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The Operational Approach: The Reverse Side Of Managing An IT Startup

I’m Co-Founder of ROCKETECH, a software development company that converts business to digital form for customers.

If you’ve ever had the idea of founding a startup, you’ve probably seen the thrilling guides with X steps on how to do it correctly (the internet is generous with advice). There are inspiring examples of big names who raised their garage startups to billion-dollar corporations. But if you dig deeper, you will also see that half of startups fail in their fifth year and that this adventure has a lot of hidden challenges.

While “running out of money” and “no market need” are the on-the-surface reasons for these failures, many young entrepreneurs overlook the weight of the leadership model and scalable infrastructure. And running a startup is, in large part, about planning, creating regulations, writing instructions and hiring the right people. So what happens when your venture grows?

Keep reading this article on Forbes Small Business.

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