Is your business in a “valley of death” or a growth plateau? According to this article, companies reach their first valley of death at 10 employees. At this point, a founder needs to hire a second in command.
The second valley of death comes at 25 employees when the company needs a CFO and middle management becomes more important.
The third valley happens around 100 employees and there is a need to analyze company culture.
It’s an interesting read and I found it helpful as we plan for the future.
Original Medium: Is Your Business in a Valley of Death? (Article)