“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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Do not rush to pay a fine to Rostekhnadzor!
Organizations operating hazardous production facilities (HEP), such as drilling rigs, aerial platforms and so on, are required to carry out production control over compliance with industrial safety requirements at the…

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Three main business trends of 2018: automation, innovation, quality
To develop your business, both here and abroad, you should offer customers a competitive product, which, in turn, cannot be produced without well-established processes for which process management is responsible.…

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Monthly Archives: November 2018

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 investment opportunities, price increases, forced contractor changes are the reality of any business. It is impossible to build business processes so that costs never arise; which means that you need to learn to live with them. Continue reading

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 the conversation with the boss, I learned two things:
There should be several directions in business, because if difficulties are in one industry, others will certainly help to survive. Specifically, he had: agriculture, a water and beer company and a company selling furniture. Continue reading

How not to fall under tax suspicion: dangerous schemes and mistakes of entrepreneurs

It is important to note that schemes differ from errors in the awareness of the commission, and therefore the consequences. Let’s start with the mistakes that managers face due to low awareness, lack of experience or excessive courage.

The desire to save on professionals

And, as a result, low competencies of accountants. Continue reading

“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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“Influencing or manipulating?”: How to build relationships with subordinates in a developing company
The task of management in any business is to achieve goals in conditions of limited resources. The manager does not always understand this, often he justifies himself or others by…

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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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“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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