CFO - the new reality
March 18, 2021
The beginning of this year was marked by a surge in resumes from CFOs and CFOs, and companies actively looking for financiers of a new level. Usually CFOs are the most loyal to the business, they change employers less often than other employees. What now makes them withdraw from their "familiar places"? What drives the owners of companies who are looking for a CFO with an adequate set of competencies?
Why do you need to hire a founder?
January 29, 2021
Large companies often buy successful startups to grow their businesses. But some do otherwise and hire founders. Olga Lorenz, Senior Partner of RosExpert, told when this decision is justified and how to work together with an employee-entrepreneur.
Why Leadership Needs Empathy and How to Develop It
July 14, 2020
In a crisis, leaders must be decisive and even somewhat tough. But at the same time, it is important to maintain the resources of your team, in particular, be more empathetic to your employees and recognize stress in time, avoiding quick burnout. This requires empathy - the ability to understand the emotional state of others.
People or budget: keep the right priorities during a pandemic
June 17, 2020
In mid-March, the companies left their offices on an emergency basis. They did not have time to adapt good management practices to their corporate standards, and so they had to invent such methods themselves. How did they cope with this task?
Forbes Agenda: Are we going to get back to offices?
June 10, 2020
How to make telecommuting truly effective? What secrets of time management need to know for those who will be forced to work from home? Finally, what will the global "remote" turn out to be for the world economy - a rapid recovery or, conversely, its further slowdown? For more information, see the new issue of the Forbes Agenda.
No money. How to reduce personnel costs without reducing motivation
July 20, 2018
More and more companies and executives are thinking about how to reduce personnel costs while maintaining operational efficiency at the same level, and ideally increasing it. It is difficult to combine these seemingly contradictory things, but with a competent approach it is quite possible.
The Two Worlds. How to Lead a Female Team Effectively
July 18, 2018
It is hardly possible to single out a purely female leadership style and ways to enhance employee engagement. However, we can consider the life scenarios and aspirations most common to women. Making a family, a need to take care of children, a desire to be heard and recognized, keeping the work & life balance, health, beauty and energy for achievements — learn more about the four career types and the employer's respective behavior strategy from the op-ed column by Oxana Morsina (the original text is in Russian).
Enjoy: How to Harmonize Your Life and Work
May 10, 2018
The harder you try to balance your viewpoints with those of other people, the more difficult it becomes to live, work and enjoy. Fortunately, there are some rules that will help tackle this issue. Olga Lorenz shares her life hacks in her op-ed column (the original text is in Russian).
A Huge Burden: How Empathy Can Cripple Your Work and Personal Life
March 28, 2018
Sensitive people often take workplace conflicts too much to heart and spend all their energy on solving the problems of others. Is it possible to protect yourself from this peculiarity of your character? Read the advice from Tatyana Fedorova in her op-ed column (the original text in Russian).
Fighting with a Shadow. How to Become a Better Version of Yourself in 2018
January 3, 2018
New Year is virtually a hyperbolized version of Monday, when we aspire to make a new start, improve ourselves and our lives, and get rid of the old and unnecessary things. Basically, you don’t always have to make enormous efforts to gain a new quality of life. It may only take one step. Where to start from right now? Find out in the op-ed column by Olga Lorenz (the original text is in Russian).