Simon Crowe, founder, Grill'd. Source: Supplied

Lois Maskiell

Five ingredients for good leadership according to Grill’d founder Simon Crowe

Lois Maskiell
4 minute Read

The best advice Grill’d founder Simon Crowe ever received was that small businesses with a growth ambition need to grow into their shoes.

The advice was drummed home to him by a former chief financial officer, Crowe tells me from his Melbourne office.

In his view, when you’re growing a business fast you need to get the structure and systems right ahead of the growth curve, otherwise that curve becomes uncontrollable.

As founder and managing director of the burger chain Grill’d, and owner of artisanal chocolate brand Koko Black, Crowe has tested and validated that advice.

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