Pivoting http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/pivoting The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Pivoting en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT How Much Can Your Startup Really Grow? Do Your Homework. You must analyze the market and the opportunity to see if you should move forward, or pivot. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235653 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235653 Steve Blank You must analyze the market and the opportunity to see if you should move forward, or pivot. 2 Risky Pivots You Probably Haven't Heard About Steve Jobs wasn't right about everything. Sometimes, you really need to listen to what people want. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235503 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235503 Eric Siu Steve Jobs wasn't right about everything. Sometimes, you really need to listen to what people want. Controversial Reservation 'Scalping' Site Rethinks Its Mission A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235528 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235528 Kate Taylor A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry. 3 Rules for Making a Successful Pivot When the market is changing, you don't survive staying the same but how you adapt is just as important. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235168 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235168 Avishai Abrahami When the market is changing, you don't survive staying the same but how you adapt is just as important. The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234602 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234602 Steve Blank Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around. How to Know When to Change Direction There's something to be said for stick-with-it-ness, but most entrepreneurs stick with flawed ideas and plans way longer than they should. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234507 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234507 Steve Tobak There's something to be said for stick-with-it-ness, but most entrepreneurs stick with flawed ideas and plans way longer than they should. Let's Help Companies Die Faster and Reincarnate Sooner Not every ailing organizations can adapt. It might be better to help them die gracefully to emerge relevant later. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234357 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234357 Jurgen Appelo Not every ailing organizations can adapt. It might be better to help them die gracefully to emerge relevant later. Ancient Yoga Has Lessons for Modern Entrepreneurs The intriguing flexibility of the skilled yogi relies on a powerful core. Your business also needs both to thrive. Thu, 29 May 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234293 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234293 Lev Kaye The intriguing flexibility of the skilled yogi relies on a powerful core. Your business also needs both to thrive. The Lie Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves and Others Entrepreneurs often seem like they are so put together – their plan is on target, they are doing amazing and life couldn't be better. But many times that couldn't be further from the truth. And that is okay. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231675 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231675 Tom Kulzer Entrepreneurs often seem like they are so put together – their plan is on target, they are doing amazing and life couldn't be better. But many times that couldn't be further from the truth. And that is okay. How a Rebrand Helped Spice Up This Cal-Mex Chain By pivoting its brand strategy, CalTort has managed to stay competitive with Chipotle, Moe's and other franchises. Here is what you can learn from them. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231636 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231636 Melanie Spring By pivoting its brand strategy, CalTort has managed to stay competitive with Chipotle, Moe's and other franchises. Here is what you can learn from them. How Changing Gears Stopped My Startup From Failing For our series The Grind, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect discusses how pivoting helped him not fall into the category of failures. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231291 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231291 Karim Abouelnaga For our series The Grind, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect discusses how pivoting helped him not fall into the category of failures. 3 Critical Checkpoints When Entrepreneurs Should Seek Advice It's a fact that the journey for entrepreneurs is full of unknowns. And while many founders are encouraged to pave their own innovative path, there are a few scenarios when seeking advice is a must. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231194 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231194 Kai Sato It's a fact that the journey for entrepreneurs is full of unknowns. And while many founders are encouraged to pave their own innovative path, there are a few scenarios when seeking advice is a must. A Pivot Could Save Your Mobile App From Failing Make sure the first version of your app isn't its last by taking customer feedback into account and adapting. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230908 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230908 Rahul Varshneya Make sure the first version of your app isn't its last by taking customer feedback into account and adapting. Turn Around Your Business in 5 Steps As an entrepreneur you are going to face your fair share of challenges, some more dire than others. When times get tough, you are going to need to turnaround your business, develop a pivot strategy and get your company back on track. Here is how. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230792 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230792 Chris Proulx As an entrepreneur you are going to face your fair share of challenges, some more dire than others. When times get tough, you are going to need to turnaround your business, develop a pivot strategy and get your company back on track. Here is how. Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case. A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230754 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230754 Steve Blank A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true. Don't Be a 'Pividiot.' Follow These Tips. Constantly changing directions can harm your business. So how do you know when it's a good time to pivot? Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230545 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230545 Matthew Toren Constantly changing directions can harm your business. So how do you know when it's a good time to pivot? 6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229410 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229410 Paula Andruss Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution. 8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic) Early iterations of now famous tech startups are almost unrecognizable. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229426 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229426 Paula Andruss Early iterations of now famous tech startups are almost unrecognizable. Why This 'Trep Will Start School in 2014 Entrepreneur caught up with its past 'Treps of the Year, Emerging Entrepreneur Jason Lucash, about how the year has changed him and how it's prepared him for 2014. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229607 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229607 Kelly K. Spors Entrepreneur caught up with its past 'Treps of the Year, Emerging Entrepreneur Jason Lucash, about how the year has changed him and how it's prepared him for 2014. Why Fab Is Bleeding Are the e-commerce company's recent shakeups a sign the wounds are healing or just a Band-Aid to stop the hemorrhaging? Fri, 22 Nov 2013 21:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230081 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230081 Andrea Huspeni Are the e-commerce company's recent shakeups a sign the wounds are healing or just a Band-Aid to stop the hemorrhaging?