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HOW DOES A LAWYER INCREASE SALES PERFORMANCE?

27 December 2016

A lawyer’s job in business has always been akin to being a "sacred cow", not to be hurried. However, the business environment of today requires lawyers to leave their quiet rooms and dive into the daily work of the "fields".

The ability of a lawyer to increase sales performance is a reality. Here are five rules to which they must adhere.

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THREE LETTERS: WHAT CAN MBA DIPLOMA SAY ABOUT YOU

24 October 2016

Over the last year, almost everybody has asked me why I needed two diplomas in business studies. People do not always know why they need to have at least one diploma. Elon Musk and Steven Jobs became successful without any diplomas and I have graduated from two business schools – INSEAD and Harvard. Why?

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HOW CAN UKRAINIAN AGROTRADERS OBTAIN TRADE FINANCING?

28 July 2016

Today, Ukrainian business is in a state of uncertainty. On the one hand, there are European integration processes, with prospects for development on foreign markets and a comprehensive reduction in barriers. On the other hand, there is the armed conflict that gravely affects the country’s economy.

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HR AT STARTUP PACE. HOW TO FIND A UNIQUE HR MANAGEMENT FORMULA

22 July 2016

It is becoming increasingly difficult to survive and grow in a rapidly changing, unstable world. It is like natural selection: if the environmental conditions change, it does not matter whether you are big or small, plodding or fleet of foot - you must evolve or die.

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FROM SOVIET TO PRO: 5 DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF A SUCCESSFUL SALESPERSON

18 July 2016

Salespeople like to joke that "working in sales is very simple — you've just got to sell everything at a high price and with advance payment". 

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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT

18 July 2016

For more than 20 years now, many developed countries and large industrial companies have been implementing the idea of a "cyclical economy". This means waste-free production. Even those with access to cheap natural resources are starting to think about recycling these raw materials. Knowing that minerals are a non-renewable resource, these companies increasingly prefer to recycle industrial waste. Moreover, it is often less expensive for a business to use recycled materials, thereby reducing the cost of the final product. In Ukraine, this is not yet common practice, though the country is quite "rich" in waste materials waiting for a second chance.

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VOLATILE OIL

19 May 2016

Oil prices are now hovering at around $48 per barrel on global exchanges, and even short-term surges are making traders optimistic. This reaction is not surprising given that prices have been falling at various rates for the past two years.

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FINDING TREASURE IN A RUBBISH HEAP

4 May 2016

An effective public policy and economic incentives for waste processing are a win-win situation for the country and for business. Ukraine is ranked 83rd for ease of doing business and 162nd in economic freedom, but it makes the top five industrially developed countries in terms of stored waste.

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LESSONS FROM THE CRISIS

6 October 2015

A crisis is no reason to put on hold efforts to strengthen your HR brand. On the contrary, it is at such moments that the brand undergoes "strength testing," and the company's readiness to deliver on its promises and values is put to the test.

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EVOLUTION OF BUSINESS: HOW TO MOVE FORWARD WITHOUT SLOWING DOWN

29 September 2015

Constant development is a key characteristic of today’s successful business. Finding your niche and resting on your laurels is no longer an option. It is necessary to continuously move forward while staying on contact with your surroundings and watching your step. This is where you can discover a new business idea.

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