Business in Transformation

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.