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Michael Zipursky on Cash Flow Diary Podcast

Consulting Success

Michael was recently featured on Cash Flow Diary. You can listen to it here: Consulting With Success with Michael Zipursky Whether or not you can achieve it should never be in question. It should always be a matter of “how” or “when.”

5 Ways to Lavish Consulting Clients With Attention, Without Adding Work or Time

David A Fields

Imagine your consulting clients are donuts (this is helpful in many, many ways) and the attention you give them is glaze. Obviously, the more attention you slather on your clients, the better. Consulting clients love to be attended to.

The Pyramid Principle

Management Consulted

Communication, Presentation, and Persuasion – Using The Pyramid Principle to drive action What if we told you that there’s a better way to create and present your decks? One that will drive action and get you to the most important … Continued.

Digital strategy: The four fights you have to win

McKinsey

Yesterday’s tentative approaches won’t deliver; you need absolute clarity about digital’s demands, galvanized leadership, unparalleled agility, and the resolve to bet boldly. Digital Insights

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Bid Before 7 p.m. October 18 for WIC Online Auction

Women in Consulting

By: Judy Dang. :: We have 44 items from these generous donors to tempt you. Don’t miss out. Easy bidding online or via text. Bid Here. Thank You to Our Donors. Jennifer Abrams, Cinnabar Hills Golf Course. Winnie Anderson, Winnie Anderson. Chako Ando , Cando Advisors.

Performance Consulting To Increase Profits with Thor Conklin: Podcast #58

Consulting Success

It’s not about how much money you make. It’s about how much you keep, what you do with that, and how it impacts your life, your freedom, your flexibility, your family, your community, and so forth.

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Why I promote my speaking events on LinkedIn … you should, too

Rod Burkert

Greetings from La Veta, CO. We are at 7,000 feet of elevation, and it snowed on Sunday … definitely not our kind of weather. One more stop after this (Albuquerque, NM) before we make like geese and head south for the winter. Last week I wrote about the differences between email newsletters and blogs.

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The promise and challenge of the age of artificial intelligence

McKinsey

AI promises considerable economic benefits, even as it disrupts the world of work. These three priorities will help achieve good outcomes. Artificial Intelligence

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What Will People Think?

CaseInterview.com

Many people struggle to pursue what they really want, out of fear of what people will think. When I hear this, I always ask, “Which specific people?”. As in, "What are their names?". In many cases, the other person has a hard time responding. They’ll often say, “You know, ‘people.'”. The great irony is that when everyone is so worried about what other people will think, they’re often too busy worrying about others judging their life to judge their own.

Which Data Skills Do You Actually Need? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You.

Harvard Business

Jorg Greuel/Getty Images. Data skills — the skills to turn data into insight and action — are the driver of modern economies. According to the World Economic Forum , computing and mathematically-focused jobs are showing the strongest growth, at the expense of less quantitative roles.

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The Best Business Sale Transactions are Facilitated in an Environment of Full Disclosure

Martinka Consulting

Guest post from Gregory Kovsky with IBA in Bellevue, WA. Due diligence is a process that benefits both sides in a business sale transaction. For the buyer, it is an investigative process used to verify the information employed to make the decision to negotiate a letter of intent to purchase the business. If the information is not verified, the buyer should either exit from negotiations or attempt to renegotiate the terms of the transaction.

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Setting a Strategic Goal of Cross-Functional Collaboration

Gina Abudi

Mini Case Study – Wrap Up. My readers who have been with me for a while may recall a three-part client case study I shared in 2016. In the case study, I shared the journey of a global Abudi Consulting Group client who was interested in increasing cross-functional and cross-geographical collaboration throughout the organization. You [.]. The post Setting a Strategic Goal of Cross-Functional Collaboration appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Cracking down on government fraud with data analytics

McKinsey

New data tools are giving government agencies the upper hand in taming fraud, waste, and abuse. Lessons from scaled approaches show how to capture the hundreds of billions of dollars at stake. Public Sector Insights

HR and The Future of Employee Experience

Cheryl Cran

Last week I was interviewed by Chris Rainey of HR Leaders podcast series and we had a fantastic discussion about HR and of the employee experience.

How to Stop Delegating and Start Teaching

Harvard Business

Creativ Studio HeinemannE/Getty Images. As a college professor, I regularly train PhD students. In psychology and most fields of science, students are assigned to a project early on in their studies and learn key skills through an apprenticeship model.

The Value of Non-Compete Agreements

Martinka Consulting

By Jessica (with a little help from John). Recently I (Jessica) attended a presentation at Equinox Business Law Group titled “ Non-compete, Non-Solicitation and Non-Disclosure, Oh My! Crafting Effective and Enforceable Employee Restrictive Covenants. ” Victoria Bartow did a wonderful job presenting and I learned things that I wasn’t aware of, given I’m new in this industry. Here are the most important things I learned.

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There's No Such Thing as Difficult People

Strategy+Business

A shift in mind-set can enable us to improve our working relationships with those we struggle with

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Is apparel manufacturing coming home?

McKinsey

To meet customers’ needs, apparel companies need to focus on nearshoring, automation, and sustainability. Retail Insights

We are not the enemy (if we try)

Seth Godin Blog

Fewer than 1% of our population works hard to divide us. To pit people against one another for their selfish aims. These are the pundits, divisive politicians, media companies and short-term trolls who have decided that schisms and fights are a good way to achieve their aims. But if everyone is demonizing the other, then everyone is the enemy to someone. We end up spending our time fighting each other instead of fighting for the things that really matter.

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Case Study: When Two Leaders on the Senior Team Hate Each Other

Harvard Business

kuritafsheen/Getty Images. The feedback in the 360-degree reviews was supposed to be anonymous. But it was crystal clear who’d made the negative comments in the assessment of one executive.

Six Tips to Build Trust

Peter Stark

In a previous video , we talked about why people don’t trust leaders, and why they don’t trust you. In this video, we’re going to give you six great tips to build a relationship built on trust. Be honest when it costs you something to be honest.

The Best Way To Attract Wealthy Clients Is Education

Henry DeVries

Would you be willing to demand that wealthy prospects pay to take a class held at a university with a 200-page textbook before you would be willing to take them on as a client

The cornerstones of large-scale technology transformation

McKinsey

A clear playbook is emerging for how to integrate and capitalize on advanced technologies—across an entire company, and in any industry. Digital Insights

How Financial Institutions Can Put Risk Management Back in the Driver's Seat

Strategy+Business

Although beefing up risk detection and management practices has improved banks' ability to oversee and refine important elements, the approach has kicked the actual risk takers involved in day-to-day business out of the driver's seat. Here's how to fix that

Help Your Team Measure Customer Experience Data More Accurately

Harvard Business

Tomekbudujedomek/Getty Images. Customer experience (CX) goes beyond measuring the relationship between customers and companies; it is also about quantifying the hundreds of regular interactions and residual memories that influence future behavior.

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Understanding the Diversity Within Strengths (podcast)

Leadership Vision Consulting

On this episode of the podcast, I’m chatting with our founder and president, Brian Schubring, about Strengths and Diversity.

“Here we go again”

Seth Godin Blog

We all say that to ourselves. The question is: when do you say it? Do you say it when you're being rejected, failing, stuck, panicked, overwhelmed or alone? Or do you say it when you're engaged, winning, changing things and in the groove? Because the more you rehearse this feeling, the more it's going to happen. We get what we expect. And we expect what we get. The easiest way to change this cycle is to alter the scale we play in.

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Thriving amid turbulence: Imagining the cities of the future

McKinsey

Four major forces are shaping cities of the future. How can they thrive in the face of challenges and change? Public Sector Insights

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Three Key Themes from the 2018 SIA CWS Summit & GigE Events

MBO Partners

The growing independent workforce, moving beyond direct sourcing, and prioritizing the needs of talent for a successful contingent workforce program: a recap of key themes from the 2018 SIA CWS Summit and GigE events

To Land a Great Job, Talk About Why You Love Your Work

Harvard Business

TOSHINORI TARUI. When interviewing for your next job, how can you impress your recruiter and increase your chances of securing a job offer?

Understanding the Diversity Within Strengths (podcast)

Leadership Vision Consulting

Today on the podcast, I’m chatting with our founder and president Brian Schubring about Strengths and Diversity.

Work that matters for people who care

Seth Godin Blog

That’s the actual title for my new book. Or maybe it’s, “people like us do things like this.” ” It’s technically called, “This Is Marketing.” ” It’s about modern marketing, the way we spread ideas when we care enough to do it with respect, empathy and humility. It’s on sale now, and ships in November. It might change things. Because that’s what marketers do

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Seven rules to crack the code on revenue synergies in M&A

McKinsey

Companies pursuing revenue synergies can’t take them for granted. Leaders need a clear grasp of where those synergies lie—and the persistence to capture them. Marketing & Sales Insights

Four Key Steps to Develop Learning Agility

MBO Partners

Apply the four key components of learning agility to continually grow and improve your business

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How Deloitte Consulting LLP and Salesforce Are Using Technology to Transform the Employee Experience - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE’S CONNECTME AND SALESFORCE

Harvard Business

Today’s employees are digital consumers who expect to connect at work with the same ease with which they connect at home. Deloitte’s ConnectMe enables a digital workplace by using insights to connect the workforce to what they need, where and when they need it.

Omnichannel Tips from Customer Service Summit

1 to 1

At Incite Group’s Customer Service Summit, executives and thought leaders discussed how to deliver the best customer service in a growing omnichannel world.

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Learning without doing

Seth Godin Blog

It’s certainly possible. But it’s unlikely you could learn to ride a bike by watching a lot of videos about it. Or teach a toddler to walk. In fact, it’s unlikely that you could learn to sell, to design useful objects or to solve interesting problems either. You can try to learn without doing. But why? Also, while we’re on the topic… Today’s the last day to sign up for the Podcasting Fellowship. Details are here

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