“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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Strategic communications, or the Event does not end with a DJ set
It so happens that the manager goes from theory to practical actions, and there is also the other side, when the specialist intuitively and practically, through trial and error, opens…

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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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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

From hopelessness to "vomiting", or How to assess the level of service impeccability
The sphere of hospitality and leisure, an elite restaurant business and traditional catering is a market that, apparently, has always been, is and will be. At the same time, some…

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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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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…

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Signs that the company’s account will soon “freeze”
A current account is an important financial management tool for each company. The suspension of certain operations on the account or its complete blockage may, if not paralyze the activity…

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