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Glossary of Finance Terms (Basics)

Asset<p>The property of the business entity such as land, building, stocks etc. Usually split into current assets, i.e., working capital assets and …

Want to Become Smarter? Learn the Difference Between the 3 Types of 'Smart'

Being wise and learned are better things to strive for.<p><i>Which habits should you practice (and avoid) to become smarter? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John L. Miller, software</b> …

Top 2017 Technology Trends That Will Continue in 2018

This year, we witnessed some noteworthy technologies being introduced. In 2018, these technologies will make an even bigger splash<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>2017 has been an …

Top #5 Technology Trends in HR Sector

Technology offers employers a job pool out of which they choose the best<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Technology has changed the face of every aspect of today’s life. Improvisations …

5 Sectors Blockchain Is Disrupting That Are Not Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is just the start. Blockchain could make elections unhackable and provide flawless cybersecurity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a few years now, "blockchain" and "cryptocurrency" have gone hand-in-hand. The blockchain concept is complicated, and …

A Manager’s Guide to Augmented Reality

There is a fundamental disconnect between the wealth of digital data available to us and the physical world in which we apply it. While reality is three-dimensional, the rich data we now have to inform our decisions and actions remains trapped on two-dimensional pages and screens. This gulf between …

How India Is Moving Toward a Digital-First Economy

On November 8, 2016, India’s government did something that no other government had attempted before at the same scale: It decided to remove 86% of the country’s currency notes by value from circulation. Over the months that followed, more than 1 billion people participated in a “reboot” of the …

Infographic: Why We Procrastinate and How Not To

This infographic is based on the article <i>5 Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination</i> by Chris Bailey.

What to Do When a Personal Crisis Is Hurting Your Professional Life

At some point, we all confront a stressful life event or personal crisis that threatens to distract us from work. Perhaps it’s tending to a sick family member, coping with your own illness, or dealing with a divorce. These are all incredibly tough situations to navigate personally — let alone …

People Think Companies Can’t Do Good and Make Money. Can Companies Prove Them Wrong?

Imagine you’re the CEO of a casual dining chain. One of your executives comes to you with a proposal: she wants to lower the quality of service at the restaurants, reduce product safety standards, use deceptive marketing practices, lower employee pay, and adopt worse environmental practices. Would …

How to Tell If a Company’s Culture Is Right for You

Congratulations, you got the job! Now you have to decide whether to take it. You’ve done your research and know the ins and outs of the company’s public profile, but how can you assess cultural fit — and if you’d actually be happy working there? Should you reach out to former employees? Or ask to …

6 Surefire Marketing Trends That Will Explode in 2018 | Inc.com

• Optimization or A/B Testing: Experiment with your marketing through testing different attributes of your email campaign, ad campaign, etc. Use different photos, different headings, and different calls to action to understand what works and what doesn't for each of your dynamic groups.<br>• Segmentation: …

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What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Because I teach a course on product management at Harvard Business School, I am routinely asked “What is the role of a product manager?” The role of product manager (PM) is often referred to as the “CEO of the product.” I disagree because, as Martin Eriksson points out, “Product managers simply …

For security agencies, blockchain goes from suspect to potential solution

(Reuters) - Police and security agencies have so far only taken an interest in blockchain - the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin - for tracking criminals hiding illegal money from banks.<p>But that's changing as some civilian, police and military agencies see …

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