How to hire an accountant if you do not understand anything in accounting
I clearly remember my first leader. In the early 2000s, right after the institute, I got a job as the chief (and only) accountant in a small furniture company. From…

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“Black List” of taxpayers: criteria and reasons for getting
Recently, some specialized and not-so-media outlets have reported that our Federal Tax Service has a black list of taxpayers. And then, as often happens in such cases, there was a…

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How we built a turquoise company: Alexey Denisov's experience - OLS
We, the OLS company, are a turquoise organization. How do we understand this? As well as all really working “turquoise” organizations - having read Frederic Lalu’s book “Discovering the Organizations…

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“They will be pulled ashore and stunned with a stick”, or How to conclude a contract on your terms

One day, during a training on negotiations, a woman came up to me and asked: “We make cakes. Recently concluded a contract with the network. They stayed at a discount of 44% with a minimum of 46%. I’m thinking: did we win the negotiations or lose? ”

This is a common question. People are often sure that a deal is a victory in negotiations. In fact, victory is your terms of the deal. Continue reading

Employees-IP: how to avoid problems with the tax

A business cannot exist only at the expense of its creator and ideological inspirer: the involvement of professionals from the outside is inevitable. But paying the employee a “white” salary, the entrepreneur must also pay personal income tax and insurance premiums to the budget. As a result, many companies force employees to register as IP, offering more favorable conditions. How to hedge the risks that such a scheme generates – we will describe in the article Continue reading

Management in the student construction team, or Freedom as a conscious need
It was in the last century. Next summer, a student construction team (MTR) was created at the institute, and our hero was appointed commander. This movement originated in the mid-1950s…

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Counterparty bankruptcy: what transactions can be challenged and how to protect yourself?
When a bankruptcy proceeds, everything: creditors, a debtor, a bankruptcy trustee - are driven by a simple motive - to receive money. This gives rise to the struggle for the…

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Voice shopping: what business needs to know to be trendy
Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon's bestseller list on Christmas Day. According to…

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“Gold is for fools,” or Why business is not a sport, and the winner does not get everything
Within the framework of these columns, we talked a lot about how the companies are structured and their weaknesses. They talked a lot and in detail about how to diagnose…

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