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ECOnomy: The Solar Energy Business in Action

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The solar energy industry offers an enticing combination for any business professional: projected long-term demand and proven sustained growth. According to the Solar Energies Industry Association (SEIA), solar energy businesses boast a decade-long average annual growth rate of 68 percent, employ nearly 260,000 workers, and operate in every state in the United States. Those who […]

MBA Concentrations: Which is Right for You?

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At King University, students can choose from eleven specializations within their online Master of Business Administration degree. The breadth of this selection is rare among business schools. Whether students prefer working with numbers, people, or projects, King University provides the right online training to help them become leaders in their fields. MBA Concentrations Healthcare Management […]

Why Start a Business in Tennessee? [Infographic]

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Transcript: Why Start a Business in Tennessee Opening a business is never easy, but in Tennessee, entrepreneurs can expect a supportive environment where angel investors are always looking for the next exciting venture. Tennessee is teeming with entrepreneurial spirit. Small businesses make up 96.8% of businesses in the Volunteer State. And they’re still growing. Tennessee-2.1% […]

4 Christian Entrepreneurs Who Made a Difference

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Faith can serve as a positive influence in everything we do. For those with dreams of entrepreneurship, strong belief can encourage ethical business decision making, philanthropy, and a sense of purpose. King University is pleased to celebrate famous individuals who successfully integrated their Christian beliefs with their worldly professional goals. What Defines Christian Entrepreneurs? Faith […]

King University Ranked as a Best Online School for MBA and Graduate-Level Nursing Programs

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BRISTOL, Tenn., Jan. 10, 2018–King University has been named among the Best Online College for its Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program and graduate-level Nursing programs which include both the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees. The rankings are part of the newly released U.S. News and World […]

Essential Nursing Skills Checklist

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Nurses are capable professionals. Their competencies range from technical knowledge to interpersonal effectiveness to methods of self-care. For those seeking to better understand just what it takes to succeed in this career, here is King University’s essential nursing skills checklist. Nursing Skills Checklist 1.) Decision Making Nurses make decisions when the stakes are high. Therefore, […]

Difference Between a Computer Science & Information Technology Degree

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What’s the difference between a degree in computer science and a degree in information technology? Find out which degree can help you find the career you want. To the layperson, computer science and information technology may seem like the same thing. In actuality, three fields are typically associated with the study of computers at the […]

“What Kind of Nurse Should I Be?” [QUIZ]

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  Nurses support patients in nearly every medical situation imaginable. From emergency room treatment to palliative care to mental health, those who enter this field can choose from a wide range of career paths. So which path is right for you? Take our quiz to discover which type of nursing best fits your personality. What […]

Careers in Health Informatics

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Health informatics is an exciting and innovative area of medicine. As an interdisciplinary field, it combines information technology and communications in order to share data, streamline treatment, and improve patient care. Through the digital collection, storage, and analysis of health data, health informatics allows medical professionals to structure, share, and use their patients’ medical information […]

Technostress: This Is Your Brain on Computer Screens

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According to the Pew Research Center, 68 percent of Americans own smartphones. Although advanced technology is ubiquitous in today’s world, this reality can prove troublesome. Technostress, or the negative impact computer usage has on individuals, is a relevant issue for many of those in a hyperconnected society. Although scientific research on the topic is still […]

3 Mental Health Myths in Criminal Justice

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While mental illness is frequently considered the purview of psychologists and psychiatrists, criminal justice professionals often play an important role in the lives of those with mental illness and their recovery. The intersection between mental health and criminal justice is so important that some communities form crisis intervention teams (CIT), which are partnerships between law […]

Nonprofit Leadership: An Overview

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In the nonprofit world, leaders play a vital role in ensuring that organizations meet their goals and are able to carry out their mission. As one expert explains in the Harvard Business Review, “Leadership is the most important of the three legs nonprofit organizations stand on (the other two being strategy and capital). Nonprofits can […]

The Perks of Choosing an MBA with MIS Specialization

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As technology plays an increasingly central role in the business world, employers are looking for professionals who have relevant IT-based skill sets. That is why many individuals choose to pursue an MBA that focuses on Management Information Systems (MIS), which leverages both technological competencies and traditional business expertise. As MBA students with MIS specializations build […]

Understanding Intrusive Thoughts

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Most people think about a real event or imagined scenario that makes them feel uncomfortable. A new mother might imagine accidentally injuring her baby, or someone could envision a deadly traffic accident while driving down the interstate. However, in some cases, intrusive thoughts become all-consuming and interfere with the ability to live a normal life. […]

Changing Careers: Strategies for Busy Professionals

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Career dissatisfaction can happen for many reasons. From stagnant salary to lack of advancement and more, it is common for individuals to change career paths at some point in their professional lives. Financial and other responsibilities can slow down a job search, causing busy professionals to sacrifice their professional satisfaction and put off pursuing the […]

Cell Phone Addiction: The Statistics of Gadget Dependency

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The prevalence of smartphones is nothing short of a phenomenon. Apple debuted the iPhone more than 10 years ago, and its introduction to the world created a consumer need that previously didn’t exist. Now that 56 percent of Americans own smartphones, we use our mobile gadgets to work, play, share, learn, communicate, and stave off […]

Historical Inaccuracies in Popular Media

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“Based on a true story” is a popular and effective claim in the marketing realm. With the ever-growing popularity of the Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical and period dramas like The Crown, audiences have a new fondness for history. Of course, when it comes to popular media, historical references rarely tell the whole story. […]

The Earliest Personality Quiz: The Four Temperaments

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It’s no secret that online personality quizzes have become popular in recent years. From Myers-Briggs assessments to viral tests to find out “What Your Favorite Color Says About You,” people love to discover information about themselves that might provide insight into their likes, dislikes, and characteristics. Of course, some methods are more accurate than others. […]

Defining the Traits of Dysfunctional Families

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A dysfunctional family is one in which conflict and instability are common. Parents might abuse or neglect their children, and other family members are often forced to accommodate and enable negative behavior. In some cases, dysfunctional families can be the result of addiction, codependency, or untreated mental illness. No family is perfect, but it’s important […]

The Case for Cybersecurity Training

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Cybersecurity is the process of identifying, responding, and stopping security breaches and other cyber incidents. Though cybercrimes can be both minor and major, there is always a negative effect on a business, individual, government, or community. According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), nation-states or hackers organize one of the most common types of […]

Manager of a Generation: Millennials vs. Gen X [Infographic]

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Transcript Manager of a Generation: Millennials vs. Gen X  Modern managers have their work cut out for them: Millennials make up more than one-third of the workforce, making them the largest percentage of American workers at 53.5 million. It’s easy for managers to get caught up in developing new strategies for how to manage this […]