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Bouncing Back From Failure, a Fitness Business Gets It Right
Franchisors

Bouncing Back From Failure, a Fitness Business Gets It Right

MaxOut Strength Systems went through a serious rough period.
It's Never Too Late: At 78, This Former Physicist Is Starting a Hedge Fund
Entrepreneurs

It's Never Too Late: At 78, This Former Physicist Is Starting a Hedge Fund

Another compelling argument that age is but a number.
Laura Entis
The Problem With Entrepreneurship's Failure Fetish
Pivots

The Problem With Entrepreneurship's Failure Fetish

Viewing failure as a coming of age and glamorizing the pivot has undervalued deep research and sound execution.
Jan Verleur
How to Grow From Great Idea to Profitable Business in 3 Steps
Growth Strategies

How to Grow From Great Idea to Profitable Business in 3 Steps

Success doesn't require perfection or genius. A good idea and a lot of hard work executing the basics is usually enough.
Firas Kittaneh
To Mark Its First Birthday Yo Unveils Photo Messaging and Group Chats
Apps

To Mark Its First Birthday Yo Unveils Photo Messaging and Group Chats

The overhaul is basically Yo with frills.
Laura Entis
Dear Twitter, Change or Die
Pivots

Dear Twitter, Change or Die

As Twitter searches for a new full-time CEO, the company better make change and innovation a real priority. Here's a look at Twitter's big issues and some potential fixes.
Scott Levy
Your Business Has Two Options: Adapt or Die
Change

Your Business Has Two Options: Adapt or Die

Sometimes, even the most trusted brands may find themselves in need of an extreme makeover.
Quirky Ditches Device Manufacturing, Preps for New Investment
Pivots

Quirky Ditches Device Manufacturing, Preps for New Investment

Its home automation spinoff, Wink, may also see additional investment in a separate round, CEO Ben Kaufman says.
The 4 Secrets to a Successful Pivot
Pivots

The 4 Secrets to a Successful Pivot

A company that stays the course without looking for new opportunities risks failure.
Matt Mayberry
A Healthy Fear of Failure Makes Entrepreneurs More Likely to Succeed
Failure

A Healthy Fear of Failure Makes Entrepreneurs More Likely to Succeed

Think of failure the way you think of cars when crossing a busy street. Believe you can be run over so you'll avoid it by watching out.
Brian Honigman
Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Shutting Out the Noise
Growth Strategies

Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Shutting Out the Noise

In a conversation at TechCrunch NY, the co-founder and CEO spoke about not letting chatter about his company affect his point of view.
Nina Zipkin
The 4 Things You Need to Know About McDonald's Turnaround Plan
McDonalds

The 4 Things You Need to Know About McDonald's Turnaround Plan

Delivery, refranchising and a new organizational structure – here are the hard facts on how McDonald's wants to fix a broken system.
Kate Taylor
TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars
Navigation

TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars

The Dutch navigation company's automotive division has won big contracts in recent months, prompting analyst upgrades and a 40 percent surge in its shares.
ClassPass Acquires Competitor Fitmob
Acquisitions

ClassPass Acquires Competitor Fitmob

The nascent monthly subscription service fitness market just consolidated.
Laura Entis