List: Aussie Strategy Firms 2013

Tom Spencer

List of Australian Strategy Firms in 2013. BELOW is a hand-picked list of leading Australian strategy firms. This list will be of interest to you if: you’re a student who wants to work for a leading strategy firm, or.

2013 Canada Tour Recap – Ph.D.s, Snow and Vintage Chocolate

Management Consulted

If this is your first time joining us, we’ve spent the last 5 months traveling to top colleges across the planet – check out news from our latest gallivants to the U.K. , the Bay Area , and East Coast ( Harvard , Yale , Columbia , Georgetown , Duke and Georgia Tech ). *.

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Final 2013 West Coast Adventures: Bain, Berkeley, and Stanford

Management Consulted

Red and white were the colors of Day 1 (December 5th, 2013) of our tour. We’ve been busy. After spending the last 5 months traveling to top colleges across the planet ( Canada , U.K. ,

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List: Global Strategy Firms 2013

Tom Spencer

List of Global Strategy Firms in 2013. Maybe not, but seeing as Sydney is at the other end of the earth you would expect a truly global strategy firm to have an office there (if you want to see a list of purely Aussie strategy firms for 2013, click here ).

An Analysis of July Employment Numbers 1955 to 2013

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Saturday, August 03, 2013 10:26 PM. An Analysis of July Employment Numbers 1955 to 2013; Full-Time Employment Down Over 5 Million Since 2007. An Analysis of July Employment Numbers 1955 to 2013; Full-Time Employment Down Over 5 Million Since 2007. August 2013 (16). MISHS.

Best Business Books 2013

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Our annual review of the year''s best business books

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Best Business Books 2013: Globalization

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This year''s best business books on globalization examine the rising flood of companies from emerging markets. These companies not only will drive the process of economic convergence, but also will increasingly compete head-to-head around the world against established multinational corporations from developed economies

Best Business Books 2013: Digitization

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No matter what your business, three emerging digital phenomena--big data, socialstructing, and spreadable media--will create major changes in how you do what you do. This year''s best business books on digitization can equip you to better understand all three and the changes that they will enable and engender

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Best Business Books 2013: Strategy

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This year''s best business books on strategy drive home the lesson that managing your company with an eye toward innovation in your market offerings, business portfolio, and business models is the only sustainable competitive advantage for most companies. The strategic imperative for their leaders is the continuous and deliberate navigation of change

Best Business Books 2013: Marketing

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For the authors of this year''s best business books, the essence of marketing is increasingly the customer experience, much of it digitally delivered. Taglines be damned, it''s time to address how customers experience your brand

Best Business Books 2013: Leadership

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This year''s best business books on leadership examine auto industry leaders past and present, whose daring (and foibles) transcend Detroit. Their character and practices demonstrate why C-suites should feature robust mixes of executive talent

New Taxes for 2013: Paying for ObamaCare |Women In Consulting.

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Best Business Books 2013: Managerial Self-Help

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Listening, questioning, and moving others to act emerged as strong themes in business books offering managerial self-help this year. New books from veteran authors Edgar H. Schein and Daniel H. Pink were standouts, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg''s hugely successful Lean In provided a clear example of the managerial practices that both men advocate in action

Best Business Books 2013: Company Stories

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Each of the best business books relating company stories this year--Edoardo Nesi''s Story of My People , Steven Mandis''s What Happened to Goldman Sachs , and David C. Robertson''s Brick by Brick --is a chronicle of failure in its own way and offers valuable lessons to leaders

Under Promise and Over Deliver - Tom Spencer consulting blog

Tom Spencer

by Tom Spencer on January 4, 2013 · 0 comments. Copyright © 2013 Tom Spencer. About. Book Shop. Archive. Definitions. Helpful Links. Quotes. Subscribe. Under Promise and Over Deliver. in Business Strategy. Keep expectations low, and exceed them.

2013- A Self Assessment Opportunity

Cheryl Cran

When we look at the year 2013 here at the end of the year it is an opportunity to self assess and to review our leadership. Is who I am as a leader today at the end of 2013 and improved version of who I was in January 2013?

Best Practices in Consulting in 2013: What insights would you like to get from other successful consulting practices?

Women in Consulting

Here’s the link: WIC 2013 Best Practices Survey. By: Kathie Sherman If you want to know more about how successful businesses like yours improve their practice, take our 12th annual best practices survey. Let me explain how this works. You take 12-15 minutes to answer our questions. Many many other WIC members take the same survey. Plus many many non WIC members who are consultants take the same survey.

Best Business Books 2013: s+b's Top Shelf

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Our annual review of the year''s best business books

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You travel too much when you.

Consultants Mind

Management consulting = business travel. No way around it. If you don’t like travel, you will hate consulting. Here are some things I have experienced. Know your airline frequent flyer number, but not your mom’s phone number Take too … Continue reading → Fun Travel

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7 Key Questions: Who, What, Why, When, Where, How, How Much?

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Who, What, Why, When, Where? These are five questions kids learn in grade school or when first learning a language. It covers the basics and helps you understand the situation and context. My high school friends can attest to my … Continue reading → Consultant Business Business Development Consulting Interview Management consulting Problem Solving Project Management Strategy

Consulting is not a 9-5 job

Consultants Mind

It’s a marathon. The hours are long, and the schedule erratic. It’s not for slackers or sleepy-heads. Including travel, it’s easily a 70+ hour a week job. Days start early. This Monday, my flight was at 6:45am. Same thing this … Continue reading → Consultant Career Consulting Leadership Professionalism

Better Is Not Better - Tom Spencer consulting blog

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by Tom Spencer on May 16, 2013 · 0 comments. Copyright © 2013 Tom Spencer. About. Book Shop. Archive. Definitions. Helpful Links. Quotes. Subscribe. Better Is Not Better. in Business Strategy. Different is Better. If you enjoyed this post, get email updates (its free).

Case interviews: Time to start practicing

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Case interview. If you are an undergraduate or MBA student who wants to get a consulting offer, you better do well on the case interview. If you ran a regression on consulting offers and good case interviews, the correlation would … Continue reading → Consultant case interview Consulting jobs Management consulting MBA Resources

Resumes are bait

Consultants Mind

I am not in HR, a recruiter, or even a super linkedin.com user. That said, I was on the recruiting team at a Big 4 consulting, and we looked through hundreds of resumes every year and 90% of them went … Continue reading → Learning Career Management MBA Professionalism resume tips

The 10 Most Influential Customer Experience Milestones of 2013

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Important Tax Law Changes for 2012 & 2013|Women In Consulting.

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10 reasons why supply chain is not boring

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Supply chain seems boring. To most people, the phrase “supply chain” creates little excitement. To the chagrin of operational consultants everywhere, it probably ranks close to the bottom on the list of sexy MBA topics – somewhere close to the … Continue reading → Consultant Consulting Economics MBA Supply chain

Why culture trumps strategy

Consultants Mind

I first heard the phrase “Culture Trumps Strategy” in 2008. Intuitively this makes sense. Culture lasts. Culture is everywhere. Employees don’t need online training to understand it. It’s who we are. It’s what we stand for. It’s why I like … Continue reading → Learning Consulting Culture Leadership Strategy

3 kinds of power: positional, relational and expertise

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Recently, I was reminded that there are three types of power in the workplace. While you might not have all 3 – you better have some. Positional, Relational, Expertise. I first heard this on a manager-tools.com podcast, but please let … Continue reading → Consultant Clients Consulting Influence Management consulting Power Professionalism

19 Inspirational Quotes from Nelson Mandela

Tom Spencer

” Leadership 5 December 2013 inspirational quotes leadership Nelson Mandela What can we learn from the life of such a man? NELSON Mandela passed away last Thursday at the age of 95. He was a man amongst men who fought and won the battle against Apartheid in South Africa.

The Best s+b Blog Posts of 2013

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Among all the terrific posts we''ve published, make sure not to miss these gems

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What is scope creep?

Consultants Mind

Scope creep = client wants more work done for the same money. Not pretty. It’s no surprise that consultants dread it. It usually means late nights, grumpy analysts, dissatisfied clients, and potentially lower project margins. All bad things. In the … Continue reading → Consultant Clients Communication Consulting Management consulting Professionalism Project Management tips

PwC CEO Survey: This is what 1,300+ global CEOs thought

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PricewaterhouseCoppers (PwC) just published its 16th annual global CEO survey. It’s a hefty survey with responses from 1,300+ CEOs across 68 countries. To me, this type of survey is very credible. CEOs suffer from the herd mentality like any of … Continue reading → Learning Business Clients Leadership Management consulting PWC Research Resources Survey

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Know Your Outcome - Tom Spencer consulting blog

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by Tom Spencer on January 21, 2013 · 0 comments. Copyright © 2013 Tom Spencer. About. Book Shop. Archive. Definitions. Helpful Links. Quotes. Subscribe. Know Your Outcome. in Business Strategy. Burn all other bridges. If you enjoyed this post, get email updates (its free).

Get a MBA? Pros and Cons

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I got my MBA 8 years ago. It was a good use of my time, attention, and money. That said, there are a lot of MBA skeptics out there, and they have good reasons. 3 CONS of the MBA: 1. … Continue reading → Learning Consulting MBA MOOC

Employment vs. Jobs Discrepancy - December 2013 Data

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A divergence developed in 2013. These discrepancies started in 2013. The wide discrepancy between jobs and employment continues for a third month. Jobs vs. Employment Discussion Before diving into the details, it is important to understand limits on data, and how the BLS measures jobs in the establishment survey vs. employment in the household survey. Establishment Survey : If you work one hour that counts as a job. There is no difference between one hour and 50 hours.

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Case Interview Foundations: 6 Types of Case Interviews

Management Consulted

So, after writing the perfect resume and cover letter, and preparing at least 6 Hero Stories, it’s time to face the music.

Consulting is a team sport

Consultants Mind

Consulting is a team sport. One of the best things about consulting – and project work more generally – is that it’s a team sport. There is a goal. People have different roles. You don’t have to be good at … Continue reading → Consultant Clients Communication Consulting Learning Management consulting Project Management Trust

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What Peter Drucker says about Effective Executives

Consultants Mind

Peter Drucker is a legend in business and management thinking. He passed away in 2005, after writing almost 40 books, teaching extensively and consulting people like Procter and Gamble’s A.G. Lafley, GE’s Jack Welch, and Intel’s Andy Grove. He is … Continue reading → Learning Best Practices book Consulting Executives Leadership Management consulting peter drucker Project Management time management

New Home Office Deduction

Women in Consulting

However, for 2013, the IRS has implemented new home office rules to make it SIMPLE! Running a Consulting Business Top Consulting Tips home office tax deduction New Home Office Tax Deduction 2013 taxes By: Renee Daggett The number of people working from home has increased, yet claiming the home office deduction has been a burden and filled with many rules in order to qualify. Taxpayers can choose between the regular method and the new simplified method.