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Want to scale your business? Stop worrying about your competition and focus on these 3 things instead

The first rule of scaling a business is “Don’t worry about the rules of scaling a business.” If you’re copying others, then you’re always following their lead, which means you pick up breadcrumbs instead of getting the loaf. Instead, look for the leverage only you can create.

That requires an innovative strategy on three fronts…

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Why saying ‘no’ can actually help your business or startup

Generally speaking, the word “no” carries a weighty, negative connotation. From an early age, we’re taught that “yes” — its affirming counterpart — is more favorable. This duality is further reinforced when we enter the workforce. Understandably, we want to prove ourselves to peers, management, clients and customers…

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