“The tail steers a dog”, or Three stories of real business
Svetlana Emelyanova, managing partner of STEP Consulting, shares three stories from business practice that describe the resistance of the company's employees to useful changes and innovations, and explains how to…

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How to manage expenses that are not budgeted
Unforeseen expenses need to be foreseen. Behind this seemingly absurd phrase lies an unfortunate truth: expenses not provided for by the budget are inevitable for any company. Force majeure, unexpected…

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"The risk of charging VAT", or What you need to know when buying software
What are the licenses? Let's start with a simple one. The publisher of commercial software does not want everyone to use its product for free and is trying in every…

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Monthly Archives: February 2017

How to include employees in the work after the New Year holidays: 9 receptions

Maria Turcan, co-founder of the “I’m the Head” online school for beginner leaders, shares nine tips on how to get employees on track after a long weekend
The first working day after a long New Year’s holiday. When one employee returned from vacation – nothing yet. When everyone thinks about work around, busy with work, focused on the main thing, to adapt to one thing is a simple matter. Continue reading

5 rules to avoid director criminal liability risks

Rustam Jane, a lawyer in criminal law practice, and Dmitry Lyapin, a lawyer at the Leontyev & Partners Law Firm, share five common examples from their practice when directors of organizations were prosecuted, not initially planning to commit crimes and not understanding the danger of the actions being taken, and explain how to protect yourself from potential risks Continue reading

“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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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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20 technology and brand promotion trends in 2019
Marketing is a dynamic, changeable and unstable industry in which it is not enough to grab onto one thing and constantly adhere to it - there will always be something…

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“Happiness struck the head”, or What if you succeed and now the company is in crisis?
Last week, in the first part of this conversation, I said that a hangover and insanity are practically no different. Outwardly, they are very similar. It may even seem that…

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