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The New York Times paywall can hardly be called a “wall,” at least not one with a strong composition, like brick or concrete. It’s more like the walls of a hedge maze—for most of us sheeple, we look and say, “Yeah, Read More
Is there any startup that doesn’t pivot at least a couple of times these days? The term is everywhere, to the point that, during a recent round of putt-putt golf, we overheard an entrepreneur passing off the many pivots of his e-commerce startup as acceptable first-date small talk.
Well, the Harvard Business Review has discovered the trend, and the venerable publication isn’t so sure it likes what it sees.
The magazine’s September issue takes a look at four recent(ish)ly released business books–The Launch Pad, The Lean Startup, Startup Weekend and The Ultralight Startup–and came away quite alarmed indeed. The title of its review: “Too Many Pivots, Too Little Passion.”