Corporate Consulting For Fortune 500 Companies With Suzanne Bates: Podcast #43

Consulting Success

If you aspire to make it as a Fortune 500 company, then you might want to consider corporate consulting to help you bridge that gap from strategy to execution. Luckily we have Suzanne Bates to guide potential leaders with her company, Bates Communications. Corporate Consulting For Fortune 500 Companies With Suzanne Bates: Podcast #43 is a post from: Consulting Success.

Keys To Scale & Grow Your Consulting Firm With Bruce Eckfeldt: Podcast #151

Consulting Success

In this conversation between Michael Zipursky and management consultant and strategic business coach, Bruce Eckfeldt, you will find that scaling your company means recognizing. Planning to scale and grow your consulting firm?

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Can a Public Company Ever Be Lean?

Markovitz Consulting

Can public US companies really embrace lean? Wall Street pressure for quarterly profits competes fiercely with lean principles, both inside and outside the company. Executives who take the long-term view and view employees as appreciating assets worthy of investment, rather than variable costs to be minimized, put their companies at risk of attack from outside “activist shareholders” who demand higher returns.

Mining companies’ response to coronavirus

McKinsey

Mining companies enduring the first wave of COVID-19 effects on their operating models need to think about responding across five horizons. Metals & Mining Insights

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Will innovation finally add up for consumer-goods companies?

McKinsey

In a changing landscape, companies can better meet consumers’ needs by understanding the true value of innovation. Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods

Special Discussion on Starting Consulting Services Organizations Within Product Companies

Steve Shu Consulting

When people think about consultants, they often think about those that work for companies like McKinsey, Accenture, Deloitte, etc. These are companies that are essentially independent from product vendors. However, there are a number of companies that provide consulting or professional services as part of product companies (e.g., companies like Cisco, Avaya, Nortel, Ericsson, IBM) that may sell things like hardware or software.

Can You Spot a Toxic Company Culture?

Think Customers

Toxic company cultures are all too common in modern businesses. One in five Americans have left a job in the past five years due to bad company culture, according to a recent SHRM report on workplace culture. They stopped seeing the potential for growth within my company.

Seeing the savings: Toward transparent management of portfolio companies

McKinsey

Early in the COVID-19 crisis, sponsors and portfolio companies collaborated to find ways to conserve cash. The next step, delivering the savings, requires heightened diligence and discipline. Insights on Private Equity & Principal Investors

From 7-Figure Solo Consultant To 30 Employees With Jason Forrest: Podcast #124

Consulting Success

Consulting Success Podcast coaching company culture Consulting human capital mentorship productivityRunning a business or organization is always better when we have the right mentors, coaches, and trainers to improve our processes, sales, and workforce quality. That is why it’s crucial to remember and acknowledge the value a coach brings to a business. In this episode, host Michael Zipursky interviews author and the Chief Culture Officer.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Making the cloud pay: How industrial companies can accelerate impact from the cloud

McKinsey

The cloud’s real value goes far beyond IT: it can help industrial companies reinvent how they develop, deliver, sell, and service their products. Advanced Electronics Insights

How COVID-19 has pushed companies over the technology tipping point—and transformed business forever

McKinsey

A new survey finds that responses to COVID-19 have speeded the adoption of digital technologies by several years—and that many of these changes could be here for the long haul. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

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The journey to agile: How companies can become faster, more productive, and more responsive

McKinsey

Agile operating models are characterized by rapid learning and decision-making cycles. Here’s how organizations can use agile practices to transform their organizations. Insights on Organization

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Cybersecurity: Emerging challenges and solutions for the boards of financial-services companies

McKinsey

Mature boards are making themselves valuable partners for management in the effort to make firms more resilient. Risk Insights

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

A post–COVID-19 commercial-recovery strategy for B2B companies

McKinsey

A recent survey provides insights about the strategies that can help B2B companies recover quickly from the COVID-19 crisis. Advanced Electronics Insights

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Example Companies Involved with Behavioral Economics

Steve Shu Consulting

These days I see an increasing number of internal behavioral economics groups or initiatives starting within traditional companies or organizations. Here are some firms and practice groups in the behavioral science and economics space: Behavioral Insights Team – Home – Behavioural Insights Team. BEworks – Home – BEworks. BeSmart at Boston Consulting Group. BVA: BVA : BVA Nudge Unit. The Decision Lab – The Decision Lab – Behavioral Science, Applied.

How To Productize Consulting Services with John Warrillow: Podcast #55

Consulting Success

To productize consulting services and build a sellable company, the ultimate challenge is to try to find something that you offer which is truly unique to what you do. Bestselling author and founder of five companies John Warrillow says they spend a lot of. Consulting Success Podcast building a sellable company Built to Sell customer insight productize consulting services what makes people buy

End-to-end digital transformations for chemical companies

McKinsey

Chemical companies can capture value by digitizing the entirety of their value chains. Digital technologies disrupt old ways of working but also reveal opportunities to improve. Chemicals Insights

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

COVID-19 is the Best Thing to Happen to Your Company. Seriously.

Markovitz Consulting

to the way you train people when you’re either not at the office or physically distanced from your colleagues, to the working hours at your company, everything is up for negotiation. You’ve heard it countless times before: “People don’t like change.” Change is hard.” Change activates people’s lizard brain. They’ll fight you or run away.” People don’t mind changing. They don’t like being changed.”

MBB or Tech Company?

CaseInterview.com

Medium term I want to settle in Silicon Valley and found my own company. At the same time one of the big tech companies has offered me a position in Silicon Valley. Question: First of all thank you so much. I bought your books on Amazon and devour your newsletters and this has been an essential part of the exciting story I'm about to tell you. I want to give you a very short version to see if I'm so lucky as to get your advice.

Beyond hiring: How companies are reskilling to address talent gaps

McKinsey

As potential skill shortages loom, a new survey finds that many companies are using multiple tactics to close gaps and that reskilling efforts are paying off. Insights on Organization

Private equity and the pandemic: An interview with the CEO of Hahn & Company

McKinsey

Scott Sang-Won Hahn, CEO of the South Korean private-equity firm Hahn & Company, discusses forces at work in his country and how the dynamics unleashed by COVID-19 are an impetus for change. Insights on Private Equity & Principal Investors

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Inside a mining company’s AI transformation

McKinsey

How copper-mining giant Freeport-McMoRan unlocked next-level performance with help from McKinsey data scientists and agile coaches. How We Help Clients

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Software ‘should costing’: A new procurement tool for automotive companies

McKinsey

Analytics-based cost algorithms and agile-inspired methods can help OEMs reduce automotive software costs by up to 30 percent and improve delivery timelines. Advanced Electronics Insights

Why do companies use cloud computing services? 

Tom Spencer

Cloud computing has become a fundamental part of the IT architecture for all shapes and sizes of companies. According to the Computing Technology Industry Association , around half of all US companies have 30-60% of their IT systems based in the cloud. Firstly, let’s look at 4 advantages of using cloud computing services that may explain why so many companies are moving to the cloud. Instead, companies can pay for what they use.

The PE company CFO: Essentials for success

McKinsey

Private equity portfolio companies are crucibles for CFOs. Here are four essential priorities to get started on the right foot. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components:

Mastering the duality of digital: How companies withstand disruption

McKinsey

McKinsey research shows that established companies win by addressing digital strategy’s dual imperatives: building new digital businesses while digitizing legacy operations. Digital Insights

Why Are Public Companies Too Short Term Focused?

Tom Spencer

Boards of public companies, responding to investor demands, often pressure management to meet short term earnings estimates. DOMINIC Barton , global MD at McKinsey , talks with Tom Keene about how corporate boards of publicly listed companies tend to be too short term focused. An increasing trend over the last 30 years, this short term focus comes at the expense of longer term investments in the company’s future.

Reducing indirect labor costs at semiconductor companies

McKinsey

Why do semiconductor companies hesitate to use them? Digital tools could bring new productivity and efficiency gains to indirect functions. Insights on Semiconductors

Coronavirus: A response framework for advanced industries companies

McKinsey

As the coronavirus causes worldwide challenges for healthcare systems and economies, advanced industries companies are looking for strategies to navigate the difficult, evolving situation. Advanced Electronics Insights

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!