Transformation of a hobby into a business. How not to do
Why did you suddenly decide that you can make money on Bentley by knitting slippers or SMM? We choke the initiative in the bud. Check the settings of "objective reality".…

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Demarketing - what is it and when is it used? Real life examples
Demarketing is a type of marketing aimed at reducing demand among the entire target audience or its specific groups. Wait, but why reduce demand - you have to rejoice that…

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Design Thinking: How to Create a Product That Solves a Problem
This article is about how to create or improve a product so that it solves the problem of your audience. We will create the product using design thinking. Smart foreheads…

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Do I need to develop a development strategy for modern business?

The word “strategy” in Russian business practice has overgrown with numerous myths, the most ardent distributors of which, according to our observations, are people who have never developed a strategy. One of the main complaints about business strategy is that the classic strategic toolkit developed many years ago, during the industrial revolution, and is unsuitable for the current digital age. I will try to show that this is not so.

The dissemination of ideas of abandoning strategy as a managerial tool in Russia was facilitated by Nassim Tallleb with his “black swan”.

The idea of ​​a “black swan”, that is, an unpredictable external factor, was liked by entrepreneurs because Continue reading

How to present a project to a customer who does not understand your work?

So you made a website design, drew a logo or wrote a text for a landing page and discounted the result to the client. But your work did not seem to him a brilliant revelation, like you. Ludicrous comments begin (what he carries), inappropriate changes are made (I won’t even add this to the portfolio), and relations may be broken (I don’t work with this inadequate anymore). To avoid misunderstanding and correctly convey ideas, follow the plan from the article.

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how do I do work that I don’t want to do

We think we are sentient beings. We even believe that we have a certain “I” that has constant and unchanging qualities. Allegedly, today we are “I”, yesterday it was him, tomorrow we will also be “I”.

This fundamental mistake becomes clear when we are faced with procrastination. In a striking way, at the moment when you need to show your “constant qualities” and begin the necessary work, we turn into unreasonable children, ready to be distracted by anything, just not to get down to business.

To pick up keywords, write a post for social networks, draw up a content plan, prepare a tax return on time are tasks that our brain understands, and we even have the skill to solve them. But we are ready to fail the deadlines for no reason, and then scared to be surprised – WHY did we do this? Continue reading

How to protect yourself from a fraudulent employer
Despite the versatility and variability of the labor market (homeworkers, distance workers, and so on), most of our compatriots, awakening themselves with hot coffee and courageously withstanding the crush in…

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Freelance: Pros and Cons
The modern labor market offers job seekers many work options and conditions on which to carry out their professional activities. Not so long ago, the word "freelance" appeared in our…

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Mistakes in finances that put a business at risk
Here is an entrepreneur opened a business. Developed a sought-after product, conducted market research, found its target audience. Passed packaging courses and made a cool website, hired cool sellers. And…

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About Provocative Marketing
Provocative Marketing: The Art of Surprising Modern media space is oversaturated with advertising messages just like the streets of a metropolis with noise and rattle. Depending on the lifestyle in…

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