Thriving Amidst Uncertainty and Structure Your Hiring Process

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Effective Scaling Part 1: Thriving Amidst Uncertainty

"If there's one thing that's certain in business, it's uncertainty."
– Stephen Covey

This four-part series will cover startup planning, people, efficiency, and resources as crucial inflection points in growth.

Uncertainty is everywhere. In farming, you plant crops without knowing what the weather and markets will bring every season. In startups, the long-term volatility of customers, teams, investors, markets, and the overall economy can deter success. Uncertainty often causes fear. Instead of cowering in a corner, however, channel your energy based on your vision, values, and desired outcomes.

This post covers optimizing what you control, seeking advice constantly, learning differently, and developing self-awareness.

Expert Tips for Startups

This section calls on other experts to offer quick, valuable insights into startups.

Unlock Growth by Structuring Your Hiring Process

Ready to soar?! Hiring becomes crucial to effectively scale as you plan to add features, commercialize your product, and reach new markets. You’ll need to shift from a “Let's recruit many people quickly” approach to a structured, efficient, and effective hiring process. To find the best contributors, define your core business competencies, craft questions aligned with your values, train interviewers, present realistic scenarios to applicants and gauge their responses.

Adam Redlich is the President of Redlich Talent Advisors, offering streamlined and inclusive talent acquisition and management.

Founder Tools

As a startup founder, it's easy to get bogged down in the day-to-day instead of focusing on the big picture. Build Scale Grow helps you streamline operations, scale efficiently, and increase runway.

For insights right now, here are some tools:

Scale: Reach Your Peak with over 130 business topics to lead holistically.

Startup Diagnostic Assess and prioritize your business quickly.

Productivity Hacks Reach your goals faster.

Facing Your Fears Convert fear into success.

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