“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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“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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Counterparty bankruptcy: what transactions can be challenged and how to protect yourself?
When a bankruptcy proceeds, everything: creditors, a debtor, a bankruptcy trustee - are driven by a simple motive - to receive money. This gives rise to the struggle for the…

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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 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

“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 like to take such “crap” companies before the reporting period, but my partners (our clients, part-time) asked for this client very much. Continue reading

Work on bugs: how can a business get a good product by working with contractors
Inspections of the security service, analysis of contracts and amendments to lawyers suddenly make a ruthless bureaucratic machine out of the procurement department. The initial application undergoes a lot of…

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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…

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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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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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