Business Basics

Everything boils down to the basics. Learn concrete tips about planning projects, working with a team, and brush up on business basics.

Time Management 101: Where Does Your Time Go and How to Reclaim It

Three long meetings—one a total time waster. At least a dozen phone calls. You’ve prepared for a working lunch with the boss, only to have her cancel at the last minute. Two re ...

What Young Professionals Ought to Know about Smart Connected Products

And how individuals can prepare themselves for this wave of change.

What VUCA Really Means for You

How will you adapt to a VUCA world?

What Is a Business Model?

A history, from Drucker to Christensen.

In the AI Age, “Being Smart” Will Mean Something Completely Different

Soft skills will matter most.

Seven Types of Sales Managers

Maybe you’ll recognize yourself.

How to Improve Your Finance Skills (Even If You Hate Numbers)

If you're not a numbers person, finance is a daunting subject.

The Dirty Little Secret of Project Management

Most of the time, the schedule is a joke.

The 8 Types of Salespeople

Only three are effective.

Get Over Your Fear of Sales

Selling doesn't have to be pushy.

Teaching an Algorithm to Understand Right and Wrong

In his Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle states that it is a fact that “all knowle...

A Refresher on Net Present Value

Know what your project is worth in today's dollars

A Refresher on Internal Rate of Return

A refresher on one of the four methods to evaluate ROI

What Is Strategy, Again?

Looking back at the major schools of thought

A Refresher on Breakeven Quantity

Figure out if you'll make your money back

The Four Phases of Project Management

Planning, build-up, implementation, and closeout.

Five Critical Roles in Project Management

An overview of who's who.

How to Manage Risks to Your Project

You can’t avoid them but you can mitigate their effects.

The Quick and Dirty on Data Visualization

These five questions will help give your numbers meaning.

How to Develop a Project Budget

Start by considering what it will take to complete your project.

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