Rate of expansion. If you’re interested in building a multinational conglomerate, organic growth may not be the best approach for you. If you implement core, or externally based, growth strategies successfully, you have the potential to achieve phenomenal growth in a limited time frame provided you have the financial and technical resources to do so.

Rate of return. It is unlikely that an organically growing business will achieve the same level of profitability as a successful company that expands via core growth. A core growth strategy isn’t for everyone, but it may be right for some ambitious and experienced entrepreneurs.