Informational Interviewing: Scale-Up of You

The takeaway of this page is the impact of just how versatile you are / can be.

What Is Scaling Up?

Scaling up is growth by taking advantage of opportunities to use resources in a different way, and appeal to those outside of the original interest group.

Some words and phrases that may come to mind are


Meeting Potential

Exploration of What’s Possible

To understand what is scaling up, may be easier to learn what it is not.

It’s not more of the same.

Consider the graphic.

What Does All Of This Mean?

It means be interesting.

How Do I Scale Up?

Scale-Up of You: Be interesting. Sympathize with others so they can sympathize with you. Build out your network by becoming part of others’ new and refreshing–dare I say, innovative–opportunities.

In Previous Posts, We’ve Learned About

Informational Interviewing

What is an informational interview?

Who to invite to an informational interview?

Moore, M., and F. Westley. 2011. Surmountable chasms: networks and social innovation for resilient systems. Ecology and Society 16(1): 5. [online] URL: