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Startups are defined by growth. Many entrepreneurs have fever dreams about creating a product that takes the world by storm—the next Google, Facebook or WhatsApp—and investors have similar visions of funding them. Behind product, growth is the single most important thing on which startups should focus. Learn more.
A company becomes the people it hires. Successful startups seldom follow their original plans. Teams not only determine how risk is handled but also evolve to better utilize opportunities and address and redefine risks. Learn how to make the platitude of “hire great people” an actionable and quantifiable process.
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