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The Truth About Content Marketing For Consultants with Ian James: Podcast #98

Consulting Success

Content marketing for consultants is necessary for anyone who wants to succeed in connecting with the clients from the initial stages of sales up to after sales.

STAR Method: Should it be Used in Fit Interviews?

Management Consulted

Preparing for behavioral interview questions for consulting recruiting can be challenging. There are endless potential questions that can be asked, so even starting to prepare for them can feel overwhelming. But just as how there are strategies to study case … Continue Reading.

If You're a SME Make Extra Money with GLG

Successful Independent Consulting

Most self-employed consultants I know have deep expertise in a certain function or industry, and nearly everyone would like to earn some extra money. If this describes you, check out what I recently discovered.

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Inside My Daily Routine As A Consultant: Podcast #97

Consulting Success

Being able to balance building a business with having a life full of freedom that allows you to travel, spend much time with your family, and take care of yourself is an ideal daily routine for most people. Today, we get inside Michael’s daily routine as a consultant.

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.

5 Consultant Strategies for Getting Unstuck

David A Fields

You’re stuck. Or your consulting firm is stuck. A task or goal has claimed permanent residence on your to-do list. Write a book, or track consulting project profitability, or win a consulting project from the Danish royal family.)

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Bias busters: Knowing when to kill a project


You’re keen on encouraging innovation and letting a thousand flowers bloom, but how do you sort the weeds from the seeds? Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

LinkedIn Connection Secrets

The More Clients Blog

I’m not a LinkedIn Expert. More like a LinkedIn Dummy. Watch my quick video on this. But I’m learning, and looking at how to get more out of LinkedIn.

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Land A US Offer As An International

Management Consulted

Landing a U.S. consulting offer as an international candidate can be challenging. Decreased exposure to recruiters, a potential non-target school background, and work authorization uncertainties do make the process more challenging. But never fear!

MBA vs Non-MBA Programs as a Pathway to Consulting

Tom Spencer

An MBA degree has long been known as a robust pathway towards accessing management consulting career options. Yet, what about other graduate degrees in comparison to an MBA?

Cybersecurity: Linchpin of the digital enterprise


As companies digitize businesses and automate operations, cyberrisks proliferate; here is how the cybersecurity organization can support a secure digital agenda. Risk Insights

Accenture Careers

Accenture careers are like Accenture itself - the very best there is in the world of consulting. Accenture's expertise is sought out by 95 of the Fortune Global 100. Governments around the world also use Accenture's services. Those high-end clients are reflected in Accenture's high-end profits.

Doing powers consulting as much as thinking

The Source

Walk into the new offices of A.T. Kearney in London and see, writ large on the wall, a quote from the firm’s founder. Our success as consultants will depend on the essential rightness of the advice we give and our capacity for convincing those in authority that it is good.”

Recap: Week of July 14, 2019

Management Consulted

Consulting Resume: Complete Guide Resumes can help land you a consulting interview, and if not of impeccable quality, resumes can also make you lose your chance. See the complete guide to everything you need to know about consulting resumes. … Continue Reading.

Do you need a lead magnet? Do you know what it is or does for you?

Rod Burkert

Greetings from Forest City, Iowa. The RV is parked just outside of the Winnebago factory where we will be getting some R&M done and taking part in Winnebago’s 50 th Grand National Rally.

Growth dynamics in industrial robotics


In-depth research and a new qualitative survey suggest what’s shaping the global industrial-robotics space and how OEMs and systems integrators can help unleash the potential. Advanced Electronics Insights

Oliver Wyman Careers

Interest in Oliver Wyman careers has grown as the firm is one of the fastest-growing consultancies within the top ten. Smaller firms have an easier time being fast-growing; so the top ten distinction is critical here.) Currently Oliver Wyman has 60 offices in 27 countries with 4,500 employees.

Lots of consulting firms have skeletons in their closet…

The Source

Lots of consulting firms have skeletons in their closets, but I’ve only ever come across one that has actual cadavers in its basement: PA Consulting. No, this isn’t a particularly punitive version of the up-or-out (or in this case, down-and-in) meritocracy many firms still adhere to.

How to Grow Your Business By Embracing Your Suck

Henry DeVries

“Embrace your suck and focus on your strengths,” says business coach Allison Tabor

Soft skills for data science: What makes a smarter data person?

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: What makes a smarter data person? Clearly we’re assuming that technical skills are the. The post Soft skills for data science: What makes a smarter data person? appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Articles by Cindy Tonkin Consulting skills data scientists Get what you want Podcast questions rapport

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What matters in customer-experience transformations


McKinsey leaders provide an overview of the A, B, Cs of pulling together the building blocks of a customer-experience transformation. Marketing & Sales Insights

BCG Case Interviews in Europe

Following is a report from a student that was recently hired by BCG in Western Europe where he shares his experience interviewing with BCG in Europe. I recently graduated from a Western Europe University and I spent my last year in a top engineering university in (Major US City). A few days ago, I got an offer from a local office of BCG Western Europe. My preparation consisted of your videos and the Case in Point book.

3 Things High Performing Sales Organizations Do Differently

LSA Global

High Performing Sales Organizations vs Standard Sales Team Performance. According to a recent CSO research report, only 46% of sales reps are meeting quota, and sales teams are losing ground on 94% of the key sales activities most associated with high sales performance.

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How To Make More Money By Having Better Meetings

Henry DeVries

Bad meetings are costing you money. If they are with prospects, they certainly are not helping you attract high-paying clients

Where will the media take us next?

Seth Godin Blog

Since the first story was carved on a rock, media pundits have explained that they have simply given people what they want, reporting the best they can on what’s happening. Cause (the culture, human activity, people’s desires) leads to effect (front page news). In fact, it’s becoming ever more clear that the attention-seeking, profit-driven media industrial complex drives our culture even more than it reports on it.

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Five Fifty: Call your broker


Fed up with turf wars, silos, and other company dysfunctions? Energize the “brokers” who knit together your organization’s formal and informal networks. Insights on Organization

BCG Offer after 10+ Rejections

Following is a success story I received from a new BCG hire who has some insightful tips for those still recruiting as well as my follow-up where I elaborate on the importance of perseverance and hard work in obtaining a consulting offer. Success Story: I am glad that I finally have a reason to write to you! I have recently received an offer for a Consultant position at BCG in one of the Eastern European offices and have just accepted it. First of all, thank you for all your great materials.

Why Employees Don’t Share Knowledge with Each Other

Harvard Business

Often it’s because of how jobs are designed. Knowledge management Leading teams Workspaces Digital Article

If You Want to Be a Great Leader…Shut Up and Listen

Peter Stark

What would you do if you went to your doctor and said, “Doc, I hurt!” Without asking another question, your doctor writes you a prescription and tells you to take two pills a day for fourteen days. You then ask your doctor, “Do you want to know where I hurt or how long it’s been hurting?”

Squeaky wheels

Seth Godin Blog

Do you really want the grease? Or would you rather make things better? The best way to contribute to a community or a brand isn’t by complaining. It’s by making things better. Taking responsibility (without authority) and creating a positive cycle of generous action. Leading by example. Finding a small corner where you can make a difference–and then making a difference. We keep optimizing our systems for squeaky wheels. But often, all we get is a patch, not a fix

Ensuring financial sustainability while serving a growing Medicaid population


High-performing health systems have succeeded in “breaking even” in Medicare, but many continue to struggle to achieve similar results in Medicaid. A concerted effort to improve revenue can strengthen a system’s financial sustainability. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services