“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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What to consider in the agreement with the counterparty in order not to incur losses
Entrepreneurship is always associated with risks, which can occur both from factors independent of a person and from human factors. The latter include intentional non-performance of the contract, fraud, inclusion…

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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 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

What is a system in business?
The system in business provides order, correct and quick execution of work. It is no secret that business is, first and foremost, people. So, to build a system, you need…

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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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“Caution, an illiterate accountant!”, Or How to save a company from an unqualified specialist
In September, two companies belonging to the same owner took for accounting services. One in the general mode, the second in the simplified tax system “Revenues minus expenses”. I don’t…

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What do LLC fear when they work with IP
To save money, companies are looking for contractors to do some work. Often these works are carried out by an individual entrepreneur without employees, that is, a specialist who was…

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