Jan. 31, 2023

45. Growing Pains: Finding Your Opposite to Learn From and Grow

45. Growing Pains: Finding Your Opposite to Learn From and Grow

Joshua Holloway, founder and CEO of 7th Dimension, joins Jim Barnish on this episode to talk about all things growth. How do you navigate when your business slows and you feel stuck, whether that’s at $2 million, $5 million, or $10 million? Should you invest funds into organic growth through marketing and referrals, or consider a merger and acquisition? How do you ensure your company is in order to handle the growth you’re aiming for? Tune into Joshua and Jim’s insightful conversation as they dive into answering these questions.

3 Key Takeaways

  • Hiring strategy: It should reflect your vision for the company. Don’t just hire someone for today, but who will help you grow to where you want to be. If they can handle the workload at $2 or $3 million, can they keep up at $5 or $10 million?
  • Marketing: Don’t let it sit idle! If you’re growing by referral, that’s great! But how much more could you grow with greater outreach? And be patient! Your campaign results take time to measure.
  • Mergers and acquisitions: Before you jump into one, consider that you’re taking on a new set of problems to solve, not just new revenue. Make sure your house (company) is stable to handle the new expansion.


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-holloway-2692147/ 

Website: https://www.7thdi.com/

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene: https://a.co/d/9P9nF5m 


Joshua Holloway has over 24 years of experience in the IT infrastructure and IT security industry. He serves as CEO at 7thDi that services hundreds of clients in multiple industries across the United States. Joshua specializes in managed IT services, network design, and implementation.

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