Nine questions you should ask yourself before upscaling your business
Paul Jarvis on upscaling your business
In a rapidly advancing digital world, we’re surrounded by media coverage of the latest disruptive start-up or Musk-esque entrepreneur types. The lingo that abounds in the world of self-employment seems to epitomise one key factor as the ultimate marker of success: growth.
But realistically, not everyone can or needs to be the next big thing, and instead of trying to have it all, maybe we should instead focus on having ‘enough’.
“Enough is different for everyone,” says Paul Jarvis, author of , which explores the idea that staying small is the next big thing for business.
He says there are nine questions any small business should ask themselves:
Whether you’re just starting out or are already a seasoned freelancer, these questions provide an avenue for considering what really is important to yourself and your business.
makes a compelling argument for focusing more on making our businesses better, not just bigger, and taking a step back to remind ourselves of our values and why we’ve chosen to work this way in the first place.