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Management & Strategy

How to create a friendly atmosphere at negotiations - 02/22/2019

Sometimes emotions interfere with negotiations. They can destroy the possibility of a rational agreement, turn friendship into a long-term enmity and kill hope for a just resolution of the conflict. But at the same time, they can be an important positive factor. The main thing is to be able to benefit from them. Good or bad, most of the emotions that arise in the negotiation process are generated...

How to find a mentor - 02/15/2019

Building a business by trial and error is difficult and unpleasant. It is much smarter to use experience and ideas of those who have already did it. The key to growing your business is mentor assistance. Imagine that successful people are points in a “connect points” game. Combine their experience and knowledge to bring your business and personal life to a new level. Here is a step-by-step plan...

How to make your colleagues meet deadlines - 02/08/2019

Many of us have been in a situation like this more than once: deadline is near, the project must be handed over, but nothing is ready yet... Many people have a superpower to forget about deadlines. And yet, they can be called for order. How to make the team do things in time? Here are some tips. There are five signs that indicate that you have a problem with deadlines. - Your team often breaks...

Seven ways to become a true professional - 02/01/2019

Why do some people work much better than others? This is a deceptively simple question asked by professionals in different fields of activity. Our perception of success is based on conviction that everything depends on talent. But are all these statements fair? Some performance experts disagree with the idea that it's all about talent. They argue that it is equally or even more important to make...

Here's why you need to organize your day - 01/25/2019

This is the most powerful tool to overcome difficulties and obstacles. Without it, a person is often distracted by senseless stimuli and unnecessary things. This is necessary to facilitate work and allows you to start performing tasks without too much thought. This is your daily schedule. The fact that the daily routine simplifies work with complex tasks is proven by scientific papers. If you...

Forming cooperation between sales and marketing: How and why? - 01/18/2019

A war between the sales and marketing departments may be the reason why why your business does not get enough profit. If you have no desire to scale business and you are completely satisfied with financial success, then let these departments exist separately. If you want to generate a new level of profit, stop this unspoken war. These departments work independently in most companies....

Four mistakes of leaders - 12/28/2018

A company’s head can become a first-class leader if he can do four things: inspire, influence, combine and lead. Inspire people, influence attitudes, join forces and lead a team to a goal. A leader always creates something completely new, sets the direction for his team, draws perspectives so that people believe. However, any novice manager can make 4 common mistakes that will cost him dearly....

Five principles to resolve internal conflicts in company - 12/21/2018

No matter how friendly your company is, there can be occasional disputes and disagreements. Hushing up or avoiding them is an unproductive way: it will not allow the company to develop and find new ways to solve problems. On the other hand, it is impossible to argue endlessly. Is there any other way to resolve disputes? A rare dispute is resolved to the mutual satisfaction of the parties. Imagine...

Carlos Ghosn could use Nissan’s funds to buy real estate - 12/18/2018

The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg told about several properties that belong to the head of Renault, Carlos Ghosn, and are located on different continents. They could be the reason of investigation in Japan. According to the American newspapers, Mr. Ghosn could spend Nissan funds on some of the apartments. A mansion of pale pink color in Beirut worth about $ 15 million could be among the real...

Turning parties into networking - 12/14/2018

December is the time of the final meetings, presentations and corporate events. Many people avoid them or spend time in idle chatters, but for a business person, any party is a reason to make a good acquaintance. Avoid traps From the point of view of the party space organization, presentations and corporate parties are similar to each other. There are traps and places favorable for...
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