“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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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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Moskvich won 9 million rubles thanks to a prophetic dream

The 39-year-old resident of Moscow, Ilya Matveev, saw two lucky numbers in a dream: 8 and 33. They helped him become the winner of the “5 out of 36” lotto. The winning amount amounted to 9.2 million rubles.

At the same time, the lucky one can be praised for the systematic approach: for a year he had been buying lottery tickets, inscribed in them the numbers seen in a dream, and added to them the dates of birth of relatives. Continue reading

The wolf from Wall Street spreads the infection, or Why you should not trust “patented professionals”

If you, like me, watched a series about Dr. House, you should remember how passionately he diagnosed lupus with everyone: a disease in which the immune system takes its own organism for a foreign one and begins to fight it.

I always had a lot of fun when, once again it turned out that this was not lupus, but a commonplace cold. And also because where House has an anomaly and rarity, in business – one part of the body, due to some mistakes, kills the other – this is routine and routine. Continue reading

For what violations can the head of the company be held criminally liable?

Any type of entrepreneurial activity is associated with certain risks. In particular, many risks are associated with the threat of criminal liability incurred by the head of the company. What actions can it take?

1. The implementation of illegal business activities.

This crime consists in the fact that the guilty person engages in entrepreneurial activity without state registration of a legal entity or individual entrepreneur or acts without a license when its receipt is mandatory (for example, production of medicines, transportation by inland water transport and others). 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…

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5 rules to avoid director criminal liability risks
Rustam Jane, a lawyer in criminal law practice, and Dmitry Lyapin, a lawyer at the Leontyev & Partners Law Firm, share five common examples from their practice when directors of…

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"The risk of charging VAT", or What you need to know when buying software
What are the licenses? Let's start with a simple one. The publisher of commercial software does not want everyone to use its product for free and is trying in every…

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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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