What business Growth do you ACTUALLY want?

I did a presentation to a group of small businesses the other day and we discussed the 'growth' question - some people were very clear they wanted to grow their business country-wide - to have numerous outlets, some were looking at franchising, others were just going to grow their business in one area but planned to be three or four times their existing size.Then a few others chipped in - people who had tried franchsing, who HAD grown to 50+ staff - and they were dooing the reverse - simplifying their businesses.So are you growing or simplifying - and why? ann 25 Ways to Beat a Recession (FREE e-book)Ann Andrews CSPThe Corporate Tool-boxOnline Training Resources