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4 Steps to Making Ideas Actionable
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4 Steps to Making Ideas Actionable

You can't know if your idea is any good unless you start putting it in motion.
Brenton Hayden
4 Tips for Setting Up a Successful Pivot Strategy
Radicals & Visionaries

4 Tips for Setting Up a Successful Pivot Strategy

When it comes to refocusing your business, you need to be smart about changing course.
David Chait
How Startups Can Bounce Back After a Failed First Launch
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How Startups Can Bounce Back After a Failed First Launch

Bouncing back after you don't get the traction you need sounds so simple in hindsight. However, in the moment, it's an extraordinarily daunting task.
Jodi Goldstein
The Least Important Entrepreneurship Ingredient
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The Least Important Entrepreneurship Ingredient

The "bolt of lightning" idea is overvalued and overhyped when it comes to entrepreneurship.
Amy Rosen
8 Ways To Pivot Your Business To Kickstart Growth
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8 Ways To Pivot Your Business To Kickstart Growth

Quite the opposite of a move of desperation, a pivot can be an act of liberation, freeing your product or company from your own preconceptions.
Martin Zwilling
4 Ways to Use New Revenue Streams to Grow Your Business (Plus a Pivoting Plan)
Growth Strategies

4 Ways to Use New Revenue Streams to Grow Your Business (Plus a Pivoting Plan)

Change is inevitable, so why not choose to pivot so you can grow your business in the direction you want?
Michael Glauser
YouTube's Co-Founder Just Made a $1.65 Billion Case for the Early Pivot
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YouTube's Co-Founder Just Made a $1.65 Billion Case for the Early Pivot

The company was originally going to be a dating site. Good thing co-founders Steve Chen, Jawed Karim and Chad Hurley listened to what their users had to say.
Laura Entis
SurveyMonkey Lays Off 100 Employees, Says Focus Will Be on Businesses
Layoffs

SurveyMonkey Lays Off 100 Employees, Says Focus Will Be on Businesses

This is the latest change after nearly a year of turmoil.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Do You Recognize the 8 Early Warning Signs of a Failed Startup?
Business Failure

Do You Recognize the 8 Early Warning Signs of a Failed Startup?

If you don't know your customers and you're not 'executing,' you're in trouble.
Neil Patel
A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot
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A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot

After originally offering $10,000 to couples who remained married, SwanLuv changed its model to a crowdfunding platform.
Carly Okyle
My Pregnancy Forced a Pivot to My Business That Could Actually Spur Growth
Pregnancy

My Pregnancy Forced a Pivot to My Business That Could Actually Spur Growth

When you're the front 'man' and rainmaker of a small business, the happiest news in the world comes with a generous side of 'holy crap!'
Geeta Nadkarni
4 Tips for Successfully Pivoting Your Startup
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4 Tips for Successfully Pivoting Your Startup

By taking these practices into consideration, entrepreneurs can continue to grow their businesses and stay ahead of the competition.
Deepak Singh
Why SalesLoft's Second Wind Is Going Strong
VC

Why SalesLoft's Second Wind Is Going Strong

This software suite revamped itself, and now it's raking in funds.
With New Focus and Design, Can Google+ Survive?
Google Plus

With New Focus and Design, Can Google+ Survive?

The struggling social network may find its footing by focusing on shared interests.
Kia Kokalitcheva