Best Places to Stay 2007

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Where business is, consultants will travel accordingly. And travel. And travel. Lots of travel means lots of business, and so far, 2007 is no exception. Well well well.as if each and every one of us couldn't have single-handedly crafted this article ourselves. That said.it's s kind of nice to know if my opinion is WAY OFF as compared to everyone else.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Who Here Travels?

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Wednesday, December 19, 2007. Who Here Travels? And just how knowledgeable are you about this TRAVEL??? skip to main | skip to sidebar. Hmmmm? Check this out: [link] and then leave us your score and your firm in the comment section. This is officially a contest, people. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 11:10 AM. Labels: Randomness. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Crazy Consultants. were type A (who, us?);

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Tuesday, December 18, 2007. December 18, 2007 at 6:39 PM. December 19, 2007 at 11:11 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 9:41 AM. 2 comments: Consultant Ninja. Reminds me of a recent project dealing with some CSC guys.

Rules about Getting into Cabs

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

You'll have pee-smell emanating from your body for the rest of the day, no matter how much travel-size Marriott lotion you might have in your bag to try to cover the odor. Lessons learned from a cab ride home from the airport last night: 1.

Business School Admissions

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Last summer I toured New Jersey with a traveling centrifugal-force demonstration. This essay comes from an unknown writer, but apparently got the person accepted into a good MBA program. Sounds like they'd make a pretty damn good consultant, too.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Fun with Frequent Flying

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Thursday, December 20, 2007. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fun with Frequent Flying.and there they were. The two well dressed business dudes, standing in the aisle. Right next to my coveted aisle seat. What did they proceed to do for an hour? Talk about work. Loudly. Woke up the baby sleeping in the row next to them (see previous post for dangers of waking sleeping babies on airplanes). They blocked the aisle so little kids couldnt use the restroom.

Consultants Blog, Stardate: September 2017

The Nonprofit Consultant

Pass your time travel boots through the x-ray machine, buckle your space belt, and join me on a journey to 2017. Remember back in 2007? Fellow nonprofit blogger, Gayle Roberts , has suggested that I look into my crystal ball and give you a posting from ten years in the future. Back when all the 'experts' were warning of the coming nonprofit leadership shortage?

Carnival of the Nonprofit Consultants

The Nonprofit Consultant

This is a traveling carnival, with different hosts each week. It's my honor once again to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. This is always a pleasure because I get to take some out to really read what some of my colleagues have been writing and select a handful of the best posts for the Carnival.

Nonprofit Professionals - Amateur Managers?

The Nonprofit Consultant

However, in my travels I have found many smart/intellectual/degreed people who assume that because they hold the title of manager and they are smart, they are de facto good managers. Jonathan Peizer, of JP's Philanthropy Blog, had a great post yesterday called Being Smart and Being a Good Manager is Not the Same , and I've got to agree with him. JP says, in part: Not that they are exclusive mind you.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Email Listserv Privileges Gone Awry

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

> Sent: Tuesday, July, 2007 7:02 PM. > > Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 9:55 AM. > > Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 8:41 AM. > > Sent: Wed Aug 01 06:51:08 2007. > > Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 06:53:52. > > Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 4:13 AM. > > Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 4:28 AM. > skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, February 14, 2013. Email Listserv Privileges Gone Awry.

Carl the Robot Bartender Mixes Drinks and Chats With Customers

MishTalk

Hes handy with a shot glass and customers travel from far and wide to admire him at work. December 2007 (69). November 2007 (91). October 2007 (56). September 2007 (49). August 2007 (61). July 2007 (44). June 2007 (38). May 2007 (29).

Business Book Review: The 4-Hour Work Week

Management Consulted

” - written by Timothy Ferriss (2007), an American author, entrepreneur, angel investor, and advisor to startups like Facebook, Twitter, and many more. Top 5 myths about travel as a management consultant.

Travel 163

Book Review – “How the mighty fall” by Jim Collins

Tom Spencer

Kingfisher’s acquisition in 2007 of Air Deccan, a lowcost airline, fits the quote perfectly. In her free time, she loves to read books, write posts on varied topics including Consulting, Marketing, Analytics, Leadership, Innovation, and Travel. Introduction.

Top Consulting Firms

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However, they tend to have an intense lifestyle with lots of travel, face-to-face engagements, and long hours as a result. If you are interested in a career with a lot of travel, this could be a good place for you. What are the Top Consulting Firms?

Conversation with North Highland

Tom Spencer

Founded in 1992, North Highland is an employee-owned global management consulting firm that has been named as a Best Firm to Work For every year since 2007 by Consulting Magazine. Tom: North Highland has a broad range of industry expertise including in Energy and Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Media, Entertainment and Telecommunications, Public Sector, Retail and CPG, and Transportation, Travel and Leisure. Tom: What is the firm’s travel model?

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: US Consumer Spending.

MishTalk

However, consumer spending has remained basically at that level since -- in the face of what are normally positive seasonal factors such as warmer weather, home improvement projects, and spring and summer travel. December 2007 (69). November 2007 (91). October 2007 (56).

Job Hub: Airbnb Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

They sought to create this type of connection experience for people everywhere when they traveled, and the idea for the bigger Airbnb was born. Airbnb’s history can be traced back to 2007, when founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia created the initial concept during an Industrial Design Conference in San Francisco, California. Today we highlight tremendous business analyst and post-consulting leadership jobs at Airbnb.

L.E.K. Strategy Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Aviation & Travel. are the amount of responsibility Consultant level hires are given from the get go and the low amount of travel their employees do. With regard to travel requirements, L.E.K is very unusual in that it is a very low travel firm. But don’t let the low travel nature of the firm fool you: you will still be putting in 60-80 hour weeks, you’ll just get to sleep in your bed each night. Queens Award for Enterprise (2007).

Hypocrites and Bullies Speak on "The Importance of Trust"

MishTalk

Mike Rogers, told he “absolutely” thinks that one of the countries will give Snowden travel documents. December 2007 (69). November 2007 (91). October 2007 (56). September 2007 (49). August 2007 (61). July 2007 (44). June 2007 (38). May 2007 (29). April 2007 (28). March 2007 (36). February 2007 (26). January 2007 (26). MISHS. Global Economic. Trend Analysis. Contact. Advertisers. Sitka Pacific.

IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

Management Consulted

Travel and Transportation. Travel to client locations are required. National Trust of India 2007 Appreciation Letter. IBM Global Business Services (GBS).

Obama's Lame Response to Ebola; No Protocols but Lots of Fearmongering; Where's the Common Sense?

MishTalk

For discussion, please see Stock Buybacks Peaked With Stock Market in 2007: History About to Repeat? New shortcomings emerged Wednesday in the nation’s response to the Ebola virus after it was revealed that a second nurse was infected with Ebola at a hospital here and that she had traveled on a commercial flight the day before she showed symptoms of the disease. While in Ohio, she also reportedly travelled from Cleveland to Akron. Ebola Fearmongering I seldom watch TV.

OC&C Strategy Consultants Interview and Culture

Management Consulted

Seeing an opportunity to gain greater access to the American market, OC&C merged with the Callidon Group (based in Boston) in June 2007. Expect to travel to the client location on an as-needed basis; regardless, Fridays are usually spent in your home office.

ZS Associates Firm Profile

Management Consulted

In 2007, ZS Associates crossed over a major threshold – with more than 1000 employees, the firm completed 2,000 projects in a single year for 300 clients in 28 different industries and 38 different countries! Travel & Transportation. ZS offers its employees many opportunities to travel to its international locations; however, be open to working nights and early US mornings with teams across cultures and geographies such as India. ZS ASSOCIATES. Welcome back!

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Brews, News and Booz & Company: Interview and Culture Insights

Management Consulted

Marc Gerencser, managing director, noted in 2007 that returning to being a private firm allowed Booz & Company to make long-range investments that they may not have otherwise been able to make. They travel quite a bit, but their hours are slightly less than BCG or McKinsey and on par with Bain. In 2007, they had 150,000 applicants apply to 1,033 open positions. Booz & Company Interview and Culture.

Every Fast-Growing Company Has to Combat Overload

Harvard Business

But by the 1990s it had run aground: It hadn’t properly developed systems to implement its growth strategy internally, and so that strategy broke down at dozens of points of execution on the front line—with customers, crew, staff on the shore and the company’s travel agent partners.

How to Decide Which Conferences Are Worth Your Time

Harvard Business

In fact, author Tim Ferriss describes attending the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in 2007 as being the “tipping point” for his best-selling book The 4-Hour Workweek because he was able to meet so many bloggers who later promoted it. It’s not always easy to take time off for conferences, which usually require anywhere from 2–5 days away, depending on travel time.

Saxo Bank's Real Forecast for 2016; Mish Comments and Projections

MishTalk

Safe travels, Steen “Santa Claus” Jakobsen Mish Comments and Projections Steen is a certifiable optimist compared to me. Here's my call: Stocks More Overvalued Now Than 2000 and 2007 No Matter How You Look at Things.

Bubble Valuation Blues; GMO 7-Year Outlook for U.S. Stocks is Negative

MishTalk

In 2007 that prediction probably looked ridiculous. Stay an extra day and golf or travel. Value investor Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo (GMO) now estimates US stocks are poised for annualized losses for the next seven years.

Interviews with 59 Black Female Executives Explore Intersectional Invisibility and Strategies to Overcome It

Harvard Business

We conducted interviews around the years 2007 and 2014 — one year before and 6-7 years after the global financial crisis, when many businesses faced new challenges. ” She began focusing on building relationships with colleagues based on shared interests and experiences such as family and travel. HBR Staff. Black women continue to be sorely underrepresented in leadership roles in corporate America. Currently, they make up 12.7% of the U.S.

A Short History of Radio Explains the iPhone’s Success

Harvard Business

And it traveled in your pocket. Verizon and Sprint made their pitches but AT&T won, rolling out the iPhone to all-night lines on June 29, 2007. In 2007 zero of the world’s smartphones featured Google’s mobile operating system, Android. Since 2007 Apple’s global platform has produced some 2.2 The iPhone roared into the marketplace 10 years ago today, and overwhelmed the wireless world.

What the Crisis Taught Us: More Bubbles! We Need Bigger Bubbles to Combat Deflation!

MishTalk

Today, our housing market is finally healing from the collapse of 2007. Stay an extra day and golf or travel. The Monetarists are out in full force warning about pending deflation.

4 Ways CEOs Can Conquer Short-Termism

Harvard Business

The quickest way to spring the short-term trap is to set overly ambitious targets — the kind that make the CEO a hero with investors in the short term, but threaten the long-term plan by, for instance, skimping on scheduled maintenance, cutting R&D investment, and shrinking travel and training budgets. Lynch, who came on board as CEO in 2007, steered the company through that bankruptcy, cutting costs dramatically and laying off nearly half the company’s workforce.

What the Best Transformational Leaders Do

Harvard Business

The list includes a health care company that was once near bankruptcy (DaVita), a software firm whose stock price stagnated for a decade (Microsoft), a travel website that faced overwhelming competition (Priceline), a food giant that seemed to lose its focus (Danone), and a steel company that faced new pressure from lower-cost rivals (ThyssenKrupp). Companies that claim to be “transforming” seem to be everywhere.

How to Improve the Engagement and Retention of Young Hourly Workers

Harvard Business

HMSHost , the largest provider of food and beverage services for travelers in North America, piloted its Engagement Training Program to help frontline managers provide authentic recognition to its employees, listen and solve problems, and deliver specific, actionable feedback to their teams. In 2007, it created a program for teens and young adults facing barriers to employment called This Way Ahead. VANDAL Photography/Getty Images.

Reflections on 2013; What's Important, What's Not? What's Ahead?

MishTalk

Had I suggested in 2007 that the Fed balance sheet expansion of $75 billion a month would have been considered "tightening" people would have thought I was nuts. Stay an extra day and golf or travel. According to Yahoo!News News the top story of the year was the Jodi Arias trial.