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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Scaling Hiring: Growing the Team

    1. Hiring to Scale

    2. The Hiring Process

    3. Building an Employer Brand

    4. Conclusion

    5. Additional Resources

  2. Chapter 2 Scaling Hiring: Interviews and Hiring Decisions

    1. Interviewing

    2. Making a Hiring Decision

    3. Choosing a Process That Works for You

    4. Conclusion

    5. Additional Resources

  3. Chapter 3 Scaling Hiring: How to Close, On-Board, and Beyond

    1. Making an Offer

    2. Acqui-Hires

    3. Evaluating Your Hiring Process

    4. On-Boarding

    5. Off-boarding

    6. Conclusion

    7. Additional Resources

  4. Chapter 4 People Management: Getting Started

    1. Understanding People Management

    2. Introducing Formal People Management to a Team

    3. Developing New Managers

    4. Hiring Managers Externally

    5. Conclusion

    6. Additional Resources

  5. Chapter 5 People Management at Scale

    1. Magnifying Your Managers

    2. Happiness During Hyper-Growth

    3. Additional Resources

    4. Conclusion

  6. Chapter 6 Scaling the Organization: Design Principles

    1. Motivation and Organization

    2. Planning from the Start

    3. Organizational Design Principles

    4. Lessons Learned from Other Companies

    5. Conclusion

    6. Additional Resources

  7. Chapter 7 Scaling the Organization: Delivery Teams

    1. Four Ways to Create Delivery Teams

    2. Embrace Value Stream Mapping

    3. Expanding from One Team to Two

    4. Economies of Scale Between Delivery Teams

    5. Removing Dependencies

    6. Conclusion

    7. Additional Resources

  8. Chapter 8 Scaling the Organization: Reporting Structure

    1. Initial Reporting Structure

    2. The Next Level

    3. Conclusion

  9. Chapter 9 Scaling Culture

    1. What Is Culture?

    2. When to Define Core Values and Team Culture

    3. Why Do Core Values and Team Culture Matter?

    4. Discovering and Describing Values and Culture

    5. Scaling Challenges for Culture

    6. Building a Culture That Scales

    7. Evolving Team Culture

    8. Measuring Culture: Information Flow

    9. Conclusion

  10. Chapter 10 Scaling Communication: The Complexity of Scale and Distance

    1. What Breaks When You Grow?

    2. The Complexity of Scale and Distance

    3. Conclusion

    4. Additional Resources

  11. Chapter 11 Scaling Communication: Communicating at Scale

    1. Communication Design

    2. Communicating Change

    3. Conclusion

    4. Additional Resources

  12. Chapter 12 Scaling Your Team

    1. Building Blocks of a Scalable Team

    2. Why You Need a Scaling Plan

    3. Scaling Essentials

    4. Warning Signs: Early Stage

    5. Warning Signs: Later Stage

    6. An Example Scaling Plan

    7. Conclusion