Many companies eventually face a predictable crisis that we call stall-out: The growth engine that powered them to success stops working. The cause is rarely external; it is almost always the result of internal complexity. But three elements that we call the "Founder's Mentality" can help companies restart their growth engine.
The Founder's Mentality® blog
The practices and underlying attitudes that founders instill from the start can influence their companies’ success for a long time.
As companies lose the elements of the founder’s mentality, they lose the antibodies to complexity.
Why are so many fast-growing, disruptive companies able to run circles around larger, slower multinationals?
How fast-growing companies can capture the benefits of scale and scope by maintaining a Founder's Mentality®.
As insurgent companies gain scale and scope, they also encounter a number of forces that threaten to drive them off course and away from their Founder’s Mentality.
Large multinationals often struggle against forces that threaten to turn the power of incumbency into the pain of bureaucracy.
Companies can achieve scale without losing their "founder’s mentality."
Large incumbents and struggling bureaucracies that have lost their "founder's mentality" can regain it.
Creative partnerships with fast-growing, agile companies can help large incumbents regain their founder's mentality.
An argument for simplicity from the bestselling authors of Profit from the Core
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