Dino Signore speaks to hundreds of second-stage business owners a year. During his seminars, he likes to ask how many of them signed up to be managers when they launched their businesses? How many attended a business class?
Not many hands go up for either question.
Signore is manager of entrepreneurial education at the Edward Lowe Foundation in Cassopolis, where he helps owners of second-stage businesses — defined as those with annual revenue of $1 million to $50 million and 10 to 99 employees — evolve from the seat-of-the-pants startup days to the more bloodless manager role. … Read more at crainsdetroit.com