An employee asks to increase salary: what to do?
Irina Narchemashvili talks about how to respond to employee requests for higher wages: how to listen to a request and evaluate the contribution of an employee so as not to…

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Avoiding Court, or Mediation for Business
Ekaterina Shvets talks about the alternative possibility of dispute resolution with the participation of a mediator - the mediation procedure, lists the positive and negative sides of this method of…

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Marketer: instructions for use
The author has been working in the field of marketing for more than a decade. The period has come that is associated with the lack of widespread dissemination of information…

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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

“Business parasites”, or How not to kill a business system

The age of the parasite in nature, as a rule, is short-lived. It is introduced into the body, devours it, poisons with its bowel movements, enters into a confrontation with the immune system. He has no individual task to live happily ever after. All he needs is to leave as many offspring as possible to preserve his biological species. Unlike the symbiont, he does not care about his carrier. He is killing him. Continue reading

Prospects for Russian business in 2019: entrepreneur opinion
Entrepreneur Denis Martynov shares forecasts of the development of business trends in 2019: which market sector will grow more actively than the rest, which will be stable; explains what changes…

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How to conclude a contract with a self-employed
How much noise the self-employed reform made! And all due to the fact that from January 1, 2019, law No. 422-FZ entered into force, which introduced a new tax regime…

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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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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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