A USEFUL business roadmap – 6 steps to keep agile teams focused!

Some decades ago lots of energy was invested in making business plans. Big corporations even made long-range plans trying to determine likely business outcomes 3 to 5 years into the future.

Today we know that this does not work anymore. The fast-moving and fragmented market with unexpected events occurring ever so often, make detailed plans obsolete in no time. With teams that may be spread across continents and subject to constantly shifting customer demands the urgency to adjust their work instantly is overwhelming. This makes planning a challenge.

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If you want to go fast – go alone. If you want to go far – go together!

Discussion on the African proverb and why it’s applicable and crucial for most entrepreneurs.

Most entrepreneurs did not start their business because they wanted to lead people and teams. They came up with a solution to a problem, created a product. They had a burning desire to change an industry and conquer a market. Resilient entrepreneurs know their business and work relentlessly.
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Founders challenge to prioritize – 6 steps for a better balancing act!

Balancing priorities of long, mid, and short term is the main challenge when scaling your business. All businesses have a shortage of time, money, and resources. Funding does not necessarily solve this, as it tends to turn into tougher goals. Raising tens or hundreds of millions means you need to spend that money even more wisely with higher expectations from shareholders.
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Discussion with our ‘Scaling Cop’ Maria

What does scaling mean exactly?
Scaling means expanding your business in different ways whilst repeating a proven pattern of success with sustainable KPIs. This should not be mixed up with just growing your revenues at any cost.

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