Travel, Training and Mentorship

Tom Spencer

Three significant aspects in the life of a management consultant: travel, training and mentorship. Travel. When it comes to travel, different consulting firms have different policies. Management Consulting consulting formal training mentorship travel

2017 Management Consulting Salaries for Undergraduates, MBAs/Grads, & Interns

Management Consulted

Welcome to 2017! This year promises the first total solar eclipse of the 21st century, the 2017 World Expo, and the French and German elections—fingers crossed these will not cause the pandemoniums of Brexit and the indelible 2016 US election. 2017 Consulting Salary Data.

Scientists Claim to Have Proof that Time Travel Exists

MishTalk

Not much is happening economically speaking this Sunday evening so let’s ponder the ability to travel back in time such that the future can change the past. Please consider Physicists send particles of light into the past, prove time travel is possible. more…). Economics

The (ongoing) trouble with travel distribution: Customer experience

McKinsey

The industry’s rapid evolution continues unabated. To profit through this turbulence, leaders must focus on what really matters—the customer. Our Insights

Travelers Are Suffering from the "Last Mile" Problem

Strategy+Business

Although the transportation of people and goods has gotten cheaper, faster, and safer, low infrastructure investment has created frustrating bottlenecks

Scientists Claim to Have Proof that Time Travel Exists

MishTalk

Not much is happening economically speaking this Sunday evening so let’s ponder the ability to travel back in time such that the future can change the past. Please consider Physicists send particles of light into the past, prove time travel is possible. more…). Economics

Airport Chaos: Trump’s Travel Restrictions Leave Some Stranded (You Can Leave, But You Cannot Come Back)

MishTalk

The airlines were caught off guard and now Rush to Comply With Surprise Travel Restrictions. carriers didn’t get advance notice of the travel ban or briefings from government officials on how it should be implemented, people familiar with the matter said.

Scientists Claim to Have Proof that Time Travel Exists

MishTalk

Not much is happening economically speaking this Sunday evening so let’s ponder the ability to travel back in time such that the future can change the past. Please consider Physicists send particles of light into the past, prove time travel is possible. more…). Economics

B2B Salespeople Need to Act More Like Travel Agents

Harvard Business

Consider what’s happened with travel: With the explosion of internet travel sites in the 2000s, consumers took charge of their own travel, and travel agencies hemorrhaged business. According to the travel and leisure marketing firm MMGY, the use of travel agents increased by 50% from 2014 to 2015. Because consumers, overwhelmed by information and inundated with choices, are again turning to travel agents to take the work out of travel planning.

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6 Ways to Move Beyond the Commodity Mindset

Consulting Success

A man named Kyoji, who had grown up on this island but had spent 40+ years travelling around the world building several international brands and businesses. I was about 25,000 feet up and seated on the right side of the DCH-8 plane.

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What Nursing Parents Need to Know About Pumping During Work Travel

Harvard Business

But if the new parent’s return involves business travel, and that parent has chosen to nurse, it’s even more complicated. While it’s common for new parents to feel stressed about juggling life at work and home, for a pumping, traveling parent the stress can be heightened. “I went about looking for how to pump and travel,” she told me. Become a Travel-Logistics Master.

A Proven Method to Lock in Meetings with Consulting Prospects

David A Fields

Remember when people would travel from town to town in a stagecoach? Consultants and consulting firm leaders are still trying to secure appointments with their prospects as if they’re in the stagecoach era. There’s a better way.

How Diligent Biz Dev Led to a Six-Figure Consulting Project

Successful Independent Consulting

It’s an 11-month project for one consultant: $320k in consulting fees and another $100k for travel expenses. March 2017: I get an InMail from Joe: Liz- you and I were introduced by Jennifer G. November 2017: Joe calls me about “a big hairy transformation project.”

Mythbusters: The Management Consultant Edition

Tom Spencer

Management Consulting career development career progression consulting industry sectors stress teamwork travel varietySo you’re interested in being a management consultant? Great! But what is it that they actually do? If you’re still not sure of the answer then read on, as I bust the myths and reveal the realities of what it truly means to be a “management consultant”.

Diversify and Create Multiple Income Streams as a Consultant with Dorie Clark: Podcast #11

Consulting Success

To promote her book Reinventing You, in 2015, Dorie gave 160 podcast interviews and traveled around the country to deliver 74 speeches. Multiply and protect your income streams by expanding your skills, expertise, and presence in the consulting world.

For Independent Consultants, Business Development = Relationship Development

Successful Independent Consulting

It seems like a lifetime ago we worked together on the travel card rollout at NetApp. The biggest stressor for self-employed management consultants is business development: how to cultivate meaningful regular work. It’s vexing for a variety of reasons.

15 Best Business Podcasts for Independent Consultants

Tsavo Neal

Podcasts make amazing listening material for commutes, travel, and listening for when you don’t feel like taking out a book. The show also features experts providing advice on topics such as insurance, contracts, travel, use of LinkedIn, and daily routines.

Taking the Long View on Cuba's Tourism Opportunity

BCG

Article Thursday, May 04, 2017 Improved relations with the US have brought a flood of US travelers—and a potential boon for travel companies.

Bulger Partners – Strategy Consulting for the Software Economy

Management Consulted

Bulger Partners has a target of on-boarding 17 new hires in 2017 across all levels, a majority of whom will be Associates and Sr. The firm is launching an intern program starting Summer 2017 from 3 target programs. The firm also employs a lighter travel model than many other firms. For example, at Bulger Partners you’ll travel less than you would at Deloitte or PwC. 2017 Consulting Salaries. BULGER PARTNERS.

Advanced analytics in hospitality

McKinsey

Digital technologies are creating value and rearranging roles in the travel industry. Here’s how industry leaders are profiting from the change. Our Insights

6 Skills for Consulting Success

Tom Spencer

The attributes that cannot be acquired and are mandatory for consulting are enthusiasm for the work, love for travel, and the willingness to accept long work-hours. Having a successful career in consulting requires sustained motivation. When your skills are a good match for the requirements of the industry, your superior performance will be an ongoing source of encouragement.

Coping with success: Managing overcrowding in tourism destinations

McKinsey

McKinsey and the World Travel & Tourism Council examine how destinations can reap the benefits of tourism while preserving their unique qualities. Our Insights

Amazon Unveils New Drone Prototype for 30-Minute Deliveries; Google Seeks Drone Deliveries by 2017

MishTalk

The drone can travel up to 15 miles at high speed. Google Seeks Drone Deliveries by 2017 Also consider Google Aims for Drone Deliveries by 2017. Drone delivery is coming, and faster than most think. Time Magazine disagrees.

Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them

McKinsey

To boost miles traveled, the industry will need new solutions, including smarter design. For all of its remarkable growth, ridesharing is still far from ubiquitous. Our Insights

How an Airplane Laptop Ban Would Expose Company Data to Espionage

Harvard Business

Millions of global travelers are anxiously awaiting the answer to this question. Aside from another terrorist group disrupting world-wide travel operations at a cost of hundreds of billions of dollars , the other big winners from an increased ban could be foreign intelligence services. million people, earning an average salary of $152,868, traveled to Europe on business in 2015. Much of this theft occurs while American business travelers are operating overseas.

The Secrets of Retail’s Repeat Top Performers

BCG

Article Friday, January 20, 2017 During the past decade, the global retail industry established a solid record of very strong value creation. Travel and tourism, consumer durables, consumer nondurables, and fashion and luxury were the other four. The deal is scheduled to close in 2017.). For the five years from 2011 through 2015, the industry’s performance declined somewhat in both absolute and relative terms.

Blockchain Will Transform Customer Loyalty Programs

Harvard Business

Loyalty programs have proliferated across travel, retail, financial services, and other economic sectors. See More Videos > See More Videos > All loyalty programs are vulnerable to a blockchain revolution, but the travel industry is perhaps the most at risk. In some cases, travel loyalty program points differ by journey component (flight, car rental, hotel, dining), leading to fragmented point collections. Marketing Technology Travel Digital Article

Employee Burnout: How to Stop the Working Dead Apocalypse

Women in Consulting

As a way to deal with burnout, the Japanese government encourages people to leave work at 3 pm every last Friday of the month to spend time with their friends and family, go shopping, or travel. Thomas Cook India , a company that offers travel related services, has 24×7 jobs where its employees’ attendance is monitored. One day, you enter the office and realize that things are going awry. A once enthusiastic and proactive business analyst seems lax and shows up to work late.

Bulger Partners – Strategic Advisers to the Software Economy

Management Consulted

Bulger Partners has a target of onboarding over a dozen new hires in 2017 across all levels, a majority of whom will be Associates and Sr. The firm is launching an intern program starting Summer 2017 from 3 target programs. The firm also employs a lighter travel model than many other firms. For example, at Bulger Partners you’ll travel less than you would at Deloitte or PwC. 2017 Consulting Salaries. BULGER PARTNERS.

Top 10 Consulting Firms In New York

Management Consulted

Interesting, the office in New York is very transient and has a hoteling system (so you don’t have an assigned desk) – so if you sign up for Deloitte NYC, be prepared to travel all the time. This week, we bring you the Top 10 Consulting firms in New York – the power center of the world. How do we know New Yorkers think the universe revolves around them?

Inside the Minds of Your Prospects: 37 Critical Digital Marketing Statistics for Consultants

Tsavo Neal

Source: Hinge Research 2017 High Growth Study. They come for the content or the service, like booking air travel. An unresponsive website is useless in 2017. Do you judge people strictly by their actions — or by how they dress and present themselves?

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Kalypso Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

Travel is still a part of the equation at Kalypso, but you will be traveling less than you would at pure strategy firms. KALYPSO. Today we highlight Kalypso, a young but emerging player in the consulting market.

Top 10 Consulting Firms in Washington, DC

Management Consulted

Be prepared for lots of travel and very little flexibility or work life balance – 60-70 hours a week is the status quo for most project managers. We just love bringing you good reads, and today our spotlight turns to top consulting firms in one of our favorite cities in the U.S. – Washington, DC.

How to Transition to Management Consulting after Law School

Management Consulted

Generally speaking, a lawyer’s workload is more narrow and less diverse than a consultant’s; add that in with little to no travel and minimal exposure to different industries, and many lawyers are looking for a change. Lately, we’ve been hearing the same question from more and more law students – How do I transition to management consulting after law school?

Bulger Partners – Strategic Advisors to the Software Economy

Management Consulted

Bulger Partners has a target of onboarding over a dozen new hires in 2017 across all levels, a majority of whom will be Associates and Sr. The firm is launching an intern program starting Summer 2017 from 3 target programs. The firm also employs a lighter travel model than many other firms. For example, at Bulger Partners you’ll travel less than you would at Deloitte or PwC. 2017 Consulting Salaries. BULGER PARTNERS.

Bulger Partners – Strategic Advisors for the Software Economy

Management Consulted

Bulger Partners has a target of onboarding over a dozen new hires in 2017 across all levels, a majority of whom will be Associates and Sr. The firm is launching an intern program starting Summer 2017 from 3 target programs. The firm also employs a lighter travel model than many other firms. For example, at Bulger Partners you’ll travel less than you would at Deloitte or PwC. 2017 Consulting Salaries. BULGER PARTNERS.

How to Win More Business From Speaking Using Your Consulting Website

Tsavo Neal

That said, speaking is time-consuming in the amount of time it takes you to prepare, give your talk, and travel to and from speaking destinations. Speaking is one of the most impactful marketing methods for consultants.

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