7 Ways to Prepare for Growth Spurts

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Amp Up Hiring

Growth is a blessing but it can also be stressful when deciding how much additional help you’ll need to manage that growth. The right balance can be tricky. One consideration may be to hire ahead of the need. SCORE, which provides free online and face-to-face business counseling, mentoring, training, business, and advice for small businesses, recommends hiring a chief operating officer and/or chief financial officer if you’re growing fast—even if only on a part-time or consulting basis.