4 principles of business automation: how not to make a mistake
The topic of business automation is one of the hottest in recent times. Many experts talk about the capabilities of various tools and how they can improve your company's performance.…

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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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“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 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 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 of the Future” and comparing it with yourself.

By the way, according to Jos de Blok (the founder of Buurtzorg), one of the heroes of the Lalu book, he also learned that they are “turquoise”, from this book. Continue reading

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 of the entire “organism”, but certainly cause significant damage to it. In particular, it is for this reason that banks and tax officials use the threat of an account lockout threat to influence entrepreneurs. Continue reading

Mistakes of experienced entrepreneurs in the field of financial management company
I, as the financial director of the company, as well as a specialist who implemented financial planning in hundreds of different companies, I can say for sure that the main…

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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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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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“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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