Franchise Launch Checklist
Many owners of a retail business that grows to medium or large size are considering selling their own franchise. The scheme provides a lot of advantages for the franchisor -…

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Useful self-deception: making work a game is the only way to survive
Nobody was born to work. Most children from wealthy Russian families aged 18-24 experience a dramatic and often shocking transition from the state of "I live, I wonder, mom and…

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Useful self-deception: making work a game is the only way to survive
Nobody was born to work. Most children from wealthy Russian families aged 18-24 experience a dramatic and often shocking transition from the state of "I live, I wonder, mom and…

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How to use digital detox for your business

According to the magazine Consumer Reports, the average person sees 247 advertising messages per day. And these are just conservative estimates. The publication Business Journal Phoenix increases this indicator to 600, and the public organization Union of Concerned Scientists even calls the figure 3000. Just think about it, you receive hundreds or even thousands of advertising messages in one form or another every day. In order not to go crazy and concentrate on important information, you unconsciously do not notice 90% of advertising. And when the remaining 10% is greatly reached, you can arrange a digital detox for yourself: refuse to use the Internet, a computer and a smartphone for a week or two. Continue reading

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”.

We were present at a historic moment. Before our eyes, the Soviet and post-Soviet career paradigm finally died. If in the Soviet version the ideal looked like a “work book with a single record” or progressive growth in line with the nomenclature system, and in the post-Soviet one it looked like a career in a Western corporation, now we are dealing with completely different values.

Wage labor – with a light hand Kiyosaki – declared occupation losers. A mobile coffee shop is better, but its own than a post at Gazprom. Better capitalization of their talents than the measured life of the clerk or the nervous 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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