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Consulting Firm Organizational Structure: Best Practices

Consulting Success

How do you structure a successful consulting firm? Perhaps you’re an independent consultant who’s looking to grow your business. You no longer want to be spending the majority of your time on consulting work.

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8 Reasons Why eLearning is Beneficial for an Organization

Clarity Consultants

When running a business, you want to ensure that your employees are as trained and knowledgeable as possible. And while hiring the right candidates is important, there are steps you can take to ensure that they are well-equipped for the job–like taking training courses.

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Three People Who Can Spot Little Things Holding Your Consulting Firm Back

David A Fields

There are a couple of little steps in your consulting firm’s normal routine that are dampening your performance.

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Exit Strategies To Transition From Employee To Consulting With Dr. Nika White: Podcast #274

Consulting Success

Do you want to transition from employee to consultant? Do you want to know the best exit strategies for doing so? In this episode, Dr. Nika White shares her experiences building a successful consulting business and what it took her to make such a transition.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Applied Behavioral Economics Rule of Thumb #6: Tap Into the Power of Thinking Architecture Tools To Help People With Decisions

Steve Shu Consulting

Yesterday I outlined five primary areas of behavioral architecture that we would cover during the academic semester. Two prominent ones we covered included choice architecture (e.g.,

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4 Things End Users Want During Desk Relocation Projects

PM Alliance

When it comes to planning and executing office move projects, your team needs to prioritize orchestrating tight schedules and controlling costs. Your end users, however, often have a different set of concerns.

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How to Talk with Your Team About the Elephant in the Room

Harvard Business Review

A five-step process to discuss problems that feel too threatening, too uncomfortable, or too hidden to bring to the surface. Difficult conversations Managing conflicts Giving feedback Management communication Leading teams Digital Article

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Three Truths behind Employee Productivity (& How to measure and Improve it)

SME Strategy

team building workshops team development team alignment employee productivity

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Tesla: Leading the Charge Toward Sustainability

Tom Spencer

In the past two decades, Tesla, Inc. has disrupted the auto industry and established itself as a leader in sustainable energy.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Why Success Doesn’t Lead to Satisfaction

Harvard Business Review

It’s time to confront your unhealthy relationship with achievement. Personal growth and transformation Psychology and neuroscience Managing yourself Digital Article

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Culture Eats Strategy for…an Appetizer

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

We’ve all heard Peter Drucker’s saying, “Culture eats strategy for lunch [or breakfast].” I am, of course, not going to disagree with that statement. However, given the work world today, it’s not enough. Culture doesn’t just eat strategy for breakfast or lunch.

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The Applicant Experience – a recruiters guide

The Management Centre

Following on from our 5 Ways to Improve Your Recruitment Process, we asked our latest recruits how they found our process, and what advice they would give to recruiters.

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Why You Should Consider Incorporating Microlearning in Your Training

Clarity Consultants

Microlearning is a training approach that focuses on providing information in bite-sized chunks. The goal is to ensure the material is highly digestible and that courses are accessible to even the busiest learners. Overall, a microlearning strategy is relatively easy to implement.

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16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel

After gathering some of the best go-to-market plays from our own B2B sales and marketing pros, we've package them here for you. Try one of these 16 plays in your next salesflow or as inspiration for your next winning sales engagement strategy.

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Lessons Learned by an Early Career Consultant

Tom Spencer

If you are a recent graduate, the consulting industry offers a great way to get a head start in your career, and to hit the ground running from the outset.

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How Startups Can Land a Second Meeting with a Corporate Partner

Harvard Business Review

Researchers attended 150 meetings between start-ups and corporations including IBM, Sony, L’Oréal, Toyota, and AstraZeneca. Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial finance Fundraising Entrepreneurs and founders Scaling entrepreneurial ventures Start-ups Digital Article

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Program – Baby Steps

CaseInterview.com

Some goals are overwhelming to the point where you feel frozen and unable to start. This is a sign that the magnitude of the goal is counterproductive. When a CEO is overwhelmed with the task before them, I tell them to break down the problem into smaller “baby” steps.

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Microsoft 365 End of Support for Office 2016/2019 Clients

Kraft Kennedy

Microsoft 365 End of Support for Office 2016/2019 Clients As of October 10, 2023, Microsoft will no longer support Office 2016 and 2019 for connecting to Microsoft 365 cloud services. These services include Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business.

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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.

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How to Destroy an Enemy (or Your Business) from the Inside

Organizational Talent Consulting

When you think about outstanding military leaders, commanders like Napoleon Bonaparte and inspiring orators like Winston Churchill might come to mind. These leaders accomplished incredible feats against the odds.

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Acing the Fit Interview — Strategy and Approach

Tom Spencer

Interviews at consulting firms are often broken down into 3 segments: Fit Interview (~10 mins) Case Interview (~30 mins) Questions and Answers (~5 mins) While the vast majority of content out there focuses on the case interview, it is worth pointing out that the fit interview should not be overlooked.

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To Make Lasting Progress on DEI, Measure Outcomes

Harvard Business Review

Tracking demographic representation is just the start. Diversity and inclusion Intersectionality Digital Article

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345: Diana Wu David—Are You Truly Happy With How You Work, Not Just Where?

On the Brink Podcast

Hear how change is really an opportunity for growth I loved this interview with Diana Wu David from February 2020 so much that I want to share it with you again.

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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.

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Innovation Games: The Bridge To New, Previously Undiscovered Ideas And Innovations

Simon Associates

Can playing games really lead to innovations? Yes, with Innovation Games! Have you ever sat in a staff "ideation" meeting where the purpose was to come up with groundbreaking, business-building, innovative ideas, and no one could come up with anything?

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Learning without training – Books

The Management Centre

We love learning here at =mc, as you would expect! And whilst we spend almost all of our time delivering training, we wholeheartedly believe in learning lots of things in lots of different ways. In this blog we take a look at how to learn from reading, and have book recommendations for you. There are thousands of management and leadership books, on all kinds of topics. Reading new ideas and perspectives can be both challenging and enjoyable.

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Grandiosity as a form of hiding

Seth Godin Blog

A business that says its mission is to, “reinvent local commerce to better serve our customers and neighborhoods,” can spend a lot of time doing not much of anything before they realize that they’re not actually creating value.

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How a CEO Can Create Psychological Safety in the Room

Harvard Business Review

Ten strategies to promote a free exchange of ideas. Power and influence Leadership styles Leadership Digital Article

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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.

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How to Succeed With Digital Transformation Projects

Comatch

The digital wave has impacted every possible industry and stirred ripples across the globe. Terms like artificial intelligence and machine learning are common vocabulary and we are now creating digital avatars of ourselves in the metaverse.

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A Real Nail Biter

Chad Barr

I’ve never been one to binge watch any TV shows, but this past week was an exception to the rule. Laurel and I had been watching a series called Fauda on Netflix but dropped off after the first season. Years passed and the buzz surrounding season 4 was everywhere.

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2023: Are Discounts Still For Dummies?

Wakeman Consulting Group: Dave's Blog

In 2015, I wrote a blog post on LinkedIn with the witty name: “Let’s Put This Bluntly: Discounts are For Dummies!”

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