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Laid off? Five Ways to Cope with the Stress, Shame and Fear

Consulting Matters

As a business mentor to aspiring consulting and coaching business owners, I deal with people who have been laid off all the time. I sit with their shame and fear as they find their courage to pursue the entrepreneurial dreams that the layoff simply accelerated.

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10 Positive Facts Your Consulting Firm Should Obsess Over During This Crisis

David A Fields

There are so many voices fixated on the disaster unfolding around us, that you could easily be swept into a torrent of anxiety, fear and panic. In truth, there is real reason for concern and you absolutely should heed the direction of medical leaders. At the same time, you and your consulting firm will benefit … Continued. The post 10 Positive Facts Your Consulting Firm Should Obsess Over During This Crisis appeared first on David A. Fields. All Articles Consulting Consultants

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Action In Uncertainty: Ideas to manage and thrive during turbulent and uncertain times

Consulting Success

Here is a list of best practices and ideas to help consultants not only manage but thrive during these uncertain times. What # resonates with you most? Let me know in the comments below… And if you have some best practices of your own that you’d to add to the list type those in the.

Cybersecurity tactics for the coronavirus pandemic


The pandemic has made it harder for companies to maintain security and business continuity. But new tactics can help cybersecurity leaders to safeguard their organizations. Risk Insights

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Behavior is Communication

Several years ago, I took a class on how to write movie scripts. The world-renown instructor’s students included many famous Hollywood actors (who wanted to learn to write or recognize great scripts), 50 Oscar winners, and 250 Emmy winners.

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How Are You Spending Your Social-Distancing “Vacation”?

Prudent Pedal

Yesterday my 17-year-old, over-achieving daughter shared her Spring break, social-distancing To-Do list. She put the list together on her own (no parental mandate) because her Spring break plans were canceled and social media just was getting old (there is hope for the world.).

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Q&A on Sustaining and Building Business in Crisis Times

Alan Weiss

During my livestream I couldn’t even get to all the questions. Here are some of those and my responses. To watch the recording, go here: [link]. What is your best/worst case estimate for getting back to more normal times?

Lessons from Asian banks on their coronavirus response


Financial institutions in countries initially affected by the pandemic moved quickly to safeguard their employees, transform their operations, and serve customers in new ways. Insights on Financial Services

Can You Lead When Your Team is in Crises?

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

With most of the country now entering the second week of voluntary or mandatory quarantine and no or remote-work status, our personal and work worlds have changed.

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

Copy of Using YOUR Voice To Land Big Consulting Clients With Leah Bonvisutto: Podcast #131

Consulting Success

Presentations are an essential part of any business. It is where ideas are brought to light, potential connections are established, and even customers are marketed. That is why it is crucial to deliver your presentations the best you can.

186: Peter Boumgarden—How To Build Awesome Teams In Today's Changing Times

On the Brink Podcast

Hear innovative teambuilding strategies to get work done! Peter and I know each other from our experiences working with a Michigan client and The Simon Initiative for Entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis.

Staying in Touch with Clients

Alan Weiss

Here’s a much more original, non-vanilla note to keep in touch with clients: Dear Alan, I know that this is an extremely challenging time for all of us. The hospitality industry is not just a career but it’s our passion and lifestyle.

Applying past leadership lessons to the coronavirus pandemic


Three seasoned leaders describe what they learned from managing through past crises. Insights on Organization

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Using the Full Function of Zoom to Work Remotely

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

The COVID-19 virus has slowed and even halted the day-to-day operations of many organizations around the world. While some countries and industries have been impacted more than others, self isolation and quarantine still allow many to work remotely.

McKinsey consulting resume Template: Official version

Management Consulting Prep

Management Consulting Resume McKinsey Consulting Resume Template: Official Version The easiest way to get your consulting resume eliminated within 10 seconds is by using the wrong template! As a former McKinsey screener, I discarded many “creative” resumes without even reading what was written.

How May I Be of Service?

Claris Consulting

First and foremost, I hope you are safe, healthy, and doing well with what is truly an unprecedented time in our country’s history. I’m writing with a clarion call for a new way of thinking.

Is Your Technology Serving You?

Henry DeVries

What makes for happy clients? The answer is often more human interaction, not more technology


Cybersecurity’s dual mission during the coronavirus crisis


Chief information-security officers must balance two priorities to respond to the pandemic: protecting against new cyberthreats and maintaining business continuity. Four strategic principles can help. Risk Insights


I Have No Frickin’ Idea

The More Clients Blog

Now that the majority of the population of the US and Canada (and soon the World) are self-isolated and are starting to accept we’re in for a long journey, what’s next? I’ve already shared my conviction that ramping up connections and conversations and going Radically Virtual are the smartest things we can do right now in our businesses. But other than that, I know nothing.

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Work Remotely, Are You Kidding Me?

On the Brink

These times are presenting us with a new world where most of us are working remotely or, maybe, will be doing so shortly. The pandemic crisis is here, and the best solution is to separate us all. It is an important time to have to learn new skills. And even enjoy morphing into your new daily routine. For most of us, we hate this type of crisis-induced change. behavior change culture change expert remote workforce

13 Difficulties that Define a Manager’s Destiny

Rick Conlow

Management difficulties are like a tsunami that never ends. Every day I hear about it from managers at all levels. Successful managers learn to absorb the issues as nourishment, to build a high performance team. Others become swamped, panicked, and succumb to a never ending nightmare.

Sales Is Not A Dirty Word For Consultants

Henry DeVries

Do you want to succeed in attracting high-paying clients? Focus on building relationships, and the sales will follow

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Beyond coronavirus: The path to the next normal


The coronavirus is not only a health crisis of immense proportion—it’s also an imminent restructuring of the global economic order. Here’s how leaders can begin navigating to what’s next. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

“I’ll go with my principles tomorrow”

Seth Godin Blog

In the short run, it’s easy to abandon what we believe. Deep down, we assume that once things go back to normal, so will we. Organizations end up with bullies, predators and bad actors for only one reason: In this moment, it’s easier to keep them.


Management Consulting Resume Examples That Actually Passed

Management Consulting Prep

Management Consulting Resume Management Consulting Resume Examples That Actually Passed The Consulting Resume A-Z article gave you all the basic knowledge needed. But how do all of those insights manifest themselves into an actual resume?

Business Ownership with No Control

Martinka Consulting

The January 21, 2020 Wall Street Journal had an article titled, “ Sears Woes Overwhelm Spun-Off Hardware Stores. ” It’s common knowledge Sears is in trouble, big trouble. What this article points out is independently owned Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores are in dire straits because Sears is, to put it bluntly, screwing them. The stores don’t own the inventory, Sears owns it and they pay the store owners a commission. But Sears is not able to provide goods to sell due to their financial problems.

Adding Weight

Alan Weiss

I use a one-on-one personal trainer. Thus far, he’s legally been able to continue to work with customers in his gym, but that could end any day. I workout Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and this past Monday I asked what he would recommend as a “maintenance discipline” for me if he had to close. He put some of his weights in my trunk and told me what to do to keep in shape. I was impressed and thankful. What weight are you providing for your best clients?

A former European defense chief offers leadership lessons for tackling coronavirus


The former chief of defense of the Netherlands armed forces, Tom Middendorp, describes his approach to crisis management amid a complex situation like the coronavirus outbreak. Public Sector Insights