“This year was the first one when I realized that my productivity was reduced due to media consumption,” admitted David Carr, The New York Times media reviewer. “I look to the future and think: what should I refuse? Stop monitoring the NFL? to concerts? Or you just have to go back and abandon the habits of the digital world that eat up my life?
The concept of paying for the time spent in a cafe, and not for the food and services provided in it, was born a little more than a year ago in Moscow, it was invented by the writer Ivan Mitin. Restaurateurs around the world have tried and are trying to experiment with the payment model. In the Vienna café Deewan, a visitor can order any number of dishes from the menu and pay for them at his discretion - as much as he sees fit.
For almost five years now, I have had my own business - a consulting agency that provides, among other things, PR services. We do not have any clear specialization. Once we won a tender for the development of an advertising campaign, in which several giants like BBDO participated, and the whole Kiev was hung with our advertising.
The other day, chairman of the trade union organization Vladimir Babkin resigned from Gazprom, known for having shot the deputy director of Gazprom Dobycha Nadym on a hunt in 2010, confusing the latter with a boar. The fighter for the rights of workers of the state corporation did not bring other problems. But employees of smaller companies like to exhaust the nerves of the owners and without the use of weapons.
In the West, some corporate tweeters have no less subscribers than show business stars. For example, the global Starbucks account has more than 2.6 million readers, and the manufacturer of communicators HTC - 443 thousand people. Both companies use tweeter for feedback, receiving offers and complaints from customers.
Konstantin BOCHARSKY editor of the magazine "Secret of the company" (Publishing House "Kommersant"), the owner of Toyzez.ru and "Full Cup" stores. All one to one. Last week, the manager went on vacation with the supplier. Billing is not a planetary problem, and we have not seen trouble in its absence. But in vain.
Stanislav PROTASOV Co-founder of Parallels Parallels, in a sense, was lucky: the choice on whose funds to grow did not immediately appear. Nobody wanted to give us money. The first couple of years, the money was invested in the development of the main owner, Sergey Belousov - mainly from dividends from his previous business, the production of Rolsen household appliances.
1. Yolk Address: Chicago, 1120 S Michigan Ave, Chicago 60,605 $ 90 average bill GROUPON FOUNDER ANDREW MASON LOVES TO VISIT ROLLERS HOSTES Japanese restaurant is famous for breakfast - regulars say that in Michigan this is the best place to start the day with an egg to start the day , coffee and crepes.
Anna Tsfasman worked at Caffeine for about five years. She remade Doni Donik pastry shops into a chain of coffee houses and launched the Bread and Milk project selling farm products. Due to disagreements over the Caffeine strategy, Tsfasman left the company and immediately set about creating a network of tea and coffee shops and brew bars.
Konstantin BOCHARSKY editor of the magazine "Secret of the company" (Publishing House "Kommersant"), the owner of Toyzez.ru and "Full Cup" stores. This happened last Saturday. We sent the developers a task - to rearrange the cap of the "Full Cup" store and place the logo there - then we tested the site and corrected the links.
If you believe contextual advertising that flies at the request of a "business loan", it is no more difficult for an entrepreneur to get funds for development than to insure a car. However, if these services are similar in some ways, it’s only because your past sins and lack of experience can cost serious money. The owners of small companies told H&F where to look for financing and why the necessary amounts are often not at all at the banks that spend crazy budgets on promotion.
Old Duty New Duty Losers: Importers and Agricultural Companies. Winners: no. Domestic gardeners grow about a million tons of apples per year - despite the fact that Russians eat 1.5 million tons of apples per year. The market is very saturated, and the competition is fierce. Apples are brought from Argentina, Africa, Israel, Eastern Europe and the CIS.
The thesis PEOPLE WHO WANT TO EARN FOR YOU, MAY BE USEFUL IF TO DIRECT THEIR GAPS IN THE NEED. History In 2005, my American startup, developing technologies for adapting mobile content (ringtones, pictures and videos), totaled about a dozen employees and fifty large customers.
Nikolai Kononov Editor-in-Chief of Hopes & Fears "Democracy must be based on entrepreneurial freedom." "Family and small business psychology returns to the market." "Entrepreneurs are missionaries who have super tasks." Sounds inspiring? Try to guess the authors. If you do not google it is impossible to find out.
According to a recent Jobvite social survey, 92% of US companies use social networks to search for employees. Almost all of them work on LinkedIn, but two-thirds already use Facebook, and half do not disdain Twitter. Hopes & Fears figured out what services and methods of online recruitment will help you put together a dream team.
Sergey Guriev Rector of the Russian Economic School Economists do not believe in free cheese. Each economics textbook states that there is no free lunch. When an economist sees a dollar lying on the street, he says: "The dollar cannot lie on the street, someone should already have raised it." How can an economist react to the fact that many entrepreneurs, using simple - and obvious to everyone - ideas, earn multi-billion dollar fortunes over several years?
Grigory Sergeyev business Furniture stores "Mebelyuka" mission Management of the community searching for the missing "Lisa Alert" turning point Search for 5-year-old Liza Fomkina near Orekhovo-Zuevo "We need to go to work or something ..." - the jeep of the founder of "Liza Alert" Grigory Sergeyev sweeps past office of his furniture online store.
Dialogue of Gates-father and Gates-son about ballet, figure skating and solfeggio An example for all who believe in the beneficial influence of circles and sections on fragile souls. Venue: CNN, June 18, 2009. Bill Gates: - Mom and Dad encouraged me to do what I couldn’t do - to do swimming, baseball and football, and I did not understand why.
Konstantin BOCHARSKY editor of the magazine "Secret of the Firm" (Kommersant Publishing House), the owner of Toyzez.ru and "The Full Cup" store "No Money" is the normal answer in business, Dmitry Novikov, the owner of Igromall store, once told me. - Lack of money is a normal state for an entrepreneur. I would say it is strange when they are.
Pavel CHERKASHIN Former Adobe CEO in Russia, now a business angel. Look for not abstract money, but a person with whom you will be on the same wavelength. A good entrepreneur chooses an investor, and not vice versa. He defines a circle of investors interesting to him, studies their habits, finds the right approach and captivates at first sight.