4 tips for preserving company culture in times of rapid growth

Remember why you founded your business
  • Making your company culture a priority is fundamental to sustainable business growth.
  • Your mission and values must be clearly defined, agreed upon and communicated throughout every level of your organization and every phase of growth to preserve company culture.
  • Taking the time to hire for cultural fit -- even when positions need to be filled quickly -- will save you in the long run.

Growing pains are a bitter-sweet reality that every successful business faces. Specifically, growth presents challenges and opportunities for organizations in the area of corporate culture. I can tell you firsthand that it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of expansion and lose sight of why your business was founded in the first place.