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Pivots

When to Pivot Your Business -- and When You Should Just Quit

Winners never quit, but they do cut their losses while there is still something to salvage.

Advice From the Greats: Deciding When to Retire a Product

Here's what sports icons like Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky and Derek Jeter have said about the subject.

Going From Failure to Failure Without Loss of Enthusiasm

Success, thus defined, stands on the very shoulders of such unhappy experiences as loss and quitting, failure and striking out. Dig it.

Don't Be Afraid to Burn Bridges That Lead You Back to Nowhere

If there is something holding you back or keeping you down, grab the matches and burn that bridge.

How to Deal With a Quitter

It can be disheartening when someone quits your company, the one you built and believe in. Here is how to handle it with grace.

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Some Apple Engineers Threaten to Quit if Forced to Break iPhone Encryption

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3 Likely Reasons Why Your Online Business Is Not Getting Traction

Don't give up on your idea before you figure out why it's not working.

How to Know When to Move On From the Business You Built

Figure out if the next step in your business is to leave it.
Entrepreneurs

When to Kiss Your Startup Goodbye

Conventional wisdom says entrepreneurs should never give up. But after much reflection, I realized this was wrong.
Project Grow

Is it Time to Give Up? How to Know for Sure.

You've worked hard, but it might be time to take what you've learned and use those lessons to fuel a new project. Our experts explain how to take stock of the situation.