How to make a client a fan of the company?
The Pareto rule in sales works no less efficiently than in other areas. It has long been proven that 20% of the most loyal and loyal customers provide 80% of…

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How to write a business plan
Quite often, novice entrepreneurs only very vaguely present a complete picture of their future business. They do not have a structured business plan, and therefore are denied a loan. And…

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Ten easy and effective ways to raise prices
Each entrepreneur can confidently say that raising prices is a morally difficult and unpleasant occupation. Everyone is afraid to scare customers, lose profits, etc. But in a crisis, revising prices…

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Pros and cons of self-governing companies as exemplified by Semco and Zappos

Today we’ll talk about the advantages and disadvantages of organizations that are managed not by a group of managers, but by each employee. Specialists will find out whether it is worth getting a job in such a company, and entrepreneurs will decide for themselves whether they are ready to choose the path of self-government and release the reins of control.

So, let’s imagine that an ordinary worker in one of the Russian companies had a brilliant idea on how to reduce production losses. From this moment, he has several options:

do nothing, following the principle of “initiative is punishable”;
go to the immediate boss and try to convince him of the prospects of the proposal;
Describe your thoughts and send them to a special mail to collect ideas, if any.
In all these options, the chance that the idea will be realized, even if it is really sensible, tends to zero. The boss may not realize the value of the proposal, and top managers can’t get to the mailbox, which they started several months ago, following the fashion. Continue reading

Virtual money: what is it, the pros and cons of e-currency

The world does not stand still, new technologies appear, and as you can see, gradually people begin to use electronic currency. But many still do not risk using electronic money, because they do not know what it is and how to use it. Most people think that electronic money is paper money that can be used to pay for various Internet services. For example, the Internet or mobile communications. But is it? In this article you will learn what electronic money is, how it appeared, their pros and cons, and how to use it. Continue reading

Activated Carbon Production

Activated carbon is known to everyone. Most know about it as small black tablets used in food poisoning – on the principle of “cheap and cheerful.” However, did anyone wonder what activated carbon is made of, and how this happens? After all, this process is much more complicated than it might seem at first glance.

What is activated carbon
Roughly speaking, activated carbon is carbon with virtually no impurities, having the appearance of a very light and very porous substance. Actually, it’s very porous – the surface of 1 gram of the finished substance, depending on the manufacturing method, can have a surface of 500 to 1800 m² – just imagine, a tablet that you take when poisoned has a surface of more than a kilometer square! Continue reading

The global economy now lives in wonderland
Not so long ago there was a period when it seemed that world central banks were on the path to normalization. We have been approaching a significant milestone on a…

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A successful company only needs to be organized
This is a short description of the success of the company, which has more broadly explored the needs of the legal services market. The company was created as a small…

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How to search for potential customers
Finding potential customers is a very simple task. For a small amount, you can quickly find hundreds of thousands of potential customers. A familiar businessman, the owner of dentistry in…

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How to make the office interior comfortable for employees
An office is the heart of any company, its most important place. It is in the office that the company's employees work, and that is where visitors and potential customers…

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