Jim Collins. Source: supplied.

Paul Brescia

Jim Collins on how to build a great company while it’s small

Paul Brescia
Startup Advice
5 minute Read

Jim Collins is one of the most successful business thinkers, authors, and researchers of the modern era.

Earlier this year, he re-released his first book, Beyond Entrepreneurship, his most practical guide for people building up small businesses, written alongside his mentor William (Bill) Lazier in 1992.

In an interview with SmartCompany Plus, Collins shares his best advice for small business owners and entrepreneurs, and why he tells people obsessed with Silicon Valley to take a look at Australia.

The below responses have been edited for clarity and length.

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