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. your company, non-profit or government agency is looking for quality strategy advice. The firms are: Nous Group. Pacific Strategy Partners. Port Jackson Partners. Crescendo Partners. Momentum Partners. Oyster Consulting. Second Road. Nous Group.

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 ). BELOW is a hand-picked list of leading Global Strategy Firms. The litmus test we used to decide whether a firm is truly “global” was whether it has an office in Sydney. A fair litmus test?

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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 ). *. The trip started off with a sparse few hours of sleep on a red-eye flight to Buffalo, NY. After a night of travels, we decided a stop for the best breakfast cafe in Buffalo on Yelp was a great idea.

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. , and the East Coast - Harvard , Yale , Columbia , Georgetown , Duke and Georgia Tech ), we decided to end our year off with one last trip to the Bay Area. This time we visited the Bain office in San Francisco, held 2 bootcamps at Stanford, and 1 bootcamp at Berkeley. *.

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An Analysis of July Employment Numbers 1955 to 2013

MishTalk

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). July 2013 (82). June 2013 (70). May 2013 (82). April 2013 (85). March 2013 (100). February 2013 (83). January 2013 (88). MISHS. Global Economic.

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. If you enjoyed this post, get email updates (its free). Leave a Comment Now. Leave a Comment. Name *. E-mail *. Website. Previous post: The First 100 Days as a CEO.

Thank you to our 2013 Silent Auction Donors & Volunteers!

Women in Consulting

Your participation and collaboration helped make the 2013 silent auction a huge success. For a full list of the generous items that were donated to the 2013 WIC Silent Auction, go to: [link]. We also want to thank our dedicated volunteers who helped make the 2013 Silent Auction possible: Pamela Bender, Planning Showcase: [link]. 10% of the 2013 Silent Auction proceeds will be donated to.

Better Is Not Better - Tom Spencer consulting blog

Tom Spencer

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). Leave a Comment Now. Leave a Comment. Name *. E-mail *. Website. Previous post: Sustainable Social Enterprise. Next post: Focus on Happiness: Achieve Sucess.

Best Business Books 2013: Globalization

Strategy+Business

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

Strategy+Business

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

Strategy+Business

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

Strategy+Business

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

Strategy+Business

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

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.

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

Women in Consulting

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Know Your Outcome - Tom Spencer consulting blog

Tom Spencer

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). Leave a Comment Now. Leave a Comment. Name *. E-mail *. Website. Previous post: How to Achieve Your Audacious Goals. Next post: Dick Smith: The Power of Viral Marketing.

Best Business Books 2013: Managerial Self-Help

Strategy+Business

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

Strategy+Business

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

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? The leadership path is not just for those who have people they lead, leadership is ‘who we are’ in our work, life and family. We are all being called upon to be better leaders in order to help organizations and teams evolve. .

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.

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

Strategy+Business

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

The 10 Most Influential Customer Experience Milestones of 2013

1 to 1

Whether it''s the airlines embracing mobile to assist customers, a bad-boy company promising to make over its service standards, or the launch of new technology that will change how consumers pay for everyday retail goods, these 10 customer experience incidents will change the course of how organizations deliver customer experiences. There’s more… To read the rest of this blog posting click here or visit www.1to1Media.com/weblog.

5 reasons to choose strategy consulting over financial advisory consulting

Management Consulted

Strategy consulting vs. financial advisory consulting – both are consulting. Can they really be that different? We get at least 5 questions a month from readers about this either-or, and in honor of all of you we put together our 5 major differences between the 2 prominent types of consulting , and why – if you have a choice – we recommend strategy consulting as your top pick.

Employment vs. Jobs Discrepancy - December 2013 Data

MishTalk

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.

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 firms rely heavily on case interviews to find the right candidate and, therefore, you should practice them – practice them well, start practicing them early (2-3 months prior to the interview), and then keep practicing them often.

The 5 Biggest Customer Experience Missteps of 2013

1 to 1

The importance of delivering an optimal customer experience cannot be overstated. This year saw some notable blunders. Here are five that I believe stood out the most. There’s more… To read the rest of this blog posting click here or visit www.1to1Media.com/weblog. Customer Experience Customer Loyalty Customer Service Customer Strategy Social Media 2013customerexperienceblunders brandingmistakes customerexperiencemissteps

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Top 10 Universities in Canada for Management Consulting

Management Consulted

Are you one of our hyper-focused high schoolers that’s considering a career in business? There are several reasons you might consider pursuing higher education in Canada. Some prospective students are attracted to the lower tuition prices and higher acceptance rates of top Canadian schools versus stateside schools. Others love the exceptional international flair found in cities like Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver.

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IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

Management Consulted

The Top 25 Consultants (2013)(#17). 2013 Management Consulting Salaries – from Undergraduate and MBA to Interns and more. IBM Global Business Services (GBS). The history of IBM GBS is one of our very favorite business stories of all time, and one that reminds us that even the most enormous, boring and troubled companies can re-invent themselves.

Managing a Sales Funnel for Your Consulting Business

The Clever Consultant

When you’re worried about where your next engagement is coming from, it’s already too late. You’re at the point of desperation and may be tempted to take on work that doesn’t align with your goals just to pay the bills. Not good for business. What should you have done? Better yet, what will you do next time, after you’ve ridden out this rough patch and are working on business development again? Create and managing a sales funnel.

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What Makes an Article Authoritative?

The Clever Consultant

Here’s a problem we see all the time in business writing. How often must you read a memo or an article filled with long sentences, big, jargony words and, ultimately, no point? These missives are examples of writing that lack authority. We think people write this way because they actually feel they have to. If they use small words or short sentences, people fear they’ll come off as unintelligent or unprofessional. In fact, the opposite may be true.

An Editorial Calendar Will Keep You From Losing Your Mind

The Clever Consultant

One of my first editors, a smart and compassionate guy named Bruce, came to me and said, “What are you working on?” ” I was at a small daily newspaper at the time, and was new to the publishing business as well as the working world. You’ll recognize instantly the problem with my answer. “Uh, nothing,” I said. He arched an eyebrow at me. He asked me about my ideas. I admitted I didn’t have any.

The Worn-out Consultant’s Guide to SEO in 2014

The Clever Consultant

Raise your hand if you’re fed up with the bazillion tweets and posts promising “SEO Secrets” like rubbing peanut butter on your blog to attract more readers from the myriad of “internet marketing enthusiasts”. Marketing a consulting business can be exhausting. Writing posts, finding images, researching keywords, getting on social networks…sometimes it feels like war […].

The Best s+b Blog Posts of 2013

Strategy+Business

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

MECE Framework - Tom Spencer consulting blog

Tom Spencer

by Tom Spencer on January 30, 2013 · 0 comments  ·  Image Source. Copyright © 2013 Tom Spencer. About. Book Shop. Archive. Definitions. Helpful Links. Quotes. Subscribe. MECE Framework. in Business Frameworks. MECE stands for “mutually exclusive” and “collectively exhaustive” 1. Background.

Oliver Wyman interview preparation: the inside story

Management Consulted

NERA, focused on microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis, ranked as the #1 economic consulting firm every year between 2009 and 2013 (stay tuned for an upcoming NERA profile). 2013 Management Consulting Salaries. Does Oliver Wyman really offer a “different kind of consulting”? Today, we are digging into a firm that prides itself on its entrepreneurial spirit.

How Google Finds Your Consulting Business Website

The Clever Consultant

Congratulations! You’ve finished building your consulting business’s website! Putting together a site is harder than it looks. Consultants have a lot of angst writing about themselves, their services and designing their website in general. Hopefully, you created a blog, added some case studies and scotch-taped together your lead capture forms. But, you’re over the hump […].

3 ways financial advisory consulting bests strategy consulting

Management Consulted

2013 Management Consulting Salaries. In our last post, we discussed 5 major differences between 2 prominent types of consulting. From the variety of work and access to C-level executives to the wide array of exit opportunities, strategy operations consulting far surpassed financial advisory consulting as our recommended career to pursue. Missed part one? Find it here: 5 reasons to choose strategy operations over financial advisory consulting.

People vs. Machines: Technology and the Future of Work

Tom Spencer

by Tom Spencer on January 7, 2013 · 4 comments  ·  Image Source. January 15, 2013 at 12:52 am. August 28, 2013 at 3:17 pm. If you enjoyed the above post, take a look at The Economist’s piece from August 2013 on labour markets and “b t jobs” Antonia Francis. August 28, 2013 at 10:59 pm. August 30, 2013 at 12:58 am. Copyright © 2013 Tom Spencer. About. Book Shop. Archive. Definitions. Helpful Links. Quotes.

9 Signs It's Time to Hire an Outside Consultant

Tom Spencer

by Tom Spencer on June 16, 2013 · 1 comment  ·  Image Source. September 21, 2013 at 10:27 pm. Copyright © 2013 Tom Spencer. About. Book Shop. Archive. Definitions. Helpful Links. Quotes. Subscribe. 9 Signs It’s Time to Hire an Outside Consultant. in Management Consulting. It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it. This guest post is from Naked Business Consulting , a firm based in Melbourne.