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My 5 Biggest Startup Scaling Secrets

It’s not clickbait if you deliver…

1. Don’t Just Solve Problems, Build Machines That Prevent Them

2. Your Heroes Will Become Cowboys

Startups run on acts of individual heroism required to overcome acute problems. Real businesses run on systems designed to prevent problems from ever becoming acute.

3. Variability is the Natural Enemy of Scalability

What would break if revenue doubled tomorrow?

4. Clarity Begets Brevity, and Brevity Enables Speed

The businesses that scale are those with real clarity on a handful of truly important goals they’re focused on now.

5. Values Are Only Valuable If They Help People Make Decisions



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Mike Troiano

Storyteller. Consiglieri. Lyrical gangsta. Partner, G20 Ventures, thoughts here are my own. https://nf.td/miketrap