Result Blog
Mahesh Kumar, CEO Result
2017.11.30 - 2 min read
Scale-up Wisdom in Store at MakeSpace
a storage company backed by surprisingly strong tech
Article from Medium's 'Both Sides of the Table' Blog. Read the whole thing here.
Building the best possible team and not hurrying into a more international approach helped MakeSpace make sense of their growth. Great systemisation and documentation helped them nail the right culture and process fit when entering new markets.
Read our highlights below:
>> Complement, not compliment
The best CEOs know their strengths, and recruit trusted teams who back them up.
>> Be the team builder
Allocating resources, delegating decisions, maintaining accountability? That's you.
>> Built-in scalability from the start
Stay adaptable and build processes designed to withstand scalability.
>> Follow the numbers
Don't allow your vision to eclipse hard data. Stay focused on where the value really is.
>> Systemise with the right CFO
An operationally-focused CFO can feed rock solid economics to your decision-making.
>> Stay true to process
Scaling up and implementing processes may leave some employees bewildered. Stick with it.
>> Efficient scaling with a marketing playbook
Get a culture lock on teams in new territories by having well-documented processes.
>> Get into new markets at your own pace
Don't be tricked into following competitors into new territories. Profitability first, then expansion.
For the full article, read here.

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