Business in Transformation

Starting a Business

A Plucky Startup Ditches 'Coin Piggy' Roots and Finds Its Mission

GoFundMe, a popular crowdfunding site, went through several iterations before it found its niche helping individuals rally around personal causes.
Growth Strategies

The Art of the Pivot

Learn how six major companies made the hard changes that renewed their companies and their bottom line.
Growth Strategies

Disrupt Your Thinking, Transform Your Business

Truly innovative companies pay attention to the things that most people ignore and ask questions that no one else thinks to ask. Here's how you can challenge the status quo.
Leadership

Decision-Making 101: How to Be Productive About Regret

If only you could go back and do things differently. But you can't. Instead, try to re-frame your thinking to take a more positive approach. Here's how.
Starting a Business

How Stagnation -- and Pivoting -- Can Crush a Startup

Stagnation may warrant radical change, but 'pivots' are too often punts -- not thoughtful, strategic redirections. Rather than undertake drastic measures in haste, startups ought to consider a regimen of constant flux.
Leadership

3 Marketing Lessons from the Rise and Fall of Ron Johnson

J.C. Penney's ousted CEO made some bold marketing moves to try and turn the brand around. Customers weren't happy. Here are three key take-aways for your own marketing strategy.
Growth Strategies

Grow Your Business By Getting Back to Basics

You don't have to venture far to find the next big idea. Growing your business is all about knowing where to look for opportunities. Here are five places to start.
Leadership

3 Tips for Leading Successful Change

Why understanding human behavior is essential for new initiatives to thrive.
Finance

How to Change the Financial Future of Your Business

Follow these seven tips to get your finances on track in the New Year.
Starting a Business

A Fix-and-Flip Business-Buying Checklist

Plenty of business owners are looking to sell their businesses. Consider these seven points before writing your check.
Growth Strategies

Five Steps to a Successful Business Turnaround

A comeback starts with a vision for reinventing your company for the post-recession era.