“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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“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…

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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

“Letters of happiness” from IFTS: what you need to be prepared for
In modern realities, calling an interrogation to the tax authority is a common practice. The regulatory authorities attach more and more importance to conducting interrogations of individuals. In addition to…

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How to avoid a cash gap due to winning the tender: a brief case
At the end of July, our company won a tender for the supply of products for one federal research and production center. Under the terms of the contract, an advance…

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5 rules on how to help the customer during construction in order to receive contracts in the future
It is no secret that many of the directors of small construction companies that conclude a contract for construction and installation works (performers of all kinds or only some narrow-profile…

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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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