Moskvich won 9 million rubles thanks to a prophetic dream
The 39-year-old resident of Moscow, Ilya Matveev, saw two lucky numbers in a dream: 8 and 33. They helped him become the winner of the “5 out of 36” lotto.…

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Business Trends, or How to Get the Most Out of Business Benefits from Innovation
We cannot conduct business at the same speed with which our ancestors conducted them. The business world has changed. Twenty years ago it was completely different, the speed of the…

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“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 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

Business Trends, or How to Get the Most Out of Business Benefits from Innovation

We cannot conduct business at the same speed with which our ancestors conducted them. The business world has changed. Twenty years ago it was completely different, the speed of the necessary changes today is completely different. As strategists, as creators of companies, as business owners, today we are faced with challenges that no one has ever faced before. Below I briefly outlined some trends that affect business strategy today. Continue reading

“Business under attack”: what banks can consider as a cash out scheme and block an account

Recently, 115-ФЗ has become a serious stumbling block for a calm business. In accordance with it, banks are entitled (and in fact, taking into account the requirements of acts of the Bank of Russia – are obliged) to identify suspicious transactions. Based on their suspicions, banks may refuse to conduct operations, unilaterally terminate the contract or refuse to open an account. The same numbers are published everywhere: in 2017, banks refused to complete approximately 500,000 transactions. 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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The wolf from Wall Street spreads the infection, or Why you should not trust "patented professionals"
If you, like me, watched a series about Dr. House, you should remember how passionately he diagnosed lupus with everyone: a disease in which the immune system takes its own…

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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…

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The wolf from Wall Street spreads the infection, or Why you should not trust "patented professionals"
If you, like me, watched a series about Dr. House, you should remember how passionately he diagnosed lupus with everyone: a disease in which the immune system takes its own…

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