Rescue SCG was a small regional marketing agency that woke up one day with a huge challenge ... overnight national success! Read about Rescue's challenge of hyper-fast scaling while trying to maintain their core values and culture.
For 11 years, Rescue SCG was a successful regional marketing agency, growing at a steady pace. In 2011, they decided to compete for their first federal contract for a national tobacco use prevention program, and won! The challenge, of course, was to create a national infrastructure and scale the organization to execute this new $152 million contract - and, importantly, to scale in a way that retained its rebellious and revolutionary culture.
- Cut new employee ramp-up time by about 50%
- Increased formal performance management participation from 20% to 100% in a few months
- Create engaged employees who know their strengths and opportunities for growth