Changes in legislation-come into force in June-July 2019
The experts of the company "ConsultantPlus" - about the latest amendments to the legislation, as well as those that were adopted a long time ago, but come into force in…

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Features of turbo pages
At the end of last year, a new phenomenon appeared in Yandex − turbo pages. All users of the search engine, without exception, have access to this functionality. In fact,…

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How to stay productive under severe stress
We usually talk about how to increase personal efficiency by combining the routine of private life with work. But, unfortunately, each of us is faced with situations that go beyond…

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What is the problem with smart people

There’s nothing worse than working with fools, is there? When hiring new employees, it is logical to pay attention to smart people — it seems that it will be easier to work with them, because they know a lot and understand everything. However, this is not always the case: in some cases, too smart an employee does more harm than good, says Sidney Finkelstein, author of the BBC article “The problem with smart people”.

This article will be useful for startups, HR managers, and those geniuses who would like to learn that they also have weaknesses.

To make sure that intellectuals are able to ruin a good cause, it is worth remembering the fate of the American energy Corporation Enron, about which few people now remember. Continue reading

The placebo effect in business: how to use and avoid getting caught

Placebo-suggestion based on experience and imagination-works well in business. If the problem is not solved by conventional methods, only the “magic pill”can help.

In evidence-based medicine, the placebo effect is used for scientific purposes-to compare with actual drugs, and in so-called alternative medicine-as in business, to make a profit.

The first to learn this trick were the healers of the middle Ages and successfully promoted medicine from dried toads, treatment with metal spokes and mercury lapping.

This newsletter is for those who do not want to fall for the bait of calculating marketers or, on the contrary, find the placebo effect useful for their business and want to use it in practice. Continue reading

Eye for eye. And 10 more Donald trump business rules

Before being elected President of the United States, Donald trump was just a very famous billionaire who made a name and fortune in real estate.

To be precise, he did not make a fortune, but increased it — his grandmother Elizabeth krait trump, who founded the real estate Agency Elizabeth Trump & Son together with her 18-year-old son Fred in 1923, began selling real estate.

Donald trump inherited an entrepreneurial talent that his grandmother could be proud of. Currently, the Trump Organization is engaged in real estate, investment, sales and marketing, property management, and works in entertainment, media, modeling, financial transactions, and produces clothing, jewelry, and furniture. Continue reading

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Survive
By the nature of my work, I have to hold several intense meetings with various people during the day. This is a new experience, and already trusted partners. The practice…

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Rules for successful bosses
What do good bosses think about their work 1. Business is an ecosystem, you need to cooperate, not fight with each other. 2.Companies are communities where everyone is an individual.…

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Why do managers yell at their subordinates
Today the boss is courteous, polite and seems to be happy with everything, and tomorrow he shakes the walls with angry tirades. Scientists have explained why the chief's office may…

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