like to see me address in the Experts Blog, please leave me a comment below and I’ll do my best to address them.