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10 Time Management Hacks

Stop being busy. Start being productive. This catchy slogan highlights the time management challenge that many professionals face at work. No matter how busy they are, they often struggle to deliver projects on time. Part of the reason why this…

10 Leadership Mistakes in Business

Successful leaders never make mistakes. This is a common misconception about leadership. In fact, the opposite is true: even the most successful leaders slip up from time to time, especially at the beginning of their career. Their mistakes, however, are…

A Competitive Analysis: The Basics

The success of business depends on the ability to stand out from the competition. This means that you need to gather knowledge about who your competitors are, and what value they bring to the market. Fortunately, you do not need…

How to Build an Innovation Centre of Excellence

Businesses, regardless of their size, strive to remain competitive. To become successful, they need to achieve a harmonious blend of efficiency and innovation. To achieve it, more businesses are establishing innovation centres of excellence (CoE), business units focused on improving…

Gamification in the Workplace

One of the main problems that employees face at work is the lack of recognition. This problem could be easily overcome through gamification, defined as “the use of game mechanics, behavioral elements and design techniques in non-gaming contexts”. Gamification makes…

Green Energy Tech in Africa

Green tech ventures are on the rise in Europe and the US. In 2021 alone, they raised over $111 billion globally. Their main goal is to reduce emissions and “remove carbon from the atmosphere”, accelerating the transition towards net zero…

How to Develop a Business Idea (Part II)

It might seem that endless job applications and interview callbacks are the gatekeepers of employment. Such thinking is misleading as entrepreneurship is an option chosen by many people. It is believed that entrepreneurship will become even more common as the…