Growing your business usually has the paradoxical effect of giving you less direct control over it, because you find yourself hiring new managers to oversee various aspects. David Barker writes for The Guardian about how to make this shift in the right way.
What and What Not to Do
When you hire managers, trust them to do their jobs well and not micromanage; only attend the meetings that are especially important. Barker recommends employing a systems-driven business, so that it enables you to measure performance data. This is important, because you may find yourself in a situation where hidden expenses are starting to outpace growth, and only good data measurement can help you confirm this and craft a remedy. You can read Barker’s full article here: http://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network/2013/apr/22/growing-a-business-efficiently