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Why Every Consultant Should Write A Book (& How To Do It) With Stacy Ennis: Podcast #258

Consulting Success

As a consultant, why should you write a book? In today’s episode, Stacy Ennis, the CEO and Founder of the Nonfiction Book School, shares the internal and external benefits of writing a book. What does it do for you?

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Learning without training – Books

The Management Centre

In this blog we take a look at how to learn from reading, and have book recommendations for you. There are thousands of management and leadership books, on all kinds of topics. Books are particularly useful if you want to take your time to digest ideas and to process information. Books can therefore be a useful complement to other learning or training that you are doing, where you want to find out more about particular topics or from specific experts.

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Books to read

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: This is a lovely who’s who of business books from McKinsey. The post Books to read appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. I’m surprised that some. Consulting Well Get what you want Inspiration learning Training programs

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8 New Leadership Books

Brimstone Consulting

New Books on Leadership and Change. Earlier this year, we shared a list of 31 books on leadership and change. Comprised of books we have found helpful in our careers and ones we often recommend to leaders, the list included recent publications and ones that have stood the test of time.

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Send the Book First or Call First?

David A Fields

A question I was asked: I have a commercially published book. Consultants Context Discussion Creating Value Fees Positioning Proposals Relationships The Book adding value agreements benefits consulting fees fees Marketing positioning value proposition writing Should I mail a copy to a prospect ahead of time or speak with them first? What would your suggestion be to this consultant? What has worked for you? Post your suggestion by using the ‘Leave a Comment’ box below.

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Books unread

Seth Godin Blog

I was sitting in a friend’s study the other day, and noticed that he had hundreds of books I’d never read. Each was written, perhaps over the course of a year (or a decade), by a smart, passionate person with something to share.

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Book Review: Practicing Lean

Markovitz Consulting

It's one of the most refreshing lean books I've read in a long time, and I strongly recommend it to anyone who is, well, practicing lean in their organizations. The book is an anthology with contributions by (as of this post) 16 different authors. It's the variety in tone, content, and style that really gives the book its charm. And by the way, I'm including my own two books in this critique.) I just finished reading Practicing Lean , edited by Mark Graban.

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9 Ways For Busy Business Owners To Write A Book

Forbes Leadership

It may seem like there is no time in your busy schedule to write that book you know is in you. Here are nine ways for you to consider. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership

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The Pyramid Principle Book Review

Management Consulted

In 1987, Barbara Minto wrote a book called the Pyramid Principle – Logic in Writing and Thinking. She went on to train Bob Waterman and Tom Waters, co-authors of the best seller book – In Search of Excellence. Today, McKinsey and EY use this book extensively, and it is also one of the top reads at Booz Allen Hamilton. Once again Preeti, our ex-Deloitte consultant, read this book on your behalf and distilled into a short review for your reading pleasure. **.

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Self-promotion the book

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: The post Self-promotion the book appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well

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Book Recommendation: The Brain Audit

Kai Davis

The Brain Audit ( [link] ) might be the book I’ve gifted the most. It’s that good of a book. The Brain Audit is one of those books that has changed my business, life, and approach to marketing more than anything else out there.

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Amplify Your Brand Image by Writing Books with Roberta Matuson

Consulting Matters

I have witnessed her remarkable journey from a start-up consulting business owner to an established expert with five published books and author of articles featured in Fast company, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes. on Amazon or wherever you buy books.

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Four Essential Children’s Books for Consultants

David A Fields

Harold and the Purple Crayon, Crockett Johnson You create your own reality. Consultants frequently struggle with lapses in confidence. Harold teaches us that even the scary and unpleasant aspects of being an independent consultant are a product of our imaginations. If you choose to apply your purple crayon differently, you can reframe rejection and other terrors and draw a delightful, satisfying business.

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Business Book Review: Steve Jobs

Management Consulted

If you want to submit a review on a book you’ve been reading, we’d love to hear from you! This book will train you to think differently and see business from a different perspective. ” By reading this book, you accept an invitation to learn from the life a man who became arguably the greatest business executive of our era. This book will challenge you and encourage you as you go on a journey with the author through the life of Steve Jobs. consulting books

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Announcement: Conference Proposal Book is Available

Johanna Rothman

I'm delighted to announce I published the Conference Proposal book! I collated all the conference proposal posts into a book. And, I added more content only available in the book. The book is through copyediting.

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Book Review: Four Types of Problems

Markovitz Consulting

The title of Art Smalley’s new book, Four Types of Problems , is misleading. In that regards, it’s an excellent reference book that belongs on every bookshelf. If you’re familiar with the different ways of approaching problems, Four Types of Problems is a useful reference book. It doesn’t actually address four types of problems. Rather, it covers four types of problem solving.

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How to Write a Truly Great Business Book (Tip #5)

David A Fields

Writing (and publishing) a book can confer myriad benefits on your consulting firm. A great book multiplies those benefits and can lift you and your consulting firm to the next level of success. But how do you write a great business book? Most business books [ ] Consultants ConsultingMore publicity, more inquiries from clients, more projects, higher fees.

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Michael’s New Book: The Elite Consulting Mind

Consulting Success

Michael’s new book, The Elite Consulting Mind, has just been published. It’s available at a significant discount on Amazon in paperback and Kindle here: GET THE BOOK. Michael explains why he wrote the book and what it’s all about… Get the Book (Discounted Price). In this book, Michael identifies the most significant factor in your success: your mindset. You can get the book at a significant discount on Amazon here: GET THE BOOK.

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Business Book Review: Beyond the E-Myth

Management Consulted

Today, we continue our series of book reviews with a look at Beyond the E-Myth, the latest in a long line of great books by Michael Gerber (a marketing genius who has built a world-wide web of products and services to help small businesses grow). Beyond The E-Myth just might be the book that transforms the way you view your business, or inspires you to start (or sell) your own business. Gerber begins by laying out a few basic concepts that guide the rest of the book.

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Book Review: Michael Porter On Competition

Management Consulted

it’s time for another book review! This time, our intern and ex-Deloitte dreamboat Preeti read Michael Porter’s book on competition and took the time to let you know how she felt about it. In the book, Porter has addressed a number of key question like: “How do companies compete in a particular business?”, This book is more chunky because it is an expanded version of the original. INTERESTING BOOK INSIGHTS. This book is a must read.

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People over Profit Book Review

Management Consulted

Our awesome intern Nate is here to bring you his unbiased review of a very unique book: People over Profit , authored by Dale Partridge. The book is definitely addressed to entrepreneurs, but even if you aren’t planning on starting a business, author Dale Partridge has some great insights on our culture of consumerism, as well as what makes healthy culture in business. INTERESTING BOOK INSIGHTS. One of my favorite sections of the book is “Own your Failures.” Hi again!

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Rethink, My Second Book, Wins Axiom Bronze Award For Best Women In Business Book

Simon Associates

I am thrilled and honored that my book, Rethink: Smashing The Myths of Women in Business , was recently given the bronze award for Best Women in Business Book by Axiom Business Book Awards. (My 11,000 business books are published each year.

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Business Book Review – The E-myth

Management Consulted

Today, we continue our series of book reviews with a look at E-Myth , an insightful book written by Michael Gerber (a marketing genius who has built a world-wide web of products and services to help small businesses grow). Why Read It: The E-myth was first recommended to me by my wife, who had the book recommended to her by the teacher in a finance class she took at her school. One helpful little feature of this book is the story of Sarah that runs through its core.

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Marketing With A Book To Find New Clients Now!

Forbes Leadership

Do you know the flowchart steps to writing a book? You should know them, because the number one business development tool to attract high-paying clients is publishing a book, and speaking about the book is the number one sales strategy.

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Books for your solstice

Seth Godin Blog

For both reasons, books! The Very Nice Box is a lovely book with a message that will resonate. In the Northern Hemisphere, it gets dark in December. And worldwide, people buy gifts for whatever holidays they celebrate, and a lot of them are around the corner. The Carbon Almanac was an Amazon Editor’s choice, a Do Lectures top 100 choice, a bestseller in every country it has been released in and ideal for anyone over the age of ten.

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5 Tips To Boost The Marketability Of Your Book

Forbes Leadership

Book designer, consultant, and founder of Printed Page Studios Rachel Valliere shares the importance of publishing a well-designed book. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership

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Book Recommendation: Value-Based Fees

Kai Davis

Consistently, a year or so later, one or two people write back and say something like: Hey, I bought that expensive book on Value-Based Pricing from Weiss after you recommended it. A good book, but a little dry. Value-Based Fees is probably one of the highest-impact books I’ve read from a dollar perspective. Here’s the core idea of the book. Value-Based Pricing isn’t a one-and-done ‘buy the book, check the box, unlock the new skill.’

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Book Recommendation: Four Thousand Weeks

Kai Davis

The best new book I read this year was Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman: [link]. After I finished reading it (in March of 2022), I sent a text to a friend saying something like this: Four Thousand Weeks will probably be the best new book I read this year—six out of five stars. I wish everyone would read this book. I encourage you to read it over the rest of 2023, and I think you’ll enjoy the book a lot: [link].

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Is Your ERP Project Done? Do These 3 Things Before Closing the Book.

PM Alliance

Do These 3 Things Before Closing the Book. The list of activities needed to move an ERP implementation project from idea to reality is enormous, and the thought of checking off that last task can be exhilarating.

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How to publish a book

Consulthon

I have written a book on Behaviour and culture change and this is 90% complete. Can anyone advise the manner in which I can get this published without signing away all intellectual property rights

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What Are The Best Management Consulting Books?

Steve Shu Consulting

There are four books that I recommend as core to the generic practice of consulting. nurturing marketing and selling skills for consulting (for example, I highly recommend books like Winning the Professional Services Sale by Michael McLaughlin ). And for those readers seeking books and information on getting a job with a consulting firm, there are a number of other books out there. Finally, I just released a book entitled The Consulting Apprenticeship.

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The Ultimate Question 2.0 Book Review

Management Consulted

Our awesome intern Preeti is back to bring you her unbiased review of a very unique book: The Ultimate Question 2.0 – How Net Promoter Companies Thrive in a Customer Driven World , authored by Fred Reichheld (from Bain and Co.). Fred’s first book, The Ultimate Question , published in 2006, talked about a business environment that has become more social. Fred Reichheld published a 300 page book on the NPS (Net Promoter Score) called – The Ultimate Question 2.0.

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How to Leverage Your Book into Business

David A Fields

A question I was asked: I just wrote a book, how can I leverage it to generate more income? What would your suggestion be to this consultant? What has worked for you? Post your suggestion by using the ‘Leave a Comment’ box below. Consultants Context Discussion Creating Value Fees Positioning Proposals Relationships adding value agreements benefits Consultative selling Context Document Marketing starting projects value proposition

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Business Book Review: The Starbucks Experience

Management Consulted

If you want to submit a review on a book you’ve been reading, we’d love to hear from you! This is not just your normal business book about a company. In fact, it is way more than just that: it is a book about an organization that has somehow managed to turn an ordinary cup of coffee, something that 25 years ago was ordinary and boring, into something extraordinary, something that has become a worldwide business phenomenon. 3 Interesting Book Insights .

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Business Book Review: Boston Consulting Group On Strategy

Management Consulted

Welcome to yet another opportunity to gain valuable insights from a book review, written by Preeti Vemu, MC intern, MC events organizer extraordinary, and an ex-Deloitte consultant. In this book, you will find more articles than you can stomach – awesome articles capturing key insights from the 1960s and moving forward to 2005. INTERESTING BOOK INSIGHTS. If you are a student who enjoys discovering the secrets to business success, you will love this book.

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Business Book Review: Start-Up Nation

Management Consulted

Today is an interesting book review on Start-Up Nation by Dan Senor and Saul Singer. This book is a fantastic summary of creative ideas, innovations, startup and entrepreneurial genius that have been churned up by Israel. What this book does not do is parallel the faith history of the country or any principles of faith that are tied to the factor – so if you are concerned about Jewish evangelicalism here, don’t be. 3 INTERESTING BOOK INSIGHTS.

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Books for the journey

Seth Godin Blog

My bookshelves are filled with books I’ve read once. But there are others that I come back to again and again. I hand them out like Halloween candy to colleagues, and often, they end up paying them forward as I did. Authors and ideas for the long haul. Classics in our field, in fact.

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Business Book Review: Case Interview Secrets

Management Consulted

In case interview prep, Victor Cheng has risen to a household name in the last 5 years, and his book Case Interview Secrets is one of our recommendations for those looking to break in to the industry. . Join us today as we pick out the key points of Victor’s book and learn what makes his perspective so unique – and what you might want to watch out for if you incorporate it into your preparation process. 3 INTERESTING BOOK INSIGHTS.

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Case Interview Books

Management Consulting Prep

In this article, I have synthesized a comprehensive list of all must read case interview books for every management-consultant-to-be. The post Case Interview Books appeared first on Management Consulting Prep. Business Intuition for Case Interview Case Interview Fundamental Case Interview Resources

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When’s the Best Time to Send Your Book?

David A Fields

A consultant asked me this question: Do you send a copy of your book cold or use it as a follow-up to a phone call? Here’s the answer I gave when I was originally asked this question: I never send a book cold. I do know people who have sent out a LOT of books cold then followed up with a phone call, and they have had some success.That approached worked better 25 year ago than it works now.

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