Gerd Alliu

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Here's How the Stock Market Works

If you're new to investing, the stock market can understandably seem confusing. However, understanding the stock market doesn't need to be too difficult. While it's impossible to explain every detail of how stocks and the stock market works in a single article, here's an overview of the …

Embracing Bad Ideas To Get To Good Ideas

“Can we do one more study?”<p>I heard top management ask that question many times during the two years I spent working on new products at <i>The New York Times</i>.<p>It’s a question that’s raised often at many big companies when a new idea is being discussed. In the case of <i>The New York Times</i>, what management …

10 Steps to quickly become a successful entrepreneur

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share100<p>+13<p>Shares 121<p>Succeeding as an entrepreneur takes hard work and persistence because, unfortunately, there is no business-startup …

5 Enemies of Success You Must Avoid At All Costs

In the journey of life, we all come across certain challenges that in one way or another attempt to derail our success. Sometimes these challenges …

10 Stylish Online Home Stores to Help Kick Your Ikea Habit

With the New Year upon us—and with any luck, some holiday cash in your pocket—it's a good time to update your home with something other than an Ikea shelving system (although, if you need one of those, so be it). The trick to having a stylish, thoughtfully appointment pad is to know where to shop …

The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

There’s no rule that says you <i>have</i> to learn the most popular programming languages, but if you want to code for a living it might be beneficial to …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Top 20 Artificial Intelligence Books & Whitepapers to Read

Artificial intelligence is literally taking over how products are made, how some jobs are done, and how some lives are lived. It’s important that we …

US faces host of global threats during transition until next president

Sharks are circling as the US prepares to vote, on the lookout for signs of American weakness and indecision around the world during the months-long transition period until the next president is firmly established in the White House. Call it a window of vulnerability.<p>No matter whether Hillary …

Geopolitics

Don’t Worry When the Stock Market Goes Crazy After Election

In the hours after the president is elected, equity investors need to brace for volatility. What they shouldn’t do is panic.<p>That’s because regardless …

Oracle Project Visual Code - Compare Reviews, Features, Pricing in 2018

53.75<p>Review<p>Oracle Project Visual Code is a complete cloud-based application platform used for low-code development. Using this innovative new …

As industry and the Democrats abandoned the working and middle classes, Republicans posed as their protectors. But can Trump or Clinton really restore hope to the many Americans who think the country no longer works for them?<p>It is inversion time in America as the people formerly known as the happy …

Middle-class

8 poems every man should know

For National Poetry Day we've collated eight poems that every man should know, from William Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 29' to Yeats' 'When You Are …

Cracking the SAFe: An expert's take on the Scaled Agile Framework

When TechBeacon asked me to write an article on SAFe, I was very excited. SAFe, or the Scaled Agile Framework, is for large-scale software …

13 books ambitious entrepreneurs are reading

How to Write a Business Plan

Planning for Success<p>You believe listened to the expression, ‘Cannot strategy is planning to fail.’<p>Many entrepreneurs create a company plan only when …

The Great Transition in the Late Medieval World

New book by Bruce M. S. Campbell on the Great Transition from 13th to the 16th century promises to be the new bible in environmental historyThe Great …

7 Free Money-Saving Apps for Travel

<i>Photo by Goats on the Road, all others courtesy of the respective apps</i><p>With over three million apps available between the Google Play Store and …

10 extreme things entrepreneurs have done during a pitch competition

Entrepreneurs are, by nature, risk-takers. This quality can serve as an advantage during a startup pitch competition, but it can also go terribly …

Entrepreneurship