Analysts predict the economy will improve in the coming year, so now might be a good time to begin thinking about how to get your firm poised for growth. One of the hidden challenges to growth, however, is the poor management of communications. If your firm's culture is not well-established, it needs to be, because as you grow, it becomes harder to control and preserve. Keep your eye on communications: Don't let the chaotic nature of growth distract you from the needs of your workforce. Alienation and isolation can happen overnight. Get an outside perspective: Your client base is the best place to start when you're looking for a fresh perspective on your business.