EMPLOYMENT CENTER AT THE CORNER: 8 signs that you are not ready to start your own business
“Starting and running a business requires a lot of energy. This is very risky, ”says Rani Langer-Croager, co-founder of Uptima Business Bootcamp. There is nothing shameful that you prefer to…

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OWN HANDS
About running rabbit “I can not afford a week of vacation - the company immediately loses important contracts and is late with deliveries to the main customers.” “I can’t bring…

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What makes us feel good about work?
What motivates you to work? Contrary to popular belief, this is not only money. But it is not only pleasure. It seems that most of us are thriving, constantly moving…

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The crisis of modern economic education

Dissatisfaction with modern economic education over the years has been deafeningly ripening at universities around the world. Finally, this discontent broke out. The media reported on an unprecedented event: at the University of Harvard (USA), the world citadel of training economists, financiers and managers, a strike of several hundred students was held in late November 2011 in the form of demonstrative withdrawal from the lecture. The lecture was delivered by Professor Gregory Mankyu as part of the Economics 10 course. The purpose of the strike is to protest against the bias of the course, its isolation from real life, the inability to form a critical and at the same time constructive attitude of the student towards economic realities. Continue reading

Economic Crimes

Economic crimes are part of mercenary crime directly related to economic relations in the country and in the world. Understanding of this group of acts is even more uncertain than self-serving crime itself. Nevertheless, these crimes are considered in many countries as a relatively independent group. And there are many reasons for this – economic, social, criminological and even political.

The criminological significance and volumes of economic crime do not coincide in countries with command and market economies, but in any society it cannot be ignored. Continue reading

COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS: about the eBay founder’s foundation

How impact investments, venture philanthropy and flexible capital change the world, says Elena Boytsun, Investment Director, Central and Eastern Europe, Omidyar Group.

Four years ago, I had a unique opportunity to become an impact investor, starting work in one of the most famous world companies in this field. The Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment company of Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, had already invested more than $ 1 billion in various projects, companies and non-profit organizations around the world.

My task was to structure the activities, business models and portfolios in Central and Eastern Europe for the fund. Having plunged deeply into this sphere, I understand more and more that the region’s financial system needs transformation of the post-Soviet countries financial system towards flexible capital, and impact investments and venture philanthropy are the most logical tools for this. Continue reading

Motivation problem
The problem of staff motivation is still popular, but is increasingly losing its relevance. The modern practice of personnel management increasingly connects the effectiveness of employees not with the psychological…

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When you need to take a loan to small business.
To take out a loan in the fire order to pay off financial problems, even if it succeeds, as a rule, does not solve financial problems, but only exacerbates them.…

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What is small business profitability?
Profitability - this term is heard by almost every adult. But not everyone understands what this term means. Not even all businessmen can explain this term. After starting to publish…

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Using the “80 to 20” Principle in Business
Almost everyone in his personal life and business spends time, energy and money on things that are indirectly related to our happiness and values ​​for others. Learn to attach importance…

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