Companies are created and setup to grow. In some cases as fast as possible, while in other cases a plan is created for steady, sustainable growth. But every company and indeed all individuals hit points in their evolution where they simply stall out.
I have personally been part of companies that have shown meteoric growth, only to be followed by flat revenues. It then becomes a huge challenge to somehow generate performance about this new ‘maximum’ level. In business as in life it’s often referred to as hitting the glass ceiling. And if truth be told the majority of companies and individuals who hit their glass ceiling don’t break through it. But why?
Source: The Canadian Business Journal, October 2015