Big boss, little boss
Large, medium and small companies are very different. Imagine if your local café operated on the same scale as McDonalds. Would it look the same? Would it serve the same menu?
It’s useful to keep this in mind, especially for those working in large corporates who harbour hopes of starting up their own company. Luckily there are usually some lessons you can take away from a big company that can guide your actions in a startup environment.
For example, some of the ‘big company’ lessons I’ve picked up in the last three months are: