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Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It... and Why the Rest Don't

Tuesday, November 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By Scaling Up Kansas City
4801 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, MO 64110


Many startup… but few scale up.  Yet it’s the scale-ups that drive innovation and jobs.  So what are the barriers to scaling?  What are the four key decisions driving growth?  What are the real key performance indicators leaders track who scale most successfully.  And what is the universal #1 focus of all companies and its senior team.  Verne Harnish, founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and author of Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0), will share his insights in to these questions and more.

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Kauffman Foundation
4801 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64110
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