“DO NOT USE THE STARTUP WORD. CONSIDER EVERY PROJECT AS A BUSINESS »
Dmitry Bilash, together with his partner Dmitry Pleshakov, managed their own digital agency. After they decided to leave for data science. For the past two years, they have been developing…

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HOW BUSINESS THINKING HELPS IN LIFE
You have probably heard about the “rule of 10 thousand hours” - this is exactly what you need to become a professional in your field. How to form business thinking…

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HOW BUSINESS THINKING HELPS IN LIFE
You have probably heard about the “rule of 10 thousand hours” - this is exactly what you need to become a professional in your field. How to form business thinking…

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HOW TO BELIEVE AN OPPONENT IN THE NEGOTIATIONS

Sergey Kovalevsky has been involved in sales and B2B negotiations for 10 years. He is currently responsible for working with key clients at Lantmannen AXA (ТМ Finn Crisp, Start !, AXA).

He achieved an increase in distribution among key customers by 40% and doubled the turnover of transactions. Sergey shared with us the rules of persuading opponents.
1. Conflict and aggression is a bad idea
Starting negotiations with high notes, you do not set up the interlocutor for constructive negotiations, but in a tough and defensive format. You are increasingly focusing on position trading, rather than on your target. Continue reading

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 Arsenov, spoke at the QIWI Kitchen meeting. He told how to use metrics in product design so as not to kill the product.

#1. Profit
This is one of the most harmful metrics for designers. In the pursuit of profit, product quality can be seriously affected.

Useful metrics regarding attracting profit – user engagement with the product and conversion rate. Continue reading

HOW TO CONVINCE THE CHIEF PAY FOR YOUR TRAINING

Combining study and work is not only possible, but also necessary. Especially when there is an opportunity to negotiate with the head about tuition and save money.

We translated an article from the French portal Archolda on how to prepare for a conversation and what arguments work.

What is the employer’s interest in your training?
Employees gain the knowledge and skills they need in their work and better cope with their duties. Loyalty increases, and the staff turnover decreases.

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CEO ONEBOX: “The Chase FOR CRM IMPLEMENTATION AS A TREND WILL KILL 90% OF PROJECTS »
Small and medium-sized businesses perceive CRM as a “magic pill” from problems in working with customers, lost applications and a decline in sales. The selection and implementation of such software…

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HOW TO BUILD A BUSINESS WITHOUT OFFICE: CASE OF GAGARIN STUDIO DESIGN STUDIO
Business in a remote format helps to scale faster, invest more in weak spots, create favorable conditions for customers and a special corporate culture. How - on the example of…

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HOW TO DISCUSS CORRECTLY PROBLEMS AT WORK
Imagine a situation: you need to seriously talk with your boss. But you constantly put off the conversation. As a result, you accumulate negative emotions, it seems that no one…

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“IF YOU PLAN TO LAUNCH A BUSINESS IN ANOTHER COUNTRY, LIVE THERE FOR 6 MONTHS”
It is difficult to open a business in a new country, and even more difficult if this is your first business. Inna Yarovaya worked as a business development director at…

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