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Scaled Up

Scaled Up
How this entrepreneur had to give up control to save his business
Stephen J. Bronner
At some point, you can't be the helicopter parent anymore.
Scaled Up
How a business owner learned a valuable lesson in staffing up
Stephen J. Bronner
Paige Arnof-Fenn, founder and CEO of Mavens & Moguls, struggled with the hard decision to let some early employees go.
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How this woman-owned tree service company learned that not all leads are created equal
Stephen J. Bronner
Lisa Tadewaldt has been in the business of taking care of trees for 20 years, but as her company scaled up, it faced a different issue.
Scaled Up
How one law firm learned the hard way to always plan ahead
Stephen J. Bronner
"Great. But where are we going to put them?"
Scaled Up
This entrepreneur tried to build a business across 6 time zones. Here's what happened next.
Stephen J. Bronner
Adrian Solgaard's experience with remote teams taught him some valuable lessons in communication.
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When a private flight startup hit turbulence, here's how it recovered
Stephen J. Bronner
Stratos CEO Joel Thomas reveals his strategy for scaling up his company after turbulence.
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How one startup learned that when it comes to hiring, you can't just wing it
Stephen J. Bronner
Jonathan Wasserstrum of SquareFoot shares his story.
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Why the unglamorous training video can save your growing business
Stephen J. Bronner
Starting a new job can be stressful, but it’s even worse when you’re not quite sure what you should be doing.
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How a flat management structure almost caused the collapse of this startup
Stephen J. Bronner
In this weekly series, Scaled Up, business leaders tell Inverse where their companies almost went wrong while growing, and how things got fixed.
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This startup founder learned the hard way that sometimes the easiest solution is the best solution
Stephen J. Bronner
Business leaders tell us where their companies almost went wrong while growing, and how they fixed it.