Many entrepreneurs identify with Thomas Jefferson’s saying: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” It’s a lovely sentiment and it might even be true in the early days of a startup. But if you hope to run a high-growth company, working too hard can actually result in you running out of luck and putting your business growth prospects in jeopardy. Here’s why:
Say you start a business and it begins growing. All of a sudden, you find yourself overwhelmed by the workload. You are wearing multiple hats and there’s not enough time to wear any one of them well. That’s exactly the point when every entrepreneur doubles down, and lives, eats and sleeps their company. Sound familiar?
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