5 Tips to Keep Team Motivation Going During a Pivot

    Companies evolve; it’s in their nature. To be successful and keep employees motivated, companies have to react to the market, stay on top of what customers want, and keep up with the competition. However, some changes are more significant than others, to the extent that a company may change its direction or pivot. Eric Ries, the author […]

    Six podcasts to keep your kids off screens during the school holidays

    PHOTO: Podcasts could be the key to keeping you and the kids sane during the school holidays. (Unsplash: Alireza Attari) RELATED STORY: Meet Australia’s unsung female trailblazers If you’ve got kids between 8 and 18-years-old, you’ll know all about Fortnite. With 40 million players, it’s the latest gaming craze which has kids hooked. With media reports suggesting kids […]

    3 Real-World Tactics Entrepreneurs Should Take Advantage of During (and After) College

    A college education is a wonderful thing. Unfortunately for entrepreneurs, attending a four-year university also carries some significant drawbacks. The latest data on student loan debt from Debt.org tells a grim story for new graduates: The average debt at graduation is now more than $37,172 per student. Related: Does a College Degree Still Matter? For anyone entering the […]

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    Suffering from depression? Chronic illness during childhood can be a reason for it

    Children suffering from chronic physical illness may be at increased risk of having depression and anxiety in adulthood, suggests new research. “Our results show that childhood chronic physical illness was significantly associated with adult depression in the total sample of more than 45,000 participants we studied,” said senior researcher on the project Darya Gaysina from […]

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    Snapdeal sees a revival during festival season sales

    Snapdeal started its Unbox Diwali sale on 2 October and closed the first day with Rs150 crore of sales, which was more than double of company’s internal targets. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: Online marketplace Snapdeal, which has slipped to a distant number three position in the online e-commerce market, has seen a surprise revival in […]

    9 Ways Mobile Apps Help Your Business During The Holiday Season

    With the holiday season right around the corner, now is the time to ensure that your business is ready for the potential profits that mobile ecommerce has to offer.  If you don’t think you need to be ready to target that mobile audience, then here’s a quick history lesson that might broaden your horizons. In […]

    Policy terms can’t be changed during free look period

    iStockPhoto What are the important riders that can be bought with a basic term life plan? —Kunal Gupta Common riders available with a term life plan include: accidental death, permanent disability, and critical illness. Critical illness rider with a term plan is recommended. This helps avoid a separate pre-issuance medical check-up for a critical illness […]

    Lessons from starting a company during the last downturn

    Alex BardCRUNCH NETWORK CONTRIBUTOR Alex Bard is the CEO of Campaign Monitor. How to join the network I started my last company in mid-2009, just as the market was beginning to recover from the fallout of the financial crisis. In the past several years, surrounded by fast-growth startups with sky-high valuations, many of us forgot what the downturn felt like. […]