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Size Matters

Growing your business comes down to basic multiplication--just make sure you add in the human factor.

This story appears in the April 2008 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

One of the biggest dilemmas you will face after you get your business up and running is the decision to either grow or stay small. Obviously, most entrepreneurs opt to keep their businesses small because it's much easier to control and manage a small business. And that's because growth requires people. As my rich dad often said, "Business would be easy if not for people." If you choose to grow your business, being able to lead and manage people is one of the most important skills you can possess.

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