What is profitable for small businesses

“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 successfully participate in tenders: 5 rules for entrepreneurs
If you have decided, following the current trend today, to expand the market for products you supply or work performed and services provided through participation in tender procedures, then you…

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5 rules to avoid director criminal liability risks

Often, company executives are held criminally liable for actions whose criminality they do not even realize – “ignorance of the law does not exempt from liability”. According to statistics, in recent years the number of cases where directors have been prosecuted has been steadily increasing. Directors are attracted for various types of fraud (Articles 159-159.6), embezzlement or embezzlement (Article 160), illegal business (Article 171), tax crimes (Articles 198-199.2) and other actions. Continue reading

Apartments will not sell themselves, or How to properly process a client

In the conditions of today’s fierce competition among developers, the level of professionalism of sales managers in this area plays a key role. Anna Druzyuk gives recommendations on how to properly organize the work of a salesperson and explains why it is important to periodically audit the competencies of managers.
The real estate market has never demanded such efforts in the struggle for clients, as now. Continue reading

OKR in the company, or Two tools to advance towards ambitious goals

Natalya Gulchevskaya talks about two tools within the company’s management system for key results and goals (OKR) – visualization, progress meetings; shares personal experience of its implementation
At the first meeting to discuss a strategic session, I often hear from leaders: “Yes, we already had such sessions, set goals, were inspired, and then everything slipped back into routine; we achieved something, but most of what we planned was left on paper. Continue reading

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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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OKR in the company, or Two tools to advance towards ambitious goals
Natalya Gulchevskaya talks about two tools within the company's management system for key results and goals (OKR) - visualization, progress meetings; shares personal experience of its implementation At the first…

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Transferring an employee to self-employed: opportunities and risks
In 2019, a new tax regime appeared in Russia - a tax on professional income. This regime is established by the Federal Law of November 27, 2018 No. 422-ФЗ "On…

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How a novice entrepreneur competes with business giants
Quite often you can hear the opinion that if, next to a small store, a hypermarket opens, for example, the store will close very soon. Such an opinion, as a…

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