Process can be a source of innovation, reduce friction and accelerate growth. Don't let it become an industry in its own right. Look beyond the obvious.
Simon is a consultant working founders, leaders and investors to scale sustainably brilliant businesses.
Chefs use mise en place to reduce future complexity. Founders and leaders in scaling businesses can do the same.
Two cognitive biases affect how we understand issues and take decisions. Take better decisions by minimising them.
As businesses grow, what they need from leaders changes. Separating personal and business needs when thinking about this is hard, but important.
A culture of accountability is powerful in creating scale in business, but is hard to achieve in practice.
Every business has a pace it can sustain indefinitely. Leaders need to find that pace and intentionally influence it as the business grows.