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How To Build A Superstar Consulting Brand With Damon Holowchak: Podcast #239

Consulting Success

If everything’s been done and everybody’s doing everything right, how can you stand out and build a superstar consulting brand? Michael Zipursky welcomes Damon Holowchak, the CEO of Super Collider Consulting Inc. The key is to identify what you stand for. Why do you do what you do?

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To Boost Your Business, Track Your Time (Nearly All of It!)

Successful Independent Consulting

Management guru Peter Drucker once said “you can't manage what you can't measure.” I prefer to say, “Anything that’s measured can be improved.” By tracking (measuring) how you spend your time, you can increase your effectiveness, your income, and even your quality of life.

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What Is An Entrepreneurial Consultant? (Examples & Stories)

Consulting Success

What is an entrepreneurial consultant? An entrepreneurial consultant is a business owner who provides expert advice in a particular field or industry.

The 2nd Annual Consulting Firm Caption Contest! (Join in)

David A Fields

Whether you’re a long-time reader or you’ve recently started perusing these articles, you’ve probably grumbled at least once… “How can someone who combines lackluster drawing skills with groanworthy puns build such a successful consulting practice?

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.

How To Use Your Strengths To Sell and Earn More with Leslie Lyons

Consulting Matters

How can you use your strengths to land more clients and earn what you're worth? Leslie Lyons and I do a deep dive into the Enneagram tool and how to use it to sell more effectively and overcome the issues and challenges that cause us to sabotage ourselves and play small.

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How To Replace Yourself & Scale Your Consulting Business With Sarah McVanel: Podcast #238

Consulting Success

Do you want to scale your consulting business? Michael Zipursky welcomes Sarah McVanel, the President and founder of Greatness Magnified. Sarah shares that before you scale, you first need to discover if doing so will bring you joy. If you figure it will start by growing your team.

Quantum computing just might save the planet

McKinsey

Exponentially more powerful machines could make possible major reductions in emissions, putting the goal of limiting global warming within reach. Digital Insights Digital Climate change

Professional Sports Teams Recognize Men And Women Are Worth Equal Pay

Simon Associates

Emerging Trends Igniting Change women leaders Rethinking Women Human Development

Want to Play the No-Blame Game?

The Fearless Marketer

Have you noticed that there’s a whole lot of blame going around these days? People blaming other people, blaming companies, blaming politicians, blaming celebrities, blaming strangers, blaming anything and everything. Well, I have a little (perhaps naïve) project called the No-Blame Game.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Teamwork 101: The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Tom Spencer

Working alone, in many ways, is much simpler than working as part of a team. You only need to account for your own abilities, work style preferences, and availability.

For many Americans, economic opportunity seems increasingly out of reach

McKinsey

Low unemployment doesn’t seem to dispel the gloom about inflation, the McKinsey American Opportunity Survey shows. Public & Social Sector Insights Public & Social Sector Labor markets

315: Linda Vettrus-Nichols—Challenged? Stuck? What If You Are In Control Of Yourself?

On the Brink Podcast

Learn how to become the person you really want to be. I met Linda Vettrus-Nichols through her lovely husband Terry Earthwind Nichols, with whom I've done two podcasts. Here is our most recent one.

Cognitive biases

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I always think I will need a beautifully curated list like this one which lists 50. The post Cognitive biases appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well culture Get what you want office politics Persuade and sell

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.

Why Is Project ROI So Harmful?

PM Alliance

Realizing a good return on project investments is an important metric for businesses.

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Why Build in Web3

Harvard Business

It has the potential to unlock a more valuable internet for everyone. Digital Article

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The role of space in driving sustainability, security, and development on Earth

McKinsey

A new report reveals five actions that leaders can take to contribute to economic development, advance global security and sustainability, and make space a safe and globally accessible domain. Aerospace & Defense Insights Aerospace Defense & security Sustainability

Three Ways to Prepare for Remote Job Interviews

Virtual Project Consulting

The trend of doing remote interviews is on the rise. Here are three steps you can take to set yourself up for success. The post Three Ways to Prepare for Remote Job Interviews first appeared on Virtual Project Consulting.

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.

Light at the end of the funnel? Why consulting firms need to think again about how clients buy

The Source

Anyone involved in the marketing of consulting and other professional services will be familiar with the funnel, which analyses how well a firm is performing from overall awareness (the top of the funnel) to final choice (the bottom).

The department of bad behavior

Seth Godin Blog

What if organizations had a division that simply did the bad stuff?

Stop Rambling in Meetings — and Start Getting Your Message Across

Harvard Business

The more you say, the less people listen. Meeting management Presentation skills Managing yourself Listening skills Digital Article

Author Talks: Make anxiety your ally

McKinsey

How can we reclaim our relationship with anxiety, so it works for, and not against, us? McKinsey on Books Health Care Health care services Personal effectiveness

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.

Two FREE Resources for Understanding Strengths?

Leadership Vision Consulting

Whether you are learning about your Strengths or helping others on their Strengths journey, our two FREE resources are time-tested and effective for the interpretation and application of Strengths. In addition, our guiding principles and accompanying reflection questions will help you dive deeper.

How To Build Grassroots Marketing Like Roman Gabriel

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Find out why Executive Next Practices Institute in Irvine, California is supporting Roman Gabriel III in his Sold Out Youth Foundation programs. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership

The smallest viable audience

Seth Godin Blog

It’s a stepping-stone, not a compromise. The media and our culture push us to build something for everyone, to sand off the edges and to invest in infrastructure toward scale. But it turns out that quality, magic and satisfaction can lie in the other direction. Not because we can’t get bigger, but because we’d rather be better. One of the three best restaurants in New York only has 14 seats.

How to Help an Employee Who Struggles with Time Management

Harvard Business

Seven practical steps for managers. Time management Giving feedback Underperforming employees Managing employees Stress management Developing employees 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.

Forward Thinking on trade, vaccines, and sustainable and inclusive growth with WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

McKinsey

The World Trade Organization’s first African—and first female—director-general reflects on the impact of the pandemic on trade, the imperative to ensure that vaccines reach Africa and other emerging economies, and how to ensure that trade is more inclusive in the years ahead.

5 Questions for Team Building

Leadership Vision Consulting

In this episode, we discuss five questions we use at Leadership Vision to frame constructive conversation and build awareness and relational rapport.

iManage Advisory: Work 10 Desktop Certificate Expires June 4, 2022

Kraft Kennedy

iManage recently published an advisory that for those running Work Desktop 10.1 through 10.6, a certificate used by [link] is set to expire on June 4, 2022. To avoid issues. It is advised to either upgrade to Work Desktop 10.7,