The Art of Choosing a Hotel (Consultant’s edition)

Killer Consultant

I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Business travel arguably is an art of its own. Who needs two separate beds when traveling alone? travel & technology [This post first appeared as a guest post on Consulting Network here ]. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—. Robert Frost, “T he Road Not Taken “). Some love it, some hate it. As a consultant, you normally at least accept it as your way of life during the week.

The Art of Choosing a Hotel (Consultant’s edition)

Killer Consultant

I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Business travel arguably is an art of its own. Who needs two separate beds when traveling alone? travel & technology [This post first appeared as a guest post on Consulting Network here ]. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—. Robert Frost, “T he Road Not Taken “). Some love it, some hate it. As a consultant, you normally at least accept it as your way of life during the week.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Office Annoyances and Jargon.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Monday, February 15, 2010. February 21, 2010 at 2:30 PM. February 26, 2010 at 7:40 AM. February 28, 2010 at 12:05 AM. March 3, 2010 at 1:47 PM. March 15, 2010 at 3:56 PM. March 17, 2010 at 10:45 AM. March 18, 2010 at 6:58 PM. March 21, 2010 at 4:08 AM. March 22, 2010 at 11:00 AM. March 28, 2010 at 5:45 AM. " April 20, 2010 at 11:52 AM. April 23, 2010 at 1:58 AM. April 26, 2010 at 11:29 PM.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: is it just me.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Friday, January 29, 2010. January 30, 2010 at 12:12 AM. January 30, 2010 at 5:16 AM. January 30, 2010 at 6:33 PM. February 2, 2010 at 5:10 PM. February 3, 2010 at 3:13 AM. February 3, 2010 at 4:07 AM. February 7, 2010 at 7:32 PM. February 7, 2010 at 10:25 PM. February 9, 2010 at 2:55 AM. February 10, 2010 at 7:23 AM. February 14, 2010 at 1:14 AM. February 18, 2010 at 6:19 AM. February 28, 2010 at 3:31 PM.

Executives Need the Write Stuff - Henman Performance

Henman Performance Executive

by Linda Henman on September 27, 2010. Although I left the life of an English teacher long ago, I find myself committed to helping my clients find the road never traveled—that of the writer. About Linda. Client List. Newsletter. Executive blog Contact Us. Executives Need the Write Stuff. Exec Sense just approached me about broadcasting yet another webinar on writing. Apparently, I’m the only consultant with an English background who is willing to do this.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: A Fix for Annoying Passengers

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

March 28, 2010 at 5:47 AM. May 28, 2010 at 12:58 PM. June 9, 2010 at 7:05 PM. June 15, 2010 at 9:54 PM. November 29, 2010 at 4:10 PM. December 3, 2010 at 7:23 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, August 5, 2009. A Fix for Annoying Passengers. Next time you get on a plane flight or a long bus ride and the guy next to you is an a-hole or the lady wont keep her kids from kicking your back, follow the instructions below.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: TOTALLY Random

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

February 1, 2010 at 9:51 PM. July 29, 2010 at 9:52 PM. August 17, 2010 at 11:06 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, February 16, 2009. TOTALLY Random. Posted by. Consulting SME. 10:57 PM. 4 comments: Rajesh Rajagopal. What was that anyway ? July 6, 2009 at 3:36 PM. Anonymous said.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: You know your seatmate is going to.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

January 17, 2010 at 7:05 PM. January 19, 2010 at 8:41 AM. January 20, 2010 at 10:36 PM. January 21, 2010 at 8:34 AM. January 24, 2010 at 2:43 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, October 8, 2009. You know your seatmate is going to be bad when. Signs that the guy sitting next to you on the plane / train / bus / carriage / mule / elephant / etc.

Drug Pricing in the United States

Tom Spencer

From 2010 to 2015, prescription medicine revenue in the U.S. His free moments are spent traveling and enjoying sporting events with his wife and daughter.

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 2010 (122). November 2010 (122). October 2010 (91). September 2010 (95). August 2010 (102). July 2010 (108). June 2010 (97). May 2010 (130).

Impact of Low Health Literacy on the Healthcare Industry

Tom Spencer

His free moments are spent traveling and enjoying sporting events with his wife and daughter. Healthy People 2010.

Role of Big Data in Healthcare

Tom Spencer

His free moments are spent traveling and enjoying sporting events with his wife and daughter. The healthcare industry generates a large amount of data. The retention of this data is driven by the need to meet intricate compliance and regulatory requirements.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Have I been at this client too long?

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

April 30, 2010 at 2:55 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, October 8, 2009. Have I been at this client too long? Another consultant from my Firm was in a meeting with a department that Ive never worked with. When a question came up about my area of expertise, the client in the other department told my colleague that the best point of contact would be. My colleague said, "thats funny, we have a consultant with the same name as that!"

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

Tom Spencer

Mallya brought in a new CEO in October 2010, Sanjay Aggarwal, who had managed to turn things around for SpiceJet, another aviation company. In her free time, she loves to read books, write posts on varied topics including Consulting, Marketing, Analytics, Leadership, Innovation, and Travel.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Well.Despite the Economy.At.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

October 5, 2010 at 11:13 PM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, November 25, 2008. Well.Despite the Economy.At Least We Have Shrimp Running on Treadmills to Make us Laugh. Who would have thought a little shrimp would become an Internet Sensation? I mean seriously - who needs Angelina pregnancies when running shrimp can entertain you? Simply stated: I think it was a slow news day, though supposedly this was done for legitmate scientific reasons. Check it out: Posted by.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Plane Etiquette Refresher

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

February 10, 2010 at 11:29 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Friday, January 23, 2009. Plane Etiquette Refresher. after a week of getting perpetually lost on the pothole-ridden interstates/turnpikes/routes of what i will call the armpit of america (a.k.a. new jersey), i had the pleasure of sitting next to a fellow "consultant" on my way home that had clearly downed a few too many drinks before takeoff.

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 2010 (122). November 2010 (122). October 2010 (91).

Consultant Ninja: Classic Consulting Quotes: Management.

Consultant Ninja

You HAVE to do a classic consultant ninja analysis of this report, published by the US Travel Association! April 20, 2010 at 11:30 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman. Wednesday, September 30, 2009. Classic Consulting Quotes. Job manager, upon seeing a slide I made: "Are you color blind, by the way?"

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: The Perils of Printer Toner

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

March 13, 2010 at 4:33 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, March 4, 2009. The Perils of Printer Toner. I am not making this up. This is an actual email chain that went around the client site today. A little background: Yesterday, there was a small crisis here at the client site. The printer/copy machine, which is quite large and looks rather like a new-age space shuttle, ran out of toner.

Driverless Trains: Why Does Chicago (US in General) Lag London (Europe Europe in General)?

MishTalk

Back in 2010, the Chicago Tribune reported CTA Pay for Bus Drivers is No. The six-figure salaries are based on a century-old formula — abandoned by some of Metra’s peers — that pays union conductors and engineers for hours worked and miles traveled over a certain allotment.

Ukraine Central Bank Imposes 6-Day Waiting Period on Foreign Currency Purchases; Capital Controls Hit Ukraine in Effort to Halt Money Exodus

MishTalk

and the European Union discuss potential aid, Yanukovych traveled to the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. The IMF in 2010 agreed to lend $15.6 Yet another country has gone the route of capital controls hoping to stave off an outflow of currency. Bloomberg reports Ukraine Imposes Capital Controls as President Meets Putin.

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 2010 (122). November 2010 (122). October 2010 (91). September 2010 (95). August 2010 (102). July 2010 (108). June 2010 (97). May 2010 (130). April 2010 (115). March 2010 (107). February 2010 (118). January 2010 (112). MISHS. Global Economic. Trend Analysis. Contact. Advertisers.

Altman Vilandrie: Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

The New York office was opened in 2010 and the San Francisco office was opened in 2012. Altman Vilandrie also has a great unique selling point in that it is a low travel firm. While other consultants may be away on projects from Monday to Thursday every week, AV staff members do most of their work from their offices, unless a client requests that they travel. ALTMAN VILANDRIE CONSULTING. Welcome back to another one of our firm profiles!

Buck Consultants Firm Profile

Management Consulted

Then, in 2010, Xerox acquired ACS for $6.4B, making Buck a Xerox company and a global leader in HR solutions. Travel. BUCK CONSULTANTS. Today, we highlight another one of those consulting firms you may never have heard of – yet another reason why MC is here! Insightful Thinking. Real-world solutions. That’s what Buck Consultants stands for – driving thinking-real-world solutions.

How disruptive is the 'Sharing Economy'?

freshminds

At a TEDX talk in Sydney in 2010, Rachel Botsman, author of the book 'The Rise of Collaborative Consumption', asked the audience the question - 'How many of you use a power drill?' Uber Also based in San Francisco and launched more recently in 2010, Uber uses a smartphone app to receive requests of people needing transportation, and then sends out these requests to their drivers who transport the customers to their final destinations.

Turkey Demands More Money From EU, Vows Not to Become 'Concentration Camp' for Migrants

MishTalk

Merkel on Sunday offered Turkey the prospect of support for faster progress on its bid to join the EU, as well as an accelerated path to visa-free travel for Turks, a priority for many in the nation of 78 million. The problem with paying bribes, is the request for more money never stops.

A Commercial Pilot’s 2-Year Plan to Break into Consulting

Management Consulted

in business, clearly have a love for aviation and were a professional in the aviation industry from 2006 to 2010. What was happening between 2010 and 2012? What were you doing in between 2010, potentially even prior to 2010 to April 2012. Also, in the 2010 to 2012 timeframe, if you were leading a small group of men, coaching and mentoring them, you probably want to have that on here. People will just take a little bit of time and travel, or something like that.

How to Successfully Work Across Countries, Languages, and Cultures

Harvard Business

Prior to 2010, Rakuten had been a multilingual global company. But in 2010, Rakuten mandated an English-only policy for its workforce of over 10,000 employees. Travel, living in a new country, and the opportunities for career advancement that may come with working for a multinational firm were all reasons that dual expats gave for their global career aspirations. Photo by Christine Roy.

Terrorist Arrests in Germany, Belgium; Nine Warning Signs Ignored; Could Attacks Have Been Prevented?

MishTalk

Associations : Suicide bomber Omar Ismael Mostefai, 29, had a French police “S file” indicating his status as a potentially dangerous radical since 2010. He had already traveled and returned from Syria. He had been under judicial supervision since 2012 after he tried to travel to Yemen to fight with al-Qaeda. In the wake of the terrorist activity in Paris that killed close to 150 people in eight separate attacks, the Investigation Widens to Germany and Belgium.

NSA Hacks Into SIM Card Makers Giving US and UK Criminals Access to Millions of Cell Phones

MishTalk

The breach, detailed in a secret 2010 GCHQ document, gave the surveillance agencies the potential to secretly monitor a large portion of the world’s cellular communications, including both voice and data. passports, which contain chips and antennas that can be used to better authenticate travelers. For now, you should assume every conversation you have made since 2010 had been stolen.

The Data-Driven Case for Vacation

Harvard Business

Travel Association to more clearly understand the relationship between well-being and taking time off from work. Travel Association and Project: Time Off, presents a high-definition picture of how overwork affects our success rates and well-being.

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Research: When a Retail Store Closes, Crime Increases Around It

Harvard Business

The benefits that have been cited for colocating housing and retail establishments include reduced travel distances, more-pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, and stronger local character. In 2010 Los Angeles initiated a mass closing of two-thirds of the dispensaries in the city. From Boston to Los Angeles, “mixed use” development, combining residential and commercial properties, is on the rise.

Return of the Buggy Whip; Streetcar Named Imprudent

MishTalk

At the peak of streetcar travel in the mid-1920s, some 800 streetcars covering 200 miles of track carried 97 million passenger trips a year. million grant in 2010 for the Loop Trolley, to run from the University City Library to the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. The goal is safer travel, fewer traffic delays, and a better understanding of how to automate vehicles.

Consultant Ninja: Another One Bites the Dust: Management.

Consultant Ninja

The travel, the uncertainty about work, the lack of control over your career, the sacrifice of your personal life, the eating out 4 days a week on an expense account, the distance from actually seeing something done, the relentless pressure to get promoted or be fired. July 25, 2010 at 11:05 AM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Warren Buffett Is Betting the Airline Oligopoly Is Here to Stay

Harvard Business

Industry observers have noted that since 2010, “The airline industry is profitable again — really profitable.” ” (The Department of Justice Antitrust Division is currently investigating the four largest carriers, and a lawsuit by airline travelers is pending. ). Warren Buffett got burned with an airline investment in the 1990s.

How One Nonprofit Is Expanding Health Care for the Uninsured

Harvard Business

In a 2010 review of its purchasing strategy, Ascension concluded that it didn’t really have an effective purchasing strategy at all. Ascension centralized functions such as human resources, payroll, travel services, and finance, thereby streamlining operations and saving costs.

Saxo Bank's Steen Jakobsen Warns of Global Economic Vacuum, China Slowdown, Germany Growth Negative, 30% S&P Correction

MishTalk

Since 2010 the Average after tax income adjusted for inflation have only been 1.6%. Safe travels, Steen Thanks Steen! Stay an extra day and golf or travel.