Why a Quality Team is Better than a Large Team
Every small business starts with a loyal team! No matter where you are in your entrepreneurship journey, it is important to recruiting a small business team that is loyal and dedicated to help support you along the way. Every business has many different roles that need to be created and filled in order to run smoothly. If you’re already thinking of the future plan of your small business and have big goals and accomplishments in mind, or even looking to grow and expand your business, it is vital you understand why having a quality team is better than a large team.
The Value of a Strong Small Business Team
When starting a small business team, one of the first big steps when beginning to plan out your journey is recognizing what roles needed to be made and filled. Being an entrepreneur comes with a natural leader-like can do attitude, but it is important to recognize that you can’t do everything yourself! Certain positions require certain skills and expertise, so having all the roles you need mapped out can create a concise idea of how much people, support, and the size of your small business team will be. Having strong players that are experienced and experts in the fields that you need is the best way to prepare for the debut of your small business. A strong, experienced team can not only offer your small business a professional, quality team capable of handling all that needs to be done for your business to be successful, but also a loyal team.
A Quality Team over Quantity
A common misconception that people believe about businesses is that the larger a business is, the more successful it must be. Like all good things in life, the quality of something is more important the quantity, and this statement holds true even to teams. It is especially important to recognize exactly what roles are more needed in your small business team to run smoothly, efficiently, and successfully. Sometimes, having too much people on your team can be overwhelming, and with so much happening at the start of a new business, it’s much better to try to stay as simple and organized as possible. Like all huge establishments and companies, everything big and great is built in time.
Take extra care and time in bringing in experienced, dedicated and passionate people onto your team, rather than focusing on bringing a lot of people on board. Some might believe that having a large team means that you have a lot of believers and success in your business, but a large team doesn’t necessarily guarantee a quality team who work well together. Enlisting in sincere and focused members will bring power and strength to your small business team, which is especially important during the first couple months of starting up.
Benefits of a Quality Team for Your Small Business Team
Having a quality team is beneficial in several more ways than one. The benefits that accompany a quality team is not only good for yourself as a leader and entrepreneur for your small business team but teach you a lot about how to work inter and outer personally within a group a people. Managing a group of people is also a great way to see the hard work and determination it takes to really put together a smooth-running business and will help outline the exact needs and support your small business team will need to thrive.
Having a quality team benefits your business in that not only are you receiving support and help in certain roles that are needed in order to make a business run, but you are enlisting in a loyal group of people who genuinely believe in the mission of your product and business and want to see you succeed.
Having a quality team also means having a small business team who work together and have great chemistry in getting things done, accomplishing team and business goals, and create a health workplace environment for one another. Enlisting in a team that has great chemistry is vital for your business to run as smoothly and healthily as possible.
A quality team what work together well is not only good for a healthy work environment but makes your job and responsibilities as the owner of a small business easier and less stressful to manage. Finally, a major benefit of a having a quality team is how much easier it is to reach and accomplish big goals and reap the benefits of amazing results from a hardworking, dedicated and passionate small business team.
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Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent
MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both high-growth corporate manufacturers and invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, England, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering design and prototyping services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, we also have a subsidiary branch called Mako Invent that, in addition to above, helps start-ups with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. For our corporate clients, MAKO Design develops world-class consumer electronics designs through our industrial, mechanical, and electrical design teams.
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