News and Articles About Pivots
You must analyze the market and the opportunity to see if you should move forward, or pivot.
Use the leadership change as a catalyst for a shift in the business model to keep up with trends.
Steve Jobs wasn't right about everything. Sometimes, you really need to listen to what people want.
A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry.
The only way to prove you have a winning concept is to get your product or service into customers' hands. But don't confuse that with selling.
When do you stick with an idea, and when do you eliminate it altogether? As an entrepreneur, this can be a life-or-death decision for your startup.
When the market is changing, you don't survive staying the same but how you adapt is just as important.
Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around.
Have a Facebook page but don't know what to do with it? Here are some tips from business owners who rely predominately on the social network to fuel their marketing efforts.
Having a coherent, clear and resolute execution of your company's strategy will help you set your firm apart from its competitors.
If you aren't afraid to fail, quit your day job, hire people smarter than yourself or work very hard, you can succeed.
The troubled ecommerce site will fire about a third of its staff in its latest round of layoffs and its founder's blog has disappeared.
Due to entrepreneurs' lack of experience, many startups end up in failure. Here's how to avoid disaster.
Recently, Kevin Spacey spoke to a crowd full of tech junkies on what is needed to break into industries that seem resilient to change.
An owner explains how he refocused on online sales, sold the local family heating services firm and runs a new ecommerce company.
For our series The Grind, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect discusses how pivoting helped him not fall into the category of failures.
The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion.
Make sure the first version of your app isn't its last by taking customer feedback into account and adapting.
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.
A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true.
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.
Chinese Appliance maker, Haier Corporation, transformed itself from a small refrigerator maker to the worlds largest appliance company by putting more power in the hands of employees.
With traditional advertising revenue shrinking, TBD of Bend, Ore., diversifies its branding business by selling craft beers.
We asked experts on innovation and transformation to recommend their favorite books for entrepreneurs looking for insight and inspiration.
Freshfully started as a virtual marketplace for finding local food. When connecting buyers with their farm-fresh fare proved tricky, the Alabama startup shifted to a traditional street-side model.