Startups can often be summed up in two words: overcommitted and understaffed. Even after you find your footing, things rarely change. After all, the moment your business starts to realize its potential, goals grow in significance and pressure mounts in response.
Naturally, you start to scale. You hire additional staff, move offices, and market like crazy. But this isn’t the answer. In fact, Startup Genome found that 70 percent of startups scale prematurely, which may be why 90 percent of startups fail.
What you should be looking at is your approach. A shift to a more agile mindset can enable your startup to get more done, and the reason comes down to one of its main tenets: collaboration, not silos. Agile teams have multiple stakeholders who work together on projects in real time. No one is left waiting for something to move through a chain of contributors. Approvals are made on the spot. Read the full article here.Topics: Content, Testing & Optimization, Training and Education