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Finding the Sweet Spot

Curtis Millsap, owner of Millsap Farms, says they started out growing produce on a half acre of land. When they turned a profit, they decided to scale their production up to seven acres. “Anybody …

Derek Shimeall, one of the owners with 4 by 4 Brewing Company, says he and his partners opened their brewery as a hobby and were surprised at the rapid growth they experienced. “It’s a …

“A lot of the assumptions that we had when we started this business have been proven otherwise, and so we’ve learned a lot about the patterns of the community and the area and what people do,” …

When Ron Kinney with Kinney Vending, Amusement, and Billiards Company, came back from serving in Vietnam, he started working in the family business with his father. When his father was killed in an …

“Growth for growth’s sake is a very dangerous path to get on. It really only leads to chaos, less profitability, less structure,” says Mickey Moore, CEO of Tomo Drug Testing. Moore says he …

“There ability to move forward in the face of challenges is a part of leadership, but I’d say I probably as much when I was at the frontline caring for patients,” says Jay Guffey, CEO of Mercy …

Mickey Moore, CEO of Tomo Drug Testing, says he sees a tremendous amount of loyalty in his employees. “I think that also leads to the second challenge that we’ve faced over the last several years …

Sean Brownfield, owner of Dapper and The Hepburn, talks about the evolution and expansion of his unique business model. Duration 1:28  

David San Paolo, co-owner of Redneck Nutz, says their goal is to add employees and grow their business. Redneck Nutz is now working with a distributor who does business in eight states. “It’s a …

Growing your company is good. Or is it? There are five things to consider when assessing if a growth opportunity will help or hinder your company according to Summer Massey, Loan Manager at Arvest …

Success can result in your business or nonprofit growing faster than anticipated, creating new problems to solve. “We had great growth and the growing pains were really difficult,” says Amy …

“It was almost like we shut down one company and we started a brand-new one.” says Nancy Bogart, Founder and CEO of Jordan Essentials. “That - 2007, rolling into the recession and everything …

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