Making the shift from a micro-business to a small business is a big call.
- “Year one was exciting and with a few early sales, things were looking good. Then the GFC hit, so years two and three were very difficult.” (Smith & Sons Renovations and Extensions)
- “The company was growing at a fast pace. Lots of changes were required to constantly keep up with the growth, such as information technology, infrastructure, staffing and management systems.” (okme.com.au)
- “The first two years made sense to me. I am very comfortable with growth, challenge and the hard slog. Year three has a number of challenges but perhaps the greatest is shifting from a perpetual growth phase to ‘business as usual’.” (Stealth Recruitment)
- “Finding the right people to grow the business with was a major challenge.” (Virtunet)
- “Needing to hire more staff, introduce better processes, all while still providing the highest level of customer service has been challenging. The growth spurt has proven challenging because we need to act to be able to accommodate it.” (eljo.com.au)