Premature Scaling: Why It Kills Startups and How to Avoid It
While it may seem like growth by any means necessary is what running a startup is all about, this just isn’t true. You need to be able to scale, and you need to know what it’s going to take to keep up with growth. Many young startups get into trouble when they try to scale too early and can’t sustain the growth effort. Josiah Humphrey explains exactly what premature scaling looks like and how to avoid it.