Stage 1: 24 minutes. In this series of videos, one for each stage of growth, Laurie summarizes each stage of growth and shows the connections between the hidden agents. It’s all about the CEOs energy, passion and vision in Stage 1 with 1 – 10 employees. They need to be the Specialist to fine tune their product or service and be that Visionary that can get people to jump on board to help get the company off the ground. Cash flow is the top challenge and the company will be destabilized by chaos. It’s not about hitting a bulls-eye. The goal is to just hit the target. To be confident in presenting the 7 Stages of Growth, understanding the interactions of the different hidden agents, is key. You may want to have a copy of your Stages of Growth Matrix available to review as you listen to these videos.