HOW TO CREATE A COMPANY: WHAT I LEARNED FOR 7 YEARS AT AIRBNB
Lenny Rachitsky founded the startup Localmind, which became part of Airbnb in 2012. He shared the lessons he learned from work at the company. We have translated the article. Shortly…

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"UBER AND TESLA - DEEP DAMAGES BUT CONTINUE SUCCESSFULLY WORK »
Why loss does not mean bankruptcy Everyone knows that companies like Uber and Tesla are deeply unprofitable. But at the same time they do not close, but continue to work…

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HOW TO APPLY THE PRINCIPLES OF GEOPOLITICS IN MANAGEMENT
Montesquieu’s geopolitical theory says that the form of government in a country depends on the geographic location, climate, area, and amount of minerals. Montesquieu believed that the main criterion for…

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“UBER AND TESLA – DEEP DAMAGES BUT CONTINUE SUCCESSFULLY WORK »

Why loss does not mean bankruptcy
Everyone knows that companies like Uber and Tesla are deeply unprofitable. But at the same time they do not close, but continue to work successfully.

The loss of the American coworking network WeWork is more than $ 2 billion. But soon the company goes on an IPO with the expectation that investors will invest in it.

A person who is not familiar with the world of technology startups will have a question: “How is that – a company is unprofitable, but are its shares being bought?”

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DELEGATE BUT WITHOUT YOU NOTHING IS DECIDED. WHAT TO DO?

For a long time I could not learn to delegate. Having learned, I found out that my employees do not take delegation seriously, and come to me to confirm every little thing. It is not a matter of distrust of those to whom I delegate – they are valued and respected. But still, the culture in the organization is “ask Sasha.”

I understand that this is partly my problem, but what to do about it?

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“I DO NOT BELIEVE IN MATERIALITY. BUSINESS IS LONG AND DIFFICULT

Agency is not only creative, but also business
Many people slip into an emotional attitude to the agent business, since it is craft. They think: if I am well versed in targeting, I have a macbook and a client who is willing to pay, then it’s time to open an agency.

To do this, it is not necessary to have an office – you can meet in a neutral territory. And in order not to pay salaries, it is enough to attract freelancers.

This is self-deception. It is important to understand that the agency is also a business.

The first question to ask yourself is: “What kind of business are you building?”

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HOW SHARING ECONOMY CHANGES TRADITIONAL INDUSTRIES
What is sharing economy? The concept of sharing is not new, as they lived in a primitive society. Libraries, cinemas and rental offices existed long before Airbnb and Uber, but…

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BUREAUCRACY AND FACELESSNESS: 7 CHALLENGES IN WORK TO LARGE CORPORATIONS
It’s great when you answer the question “Where do you work?” With the name of a well-known company. But there are spots on the Sun. Giant corporations do not always…

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Why companies need innovation
No matter how cool a company is, over time its revenues will begin to fall. For various reasons - employees do not follow trends, user needs change, new technologies appear.…

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6 HARMFUL AND VALUABLE METRIC FOR DESIGNER
Almost all major IT companies are trying to make a marketer out of a designer who creates a product that meets certain metrics. The creator of Looi Design Studio, Arthur…

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