Human Resource Management

What Is Learn Business® and Why Did I Start It?

Learn Business® is an EdTech startup and offers practical online programmes in business-related fields that will provide immediately applicable advice provided by curated experts. The vision is to become the Ivy League in the EdTech world, focusing solely on business-related fields. Simply by being 100 percent student focused and always making decisions that are best …

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How to Create Change Through Leadership

Introduction Everyone possesses the power to create change in the world but not many believe to possess this power. You may think that there are things in life that one cannot change. I agree. However, most things and rules are created by humans and what humans created in the past can certainly be changed again. …

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Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs

Do you want to get rid of your self limiting beliefs? This summary of the book The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz presents four powerful insights on how you can stop your self limiting beliefs. If you want to become an entrepreneurial leader, then you definitely want to read this article to the end. …

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Become an Entrepreneurial Leader and Grow Your Organisation

If you are a solo founder and want to become an entrepreneurial leader and grow your organisation, then you are setting yourself up for the most challenging task of your life. Once you achieved a fit between your product or service and your market, you are ready to grow your organisation. To become ready to …

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One-Minute Reading: Dealing with Emotionally Charged Conversations

I work again at Mercedes-Benz, this time in brand cooperation. The work is very exciting and extremely relevant for creating a strong brand image for Mercedes-Benz, which currently holds the ninth place in the Best Global Brands 2017 Ranking run by Interbrand. Due to my new position I wanted to learn more about the Mercedes-Benz …

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Preparing for Digital Transformation: Resources, Skills, and Tools

What is more exciting than developing a profitable business model, crafting a winning strategy, and developing the first prototype of the website of a new business? Digital transformation brings many advantages, such as increased speed of payments, better overview over customer conversations, or more transparent information management. Digital transformation has the potential to disrupt traditional …

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Treat Your Existing Clients with Priority

At Awaken&More we recently had an invaluable learning opportunity regarding reputation management. We are a non-profit consultancy that works with non-profit and social enterprises and planned to work with an international non-governmental organization (INGO). However, two projects have fallen behind schedule and we had to decide whether we could work on a third project with …

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Build a Winning Resume with the ARL Framework

Whenever I apply for a job I usually get an invitation for a job interview. I strongly believe that my personal and professional experience is the reason for this, however, I also know how to sell my experience in a way recruiters love. I am enthusiastic to see how people grow and use their full …

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Must-Read Books: Business & Money

Your bookshelf says a lot about you. Peter Knox, contributor at The Guardian, argues that sharing your shelf is sharing yourself (Knox, 2012). Reading forms our opinions and values, therefore it is important to make a conscious decision when selecting what to read. What are the must-reads books on business and money, on literature and …

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The Elements of a Learning Culture

When you stop learning, you stop leading. This is especially true in our fast-paced business environment where experience is (not) as important as the ability to learn rapidly. However, most people are conditioned to think that learning stops when leaving school or university. This mindset is obviously not leading to success. Learning should be a …

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