Risks of transferring employees to individual entrepreneurs and self-employed
We talk about the main risks for an employer company that transfers its employees to self-employed and self-employed, and explain how to protect yourself from possible penalties from the tax…

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Can trainings “put out a fire of a business”?
Denis Sidenko talks about situations where employees and business executives will really benefit from attending a variety of trainings - from time management training to team building skills - and…

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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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How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens and large chain stores

An entrepreneur from Khabarovsk bought a tiny cookie production line. I found a recipe, put together a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple of months I realized that enthusiasm alone is not enough – nobody buys cookies. Stanislav Matushevich tells how he got involved in this business, traveled around the city and the surrounding villages, studded dozens of thresholds and brought the manufacturer an agreement with a large million-dollar network. Continue reading

What is profitable for small businesses: three life hacks from an entrepreneur

Denis Martynov talks about promising niches for the development of small business in Russia, within the framework of which today it is possible to build an effective business: from various integrators of services and goods to high-quality service
Now is the best time for small business. While the state “helps” medium and large businesses to “survive”, the time has come for entrepreneurial artisans – people who create and manage small enterprises on their own. Continue reading

“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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Comparison of direct and reverse franchises: which is more profitable?
Evgeni Dobrinin compares two types of franchises - direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work…

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How to get a cook internship? Overview of interesting culinary schools in Russia and abroad
Unfortunately, professional cook education in Russia can only be obtained at schools and colleges. But this level is not enough to work in serious institutions. The way out is to…

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How to get a government order without a “shaggy hand”
One of the main reasons stopping entrepreneurs from participating in government tenders is the widespread belief that it is impossible to win a government order without a pullback. It is…

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