Today on StartupSmart, we look at how the advancing trend of the “lean start-up” can backfire if applied a bit too enthusiastically.
When Taryn Williams started WINK, a Sydney-based modelling agency, she sought to keep a lid on costs by doing everything herself.
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Unfortunately, the desire to save money ended up hampering the business’ growth, as well as becoming a huge personal headache for Williams. She explains what she learnt from the experience.