5 Business Books to Help You Pivot and Thrive

At every stage of our lives, careers and businesses, we need to know how to adapt to an endless stream of challenges. The last months have emphasized the importance of agility and the ability to pivot for survival. Here are some business books to help you pivot and thrive:

Pivot Power: 25 Ways to Zig Zag Your Business Successfully Through This Crisis. And the Next.

Wondering how to pivot a business? PIVOT POWER is your essential “How to pivot a business” book because it includes 25 ways to pivot whole or part of business, plus a toolbox to help you transform and change direction quickly, whether you’re a startup, or work in tech, retail, FMCG, CPG, banking, engineering, manufacturing, planning, marketing, retail, FMCG, engineering, manufacturing, planning or marketing. Compiled by business creativity expert, Stu Lloyd

To start the process, order Pivot Power: 25 Ways to Zig Zag Your Business Successfully Through This Crisis. And the Next.

Achieving Business Agility: Strategies for Becoming Pivot Ready in a Digital World

This book provides a pragmatic framework for leading your business toward shifting to an agile mindset.

Achieving Business Agility offers strategies and concrete examples to engage business executives and will teach you how to effectively execute these strategies. Whether you are a delivery executive, a change advocate, a consultant, a business leader, or a newcomer to agile, you will learn clear actions from a practical, business-oriented perspective that is vital to effect change and bring agile into your business.

Managers, business leaders and consultants at/for large enterprises or small startups who want their company to better compete in today’s fast-moving markets that present threats and opportunities at every turn: Order Achieving Business Agility: Strategies for Becoming Pivot Ready in a Digital World


The Art of the Pivot

Are Are you looking for a change in your life or in your career? If so, you may be ready to pivot. We spend at least one-third of our days at work. The Conference Board reports that 53% of Americans are currently unhappy at work. When we aren’t happy in our careers, other areas of our lives suffer. The Art of the Pivot is intended for anyone wanting to make a change. Through his own experiences and the experiences of others shared in the book, Derron Payne has mapped out some select PIVOT points to help you successfully navigate a major career transition. In this book you’ll learn: * Reasons why people pivot in their careers * Steps to navigating a successful pivot * How society’s biased beliefs do not determine your success. From rapper to movie star, athlete to entrepreneur, VP-HR at a law firm to hot dog handler, no matter what pivot you are considering, The Art of the Pivot can help you get there successfully.

Get started, and order The Art of the Pivot

On Being a Pivot-Wise Business Leader: The Secrets of Strategic Leadership for Successful Business Pivots

Renowned thought leader, corporate executive, and entrepreneur, Dr. Lance B. Eliot, M.B.A., Ph.D., provides keen insights into what it takes to be a Pivot-Wise leader. Business pivots are crucial to today’s firms. Business leaders need to be wise about how and when they seek to undertake a pivot. This book reveals the secrets of successful business pivots. Using insights from luminary founders and CEOs, you will find out how founders of Pandora, Box.com, Vizio, Hudson Jeans, Old Navy, KFC and other well-known firms undertook both business and personal pivots by their top business leaders. With a focus on business leadership, you will discover numerous tools and techniques for pivoting effectively as a business leader. Using key diagrams and charts, this savvy treatment of pivots is quite innovative and thoroughly thought provoking.

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Start-Ups, Pivots and Pop-Ups: How to Succeed by Creating Your Own Business

Start-Ups, Pivots and Pop-Ups is a must read for anyone with a business idea and the desire to be successful. It gives the reader the skills and knowledge to survive in today’s innovation and entrepreneurial-focused world. This book is about starting a business and helping you succeed.

Start-Ups, Pivots and Pop-Ups shows you the best ways of starting, testing and growing a business. It shares the stories, experience and insights of those who’ve done it, explaining how to innovate, trial, refine and succeed. You’ll find out how to pivot your business and win big time. You’ll learn from a range of organizations including  beauty company Deciem, Leon fast-food, Triumph lingerie, New York fashion tech Nineteenth Amendment, Brew Dog beer, Cambridge Satchels, Allbirds, and the Cornish Seaweed Company.

To get started on your new venture, read Start-Ups, Pivots and Pop-Ups: How to Succeed by Creating Your Own Business

Additional Inspiration and Advice for Entrepreneurs Plus More Book Tips

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