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Accounting

Accounting

Finance

The process of recording and summarizing financial information is called accounting. It is a detailed and systematic logging of financial transactions related to your business. Accounting is also called the procedure of analyzing, summarizing, and then...

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate Marketing

Marketing

You might hear the words marketing and sales side by side whenever you talk about profits and revenue in business. These two terms might look different to some but they are closely linked. When you are...

Agile Development

Agile Development

Technology

Agile method is one of those things we all hear about, but few people understand. In its simplest form, Agile is a way to manage projects effectively but there are many ways in which we can...

Android Development

Android Development

Technology

The 21st century marks the beginning of a new era i.e. the era of “Information and Technology.” The advancements in information and technology turned out to be revolutionary. I.T. greatly influenced the sociological, economic conditions and...

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Technology

By definition, artificial intelligence is the ability held by an electric machine (for example, computer, a computer-controlled robot, mobile phone, etc.) to carry out functions similar to that of an intelligent being i.e. humans. These said...

Business Ethics

Business Ethics

Business

Business ethics is a complicated web of ideas which govern how business interact on both a personal and global scale. The concepts that outline business ethics are just as complex, but if we break down the...

Career Development

Career Development

Career

According to some experts, Human Resource Management (HRM) comprises numerous components: organizational design, planning your human resources, evaluation & control and, the highlight of our article, career development. Effective management of all of these components contributes...

Change Management

Change Management

Management

If a business wants to survive, then it must embrace change. All companies know this, but many don’t manage change effectively. Whenever companies introduce changes, they have to ensure every employee knows what they’re doing and...

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

Technology

The technical term ‘cloud computing’ has turned into a buzzword and is very popular nowadays. You must have heard it at least once from people around you! The history of this phrase and its appearance dates...

Coaching & Mentoring

Coaching & Mentoring

Management

We all catch ourselves at a crossroads in life. We need to decide where we’re going to go, and which opportunities are best left alone. These aren’t easy decisions, especially when it comes to business and...

Communication

Communication

Personal Development

One of the biggest reasons people leave a job is because they feel like their voice isn’t heard. Day in and day out, they find themselves feeling belittled, insignificant, ultimately lacking the motivation to keep doing...

Conflict Management

Conflict Management

Management

The business world is all about interactions. Business owners interact with their workers. Coworkers interact with their coworkers. Workers interact with customers. Customers interact with the products. With so many different types of interactions comes the...

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

Personal Development

We know that creative thinking is a necessity when it comes to ideas and sales, but critical thinking is an important skill. Many people claim they can think on a critical level, but few understand what...

CRM & Retention Marketing

CRM & Retention Marketing

Marketing

Over time, the dynamics of businesses have changed drastically. We see both positive and negative changes but something that has changed the most is how businesses operate. This goes without saying that consumers always have been,...

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding

Finance

Funding sources for business startups vary greatly in this modern era, ranging from traditional ones to the more contemporary ones. One popular example of the latter is Crowdfunding. Not only is this funding channel used by...

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency

Finance

Over the past few years, cryptocurrency has become a global phenomenon. In simple words, cryptocurrency is a digital currency. It is one of those things that gained massive popularity within a short period of time. It...

Customer Service

Customer Service

Business

Good customer service is only achieved if the entire company follows certain principles, not just those related to customer service directly. It includes having to do certain things that create an atmosphere of selflessness, sacrifice and...

Data Science

Data Science

Technology

With increasing data available to different users and stakeholders, the need for storing large sums of it rose as time passed by. Hence, this need was identified and addressed by platforms and frameworks like Hadoop. Solutions...

Decision Making

Decision Making

Personal Development

We make decisions every day, including which cereal we want, whether to call in sick and what TV show to record. If you’re one of those people who struggles with the smallest of decisions, then how...

Design Thinking

Design Thinking

Design

The history of this term dates back to the 1900s when this term was first used by John E. Arnold in 1959, in his book ‘Creative Engineering’ and later by L. Bruce Archer in 1965, in...

Economics

Economics

Business

We live in a world full of opportunities and possibilities. Most of us understand the basics of politics, business, and diplomacy, but economics is a topic that causes confusion. However, economics is vital for business success,...

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Business

You watch The Apprentice regularly and place Alan Sugar, Richard Branson and Donald Trump (before he became President) at the top of your heroes list. Hours are spent thinking of ingenious ways to make the Forbes...

Financial Markets

Financial Markets

Finance

Financial Markets have become prevalent in today’s world. They act as platforms that allow various transactions to occur, such as the purchase or sale of stocks, assets, bonds, and various goods and services. The need for...

Gamification

Gamification

Design

Gamification is a term that is widely used and regularly thrown about nowadays. Ever since its creation, the word has held some fascination for people due to how it sounds and the connotation around it, not...

Influencing Others

Influencing Others

Personal Development

Influence is one of the biggest abilities an individual can possess. We often hear about social media influencers and the companies that use these people to increase their sales, but what does influence really mean? The...

Instructional Design

Instructional Design

Design

The success of every business depends on its employees and how they represent the company. A vital part of HR and management responsibilities is to ensure every team member receives training. There are many ways to...

Interior Design

Interior Design

Design

Before interior design became known as an area of expertise, there was no concept of ‘designers’ designing the interior of a home. Historically speaking, the entire design of any home or building was instinct-based. Homemakers and...

Internet of Things

Internet of Things

Technology

The idea of having a house or objects work by themselves for their human owners is something that is commonly seen in science fiction literature or Hollywood movies. It’s an idea that has captured human interest...

Internet Protocols

Internet Protocols

Technology

The internet protocol (IP) is a set number of rules that have been placed in order to address and route data and make sure that the data reaches the right destination via the right networks. In...

Intrapreneurship

Intrapreneurship

Business

We’ve all heard of entrepreneurship, but intrapreneurship is one of those terms that brings about a lot of ambiguity. The basic definition of intrapreneurship is acting like an entrepreneur within a large company or organization. However,...

Investment Management

Investment Management

Finance

Investment management is referred to as the management and handling of investments and financial assets, their allocation and many other things including the decision to buy and sell. Fund managers who supervise investment management devise strategies...

iOS Development

iOS Development

Technology

Originally known as the iPhone Operating System, iOS is a mobile operating system for Apple-manufactured gadgets (exclusively on the part of hardware) such as iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. It was first unveiled in 2007 and...

Job Interviews

Job Interviews

Career

You’ve put together a killer resume and spend ages filling in the application form. The hard part is over, right? Wrong! Now you’ve got to make go through the interview process. Interviews are for businesses to...

Job Search

Job Search

Career

A job search is a process that involves hunting for employment because of either unemployment, dissatisfaction with the current position, underemployment or preference for a better position. The short-term goal of a job search is often...

Leadership

Leadership

Management

Leadership is a complex topic because there are so many ways in which an individual can lead others. Throughout history, we’ve seen inspirational leaders, and some that caused more harm than good, but what exactly is...

Leading Innovation

Leading Innovation

Management

Every company needs to find ways to survive in an ever-changing economy. Businesses struggle to keep up with new technology and their customers want. It isn’t easy for any company to be innovative, and while management...

Machine Learning

Machine Learning

Technology

Machine learning is a branch of Artificial Intelligence that focuses on the concept of machines making use of data entered into them and improving their performance based on specific patterns. Its main aim is to empower...

Marketing

Marketing

Marketing

Have you ever wondered why you feel enticed to pick up certain things while you’re shopping for groceries at the store? What is it about that label that caught your eye, compelled you to pick it...

Motivating Others

Motivating Others

Management

In the world of business, one of the most important qualities to have in a leadership role is the ability to support and motivate other people who work with you. Even when thinking about motivation, it...

Negotiating

Negotiating

Business

Negotiating effectively is helpful for resolving situations in which two separate parties have conflicting wants and are willing to try and compromise with one another. The goal of negotiating is to find a common ground between...

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