Companies Grow as Fast as the People Grow

One of the important leadership lessons I learned at Pardot is that companies grow as fast as the people grow. Some companies have a preference for bringing in experienced people from the outside that already have grown to the necessary level. Other companies have a preference for promoting from within and looking to grow their own people. Have a high growth company? Here are a few things to keep in mind:

Entrepreneurs would do well to build an environment that recruits, trains, and grows people as fast, if not faster, than the growth of the business.

What else? What are some more thoughts on the idea that companies grow as fast as the people grow?

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