Growth and Responsibility: When to Push Forward vs. When to Stay Put
- Published on Nov 8, 2018
- For show notes and resources mentioned in this video: 97thfloor.com/blog/kurt
When new businesses are first getting off the ground, goals always seem to center around growth. How can you increase their audience, improve your productivity, and expand your offering? But once the business becomes proficient, leaders are sometimes faced with a dilemma: Do you continue to push for increased growth, or do you allow everything to level off, giving your company a well-deserved breather? For Kurt Workman, CEO and Co-Founder at Owlet Baby Care, the answer has everything to do with responsibility.
In this video clip from “Being Comfortable with Being Wrong: How Mistakes Can Drive Success” (part of the 97th Floor Mastermind Interview Series), Shante Schroeder and Kurt Workman talk about the opposing drives of securing your position vs. pushing forward. Kurt shares his insights into what it means to grow as a business, and talks about the responsibilities - to his company, his customers, and his investors - that help define the direction his business ultimately takes.
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