“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 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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Pension reform: everything an employer needs to know
First and foremost: so far nothing has changed significantly. The increase in the retirement age will be gradual: each year the retirement age will increase by one year. Moreover, in…

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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 OC&C estimates, in December 2017, 13% of U.S. households and 10% of British households had voice assistants, and about 6 million homeowners ordered products through these devices in 2017, representing $ 2 billion in retail sales. Continue reading

“They will be pulled ashore and stunned with a stick”, or How to conclude a contract on your terms

One day, during a training on negotiations, a woman came up to me and asked: “We make cakes. Recently concluded a contract with the network. They stayed at a discount of 44% with a minimum of 46%. I’m thinking: did we win the negotiations or lose? ”

This is a common question. People are often sure that a deal is a victory in negotiations. In fact, victory is your terms of the deal. Continue reading

“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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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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How not to fall under tax suspicion: dangerous schemes and mistakes of entrepreneurs
It is important to note that schemes differ from errors in the awareness of the commission, and therefore the consequences. Let's start with the mistakes that managers face due to…

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What fraudulent schemes of employees may affect the head of the company
Legislative fraud is the theft of another's property or the acquisition of a right to it through fraud or breach of trust, which can be committed using an official position.…

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