Akash Agrawal

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My Top 100 Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part One

I was recently interviewed by Fog Creek and one of the questions was about my favorite programming, coding and development books. I got very excited …

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How To Boost Employee Happiness Without Spending Any Money

Bonuses and perks might make people happier in the short term, but they don’t solve the underlying problem. Here’s what does.<p>You know the saying “Money can’t buy happiness.” You get it. But startup founders and CEOs still don’t seem to understand.<p>When CEOs find out that their employees are unhappy, …

Happiness

How to Ask for a Raise

The best managers know when it’s time to increase your pay for a job well done. But what if your salary hasn’t gone up in a while? What if you think you deserve to be paid more? Asking for raise is always a tough conversation. How do you prepare for it? And how can you make it easier for your …

Business Administration

An Ad Tech Glossary: Must-Know Terms, If You’re Looking for An Ad-Tech Partner - LookBook: Advertising Agency Directory - Advertising Age - AdAge

T he digital ad world has a language unto itself, and a whole new set of companies have emerged to help marketers get out their messages. If you are …

What are the biggest lessons first-time managers learn on the job? What should someone consider in deciding whether to take on this role?

Social ecologist Peter Drucker described a manager as a “dynamic, life-giving element.” How can you ever live up to that description?<p>Here are 3 ideas …

How the U.S. and India Can Strengthen Their Business Ties

Barack Obama is the first American President to visit India twice while still in office. When he leaves New Delhi on January 27, the bilateral benefits of the time invested might flow for a decade or longer—but it will depend on how well both sides manage some of the barriers that have kept the two …

India

Interesting Infographics: 5 Minute Guide to B2B Marketer Content Preferences

According to new research by kapost that was based on a survey to marketers employed at companies with over 1,000 employees, below is the 5 minute …

Infographics

The Difference Between Managers and Leaders

It's time to face the music as a manager: You don’t always have all of the right answers. Your “it’s my way or the highway” approach to management …

Employment