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What Your Consulting Effort is Worth to Clients. A Surprising Analysis

David A Fields

Should your consulting firm be rewarded for your hard work on behalf a client? The simple answer is: No. The more nuanced answer is, “Mostly not.” We’ll get to that in a minute. The confusion between effort and money-owed runs rampant on both sides of the consulting table.

Driving Social Change Through Your Consulting Business with Kindred Motes-Caso: Podcast #267

Consulting Success

Did you know that there are a lot of ways for marketers and consultants to create massive impact and help make the world a better place?


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Top Solutions Every Consultant Ought To Know

Consulting Matters

Today, I'm sharing the top solutions that every consultant should know. Do you have a goal of growing a high-impact, high-income consulting business? Do you want the control it will give you over your career, to make great use of your experience, and to make a difference?

Three Keys for Successful Agile Coaching: Level, Empathy, and Experience

Johanna Rothman

On the ANE panel last night, an agile coach asked, “What's my path forward as an agile coach? What do I do next?” ” That's a great question and one each coach might ask, to make sure they continue to add value to the client. Internal or external, all coaches have clients.).

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Once You Get the Job, Does Networking End?

Tom Spencer

Networking is a key part of obtaining your first job after graduation. You connect with company recruiters, university alumni, and your peers and classmates to build a vast community of connections.

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Driving Social Change Through Your Consulting Business with Kindred Motes: Podcast #267

Consulting Success

Did you know that there are a lot of ways for marketers and consultants to create massive impact and help make the world a better place?

Why Is Patching So Important?

Kraft Kennedy

Why Is Patching So Important? Originally published on PinHawk. Invisible Intruder. Patching servers is a time-consuming and tedious task that many firms have been putting off due to resource constraints.


Force Multiplier Effect: 2 + 2 = 5

Many militaries refer to the concept of a “force multiplier.” This refers to a fighting force whose impact is magnified in some way, shape, or form. For example, special forces often conduct operations at night, in the dark, using the element of surprise. These are all force multipliers.


How to Design an Online Course in 2023: Learn from the Experts!

Clarity Consultants

When you’re responsible for training or presenting information, it can be tempting to wing the presentation, mainly if you are working on a familiar topic. The most effective training is conducted when the instructional design is incorporated.


The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Bringing Caste into the DEI Conversation

Harvard Business Review

As companies increase their global footprint, they must also expand their definition of DEI. Diversity and inclusion Marginalized groups Workplace discrimination Digital Article

Leadership Lessons for Successful Team Alignment (Facilitator Files)

SME Strategy

SME Strategy is a strategy consulting company that specializes in aligning teams around their vision, mission, values, goals, and action plans. Learn more about how we can help you and your team create a strategic plan with our strategic planning and implementation services.


Elevate Employee Engagement: 5 Critical Leadership Skills

Rick Conlow

Leadership worldwide is in crisis mode. In all areas of life, leadership distrust has hit rock bottom. Seldom does a day go by without another story in the media about a leader–in government, religion, or business–that bites the dust because of an ethical or behavioral failure.

The Top 5 Reasons Consultants Should Take the ISO 20700 Training

Effective Managers

If you are a management consultant looking to improve your skills and differentiate yourself in the marketplace, then you need to take ISO 20700 Checklist Training. This course will help you understand the ISO 20700 guidelines for the effective delivery of management consultancy services.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Lorem Ipsum

Rod Burkert

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.

When Leaders Struggle with Collaboration

Harvard Business Review

How to get better at working with others. Leadership development Personal growth and transformation Interpersonal communication Digital Article

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The Secret of a Thriving Company Culture

Organizational Talent Consulting

Have you ever sat in a meeting and wondered where the discussion was going or what was happening? Maybe the point being made seemed questionable, or the actions of others were divisive. It's frustrating and confusing when values are only words for marketing campaigns and corporate communications.

The Roadmap to the Secret Sauce of Employee Engagement

Rick Conlow

Few companies or leaders have or know the “secret sauce” to employee engagement. This is a business disaster. This employee engagement training video will highlight these facts. I will share the “secret sauce” of employee engagement. It all begins with leadership.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Q1 2023 Writing Workshop Open for Registration

Johanna Rothman

Do you struggle with writing? You'd like to write more and faster, but things are just not working for you. I can help. I have opened the Q1 2023 Free Your Inner Writer workshop for registration. If you want to write easier and faster, read the book.

How to Stop Micromanaging and Delegate More.

SME Strategy

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Research: Men Speak More Abstractly Than Women

Harvard Business Review

Abstract language tends to be associated with leadership, meaning that how women are socialized to communicate can make them less likely to be seen as leaders. Gender Leadership qualities Business communication Presentation skills Public speaking Digital Article


Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: So a lot has been made of the need to curate our attention. Here‘s. The post Attention appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Manage others Manage yourself

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

3 Things to Remember About Checkerboard Relocation Projects

PM Alliance

Though businesses have adopted more remote and hybrid work arrangements in recent years, the need to move people and resources around in the physical space hasn’t gone away.

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions That Stick


New year's resolutions. Depending on which study you read, most of them fail. So why do we keep doing them? I want to give you some tips on increasing the likelihood that you will realize lasting change. The post How to Make New Year’s Resolutions That Stick appeared first on

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Recession Planning for Businesses and their Leaders.

SME Strategy

Welcome to Leader's Digest — your one-stop destination for all things leadership and organizational strategy. This week, we'll be shining a light on recession planning, and what leaders can do to mitigate the effects of a recession.

To Retain Your Best Employees, Invest in Your Best Managers

Harvard Business Review

A record 43% of managers say they’re burned out. Here’s how to help them grow and develop. Leadership development Management skills Developing employees Employee engagement Motivating people Digital Article

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

8 Essential Project Management Documents You Need to Know About

Epicflow Blog

Project management involves creating lots of documentation. If you look into project management standards, you will find at least a dozen of various plans, multiple types of reports, and numerous other documents.

340: Shayna Bergman—What Could A Great Personal Coach Help You Discover About Your Inner Self?

On the Brink Podcast

Hear how to identify your values and live them every day. Today you will meet Shayna Bergman, a terrific executive leadership coach with big ideas to help you find your way during these challenging times of change. Her goal is to empower you to unlock your personal potential.

What Amazing Words Describe Your Products and Services?

Chad Barr

I was and still am a student of the late Steve Jobs. One of the things I admired the most is his use of powerful words and adjectives to describe the products and services of Apple.

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