Summary:

What are some of the biggest challenges that small business owners face as they attempt to build a dream team that can help them scale their business to another level?

On today’s episode of Unlocking Your People, Jess is joined by two incredible women – Ashley Smith of Fundamental Inc and Krystal Hobbs of Reflective Marketing, both of whom share their wisdom and insights around growth and people management.

Both Ashley and Krystal started their businesses as solo entrepreneurs, and were lucky enough to have their friends and former colleagues as their first hires. However, as their businesses grew, they were forced to step out of their comfort zone.

In this episode, Ashley and Krystal share some of their biggest growth challenges. For example, you’ll learn how and why you need to redefine your role within an organization as you grow. You’ll also discover methods for maintaining a good work-life balance, even when your business is in hyper-growth mode.

Enjoy!

 

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • How to overcome your hesitation when giving feedback.
  • Realigning a founder’s role as an organization scales.
  • The biggest challenges small business owners face as they scale their business.
  • And so much more…

Quotes:

“One question that I ask in every bi-weekly meeting is, ‘What can I do to support you?’”

“The biggest challenge for me is identifying the wrong fit.”

“Listen to your gut and then look for evidence to support that or contradict that.”

Resources:

Fundamental Inc.

Reflective Marketing

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