E09-AdvanceLevel-English for Startups: Discussing a Pivot

Episode title: English for Startups: Discussing a Pivot

Level: Advance

Duration: 00:22:59

Pivoting well isn’t easy. It takes some tough conversations about new goals for the company and new needs. And one of the toughest aspects of the pivot is sacrificing some of your old ideas. You also have to remember it’s not just about you and your ideas. When you pivot, you need to consider your team and your investors as well.

In today’s dialog, we’ll listen to a conversation between a young entrepreneur and his mentor. He has been working hard to get his online payments business going. Now he sees that it would be wise to pivot his focus from individual consumers to business customers.