How to successfully participate in tenders: 5 rules for entrepreneurs
Arthur Kurbanov talks about five rules for entrepreneurs who want to participate in the tender procurement system: from recommendations to carefully study customer documents and terms of reference to purely…

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Leads without joy: three situations where requests and calls do not bring sales, but problems
What does almost every company expect from online advertising? Of course, leads. The more — the better. After all, there are not many good things. However, our experience shows that…

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How to get rid of a non-shipping item in a store
Grigory Pavlov, Director Of the Association of Retail Stores, talks about how to work with illiquid product balances in a retail store, identifies the main problem points and gives advice…

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Pygmalion to himself, or How to become the reason for his advancement

Vedagar Morgunov, a mentor in the field of productive public communication, talks about how to independently improve your own status as a professional by changing or adjusting your image, and explains what role the appearance of a modern professional plays in the process of growing up the career ladder and establishing working relationships
I like to be groomed. When the hair is clean, shiny and neatly trimmed. When the skin is slightly moisturized. And also when the suit sits well, and the shoes are not upset on the shoes. Because grooming, in the first place, is an indicator of how a person knows how to save what is created. In untidiness lurks a certain homelessness. About the same as in those homeless people who did not even bother to worry in advance about their overnight stay. Such, as a rule, spend the night where necessary; the main thing is that it should be darker and smaller people. Continue reading

5 commandments of the sales Department, or how to grow strawberries

Irina Narchemashvili, financial Director of ATManagement Group, lists five rules for effective organization of the sales Department – from dividing the functions of managers and paying salaries based on the results of the plan implementation-to building a system of employee motivation
As a child, I tried to grow strawberries at my grandmother’s dacha. I had a small garden, seedlings, watering can and the hot sun of Tbilisi. It would seem: plant, water, harvest. But no, my strawberries are dead. It turned out that the land needs to be fertilized, seedlings planted in a certain way, and the leaves are periodically treated with protection. Continue reading

Sales from the stage: “pros”, “cons”, warnings

Alexey Milovanov lists the strengths and weaknesses of public sales, talks about the opportunities for business development that open “sales from the stage” – on large forums, round tables, webinars
If you want to be successful and rich, learn how to sell yourself! A modern leader, top Manager, and expert should be a good speaker who can involve himself and his product or service. Today, this competence is an essential component of success. What sales are we talking about when we mean the first person? Let’s first remember which key sales channels exist at the moment, analyze their “pros” and “cons”, consider which of them are recommended to work with the Manager. And also let’s talk about what is a “black mark” for any business and businessman. Continue reading

How to survive the "dead season" for business»
Ekaterina Ukolova gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to overcome the "dead season" - from describing the process of diversifying areas of work-to special training for sales managers and new…

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10 signs of a speaker-sloth: how to understand that someone was not preparing for a speech
Anna Zagumennaya, event director of the PR Partner agency, shares 10 signs of a public speaker’s poor preparedness for speaking - from reading material on a piece of paper to…

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Novice expert: to believe or not to believe-that's the catch
Alexey Milovanov gives advice to novice speakers who have recently started actively speaking in front of an audience, how to build communication with the audience and how to win their…

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Customers make calls but don’t buy: what to do?
Often, in pursuit of compliance with stringent corporate standards, we switch to the language of formal and template expressions. This is correct from the point of view of corporate culture,…

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