As you seek to grow your company, maintain your focus on producing a quality product, take your time when hiring employees and be willing to act as a salesperson, says entrepreneur Jim Koch, the creator of Sam Adams Lager. "Nobody loves your product better than you do. Nobody is more passionate about it," he said. Koch's company, The Boston Beer Co., is expanding a program that provides microloans and advice to small companies.
Entrepreneurial lessons from the creator of Sam Adams