What’s wrong with being smaller?

Company of One by Paul Jarvis is a contrarian's message against the popular business mantra of growth at all cost. This growth message is ingrained in business but rarely questioned. We watch stock prices of public companies as if it is the national sport. But should we worship growth? Is growth always in the best interest of employees and the company?

Growth can be a curse when the focus moves from satisfying customers to arbitrary financial numbers that often reward wro...

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