Where does the cash gap come from and how to survive it
Irina Narchemashvili describes in detail situations in which a company falls into a cash gap and explains how to avoid this. Meet Vanya. He has an online store + showroom…

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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 love criticism and make the company more creative
Although much is said about the benefits of criticism, often this very word carries a negative connotation. Dmitry Trepolsky explains how, by adapting the critical assessment method used in the…

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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 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

How to make a superhero out of a worker

Konstantin Lashkevich talks about how to create favorable conditions in the company for professional growth of employees, lists the methods that can be used – from setting global goals to the right choice of environment
In any team, in any company there are leaders and their own “lagging behind”. While some employees are positive and lead the company forward, others openly fail to cope with the load and pull the entire department back. Continue reading

“I got settled, and six months later announced my pregnancy”: what should the employer do?
Anna Fedorova considers the issue of maternity leave and frequent hospital employees, explains how employers should relate to this “A young girl is about to have a baby, but before…

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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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“No legs - no cartoons”, or How a business refuses to serve 40 million potential customers
Weak, old, and not sufficiently dexterous could not only bring no benefit to the relatives, but they became a burden and a threat. A good solution to the problem was…

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How to make money on hype: 5 "not"
The ability to catch a hype wave has become a trump card in the struggle of brands for the attention of the audience. High-hype advertising is distributed on a viral…

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