Case Interviews via Video Conference

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to handle case interviews via video conference. While video conference case interviews weren’t unheard of before, they are much more common right now. By the way, how you make eye contact in a video conference is totally unnatural.

The ASP Virtual Conference Series 2020

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Over the course of the next four months, the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP) will be hosting its annual Conference Series - virtually. Originally planned as an in-person conference in Whistler, British Columbia, ASP has chosen to move online in light of COVID-19.


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Case Interviews via Video Conference

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to handle case interviews via video conference. While video conference case interviews weren’t unheard of before, they are much more common right now. By the way, how you make eye contact in a video conference is totally unnatural.

Do Decision Makers Attend Conferences?

David A Fields

A question I was asked: You recommend speaking, but it doesn’t seem like high-level executives attend conferences. Does is really make sense to speak at breakout sessions? What would your answer be to this consultant? What has your experience been? Post your suggestion by using the ‘Leave a Comment’ box below.

How to Attend Conferences as a Businessperson

Tom Spencer

Take responsibility for getting the most value out of the next conference you attend. By planning ahead and thinking strategically, a conference can generate sales, increase business, improve vendor relationships and initiate strategic partnerships. Going to a conference can renew excitement about the business, open up new avenues for the future and create lasting connections. Five Reasons to Go to a Conference. Before the Conference. At the Conference.

Consultants’ Conference Features Innovative Open Space Technology


Consultants’ Conference Features Innovative Open Space Technology. August 28, 2019 — The Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA, ) has scheduled an entire track of its annual Consult-Con Conference with Open Space Technology, a format that encourages attendees to create their own agenda based on what is important to them. The theme of the 2019 Consult-Con conference is Vroom! Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Turning a Conference Contact into a Client

David A Fields

A question I was asked: I was just at a conference and met a lot of people. We met at the XYZ conference last week. What is a a great way to start my follow-up call to these new connections? What would your suggestion be to this consultant? What has worked for you? Post your suggestion by using the ‘Leave a Comment’ below. Here is the answer I gave: An effective, simple opening could sound like, “Hi John. This is Bob Black.

Case Interview Video Conference – Top Tips

Management Consulted

The post Case Interview Video Conference – Top Tips appeared first on Management Consulted. Technological advancements have touched every aspect of modern business, and consulting recruiting is no exception. To consulting firms, face-to-face interviews are always the best way to make a final decision on a candidate. However, in first rounds, there is a … Continue Reading.

IMC USA 2017 Conference Open for Registration!


Register Today for the 2017 IMC USA Consulting Conference! I am pleased to announce the IMC USA 2017 Annual Consulting Conference: Building Your Practice and Adding Value for Clients. The conference dates are October 20-22 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel. Connect, Learn, Grow at IMC USA Conference 2017! Learn more at our conference web pages. And register now for the conference to get the best rate and start planning your travel.

Invitation to the 2020 Strategic Planning Conference May 14+15th 2020

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

The Association for Strategic Planning will be hosting their annual conference in beautiful Whistler, British Columbia for 2020.

Consult-Con 2019 Conference to Open with Million Dollar Consulting Author Alan Weiss


CMC, FIMC, the noted author, speaker and entrepreneurial coach, will provide the opening keynote speech for its annual international consulting conference, “ Consult-Con 2019: Vroom! The international annual IMC USA conference is attended by individual consultants, consultants from small to mid-size firms, internal consultants, executive coaches and mentors, consultants with specialties such as IT, HR, marketing and finance. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Scaling A Multi-Million Dollar Consulting Firm With Jennifer Brown: Podcast #122

Consulting Success

Consulting Success Podcast Building A Team conferences Consulting Business networking scaling a consultancy firm thought leadershipThe journey to scaling your business can be quite complex, but with the right guidance, you will eventually get to the top.

2018 Management Consultants Conference Takes Place in San Diego October 5-7


May 29, 2018 — The Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA, ) announces that its 2018 annual international consulting conference, “Consult-Con 2018: Fearless Consulting in Disruptive Times” ( ), takes place on October 5-7, 2018 , at the San Diego Marriott Mission Hills in San Diego, California. Our conference is designed to provide the knowledge and tools consultants need to thrive despite the industry disruption taking place.”.

Four Ways to Get Value from Conferences

Gina Abudi

Having just returned from PMI Global Congress North America in Chicago, including serving as one of the members of the Ask the Expert group, I thought I would share four tips on how to get value from conferences. Conferences provide great value for professional development, but you need to have a plan to get the [.]. The post Four Ways to Get Value from Conferences appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Conference call hygiene

Seth Godin Blog

On behalf of the many who have suffered through pointless and painful conference calls, some general principles: When in doubt, don''t have one. 10 minutes is the maximum length of a conference call. That''s not a meeting and all the trappings of a conference call detract from the thing you were trying to do. Before you waste a thousand dollars of company time on another conference call, listen to Al''s book for $4.

Reimagining Medical Conferences for a Virtual Setting

Harvard Business

What the Scoliosis Research Society learned from two different approaches. Internet Education Innovation Digital Article

Conferences = Benefits for the Employee and the Company

Gina Abudi

I was talking with a friend who tells me his company has stopped reimbursing for attendance at conferences and for fees for participation in professional memberships and communities of practice. The post Conferences = Benefits for the Employee and the Company appeared first on Gina Abudi. Professional Development attending conferences Learning professional associations shared learning Training

How To Get Booked To Speak At Conferences

Henry DeVries

Getting booked to speak at a conference is a proven way to enhance your brand and attract the attention of high-paying clients. Securing speaking engagements, however, is not as easy as throwing your name into a hat. You have to prove yourself and your credentials

How to Follow Up with People After a Conference

Harvard Business

Attending a conference is a whir of activity — flying to a destination, engaging in several days of nonstop networking, and coming home to an inbox that has spiraled out of control in your absence. Here’s a framework for structuring your post-conference follow up to maximize the chances that your new connections turn into meaningful professional relationships. Almost every professional attends at least a few conferences per year. Marcus Franzen/Getty Images.

What It Will Take to Improve Diversity at Conferences

Harvard Business

Advice for organizers, speakers, and attendees. Diversity Networking Digital Article

Stop Scheduling Conference Calls and Finally Commit to Videoconferencing

Harvard Business

You know the signs when you’re on a conference call with someone: You make a point or ask a question, and after a second or two of silence, you hear ums, ahhs, and the clicking of a keyboard in the background. In my experience, one-third to one-half of the time spent on a conference call is wasted on refocusing a meandering discussion, clarifying misunderstandings because someone wasn’t paying attention, and reviewing topics already covered. Maskot/Getty Images.

Zoom & Skype call tips (the secrets of video conferences)

Seth Godin Blog

If you’ve ever joined more than three people on a Skype or Zoom conference call, I hope you’ll appreciate these tips, and perhaps share them: Sit close to the screen. Your face should fill most of it. Use an external microphone or headset. When you’re not talking, hit mute. Don’t eat during the meeting. When you’re on mute during an audio call, you can do whatever you want.

Promise and Responsibilities in Our Digital World: Our Take on the USI 2016 Conference


Two dimensions of digital—the benefits and the potential side effects—were on the minds of many of the speakers at this year’s USI (Unexpected Sources of Innovation) conference, which took place in Paris on June 6 and 7.1 What follows is their take on some of the conference’s key messages—and caveats. Article Wednesday, August 24, 2016. A core idea of the digital era—one commonly treated as a universal truth—is that digital is making life better. And, no doubt, it is.

Wine Country Conference II Videos: Steen Jakobsen , Chris Martensen, Mish


The final second set of Wine Country Conference Speaker Presentation videos is now available. This Year''s Charity As with last year, Wine Country Conference II was for charity. This set features Steen Jakobsen on the " State of Flux ", Chris Martensen on " The Coming Wealth Transfer ", and Mish on " Misconceptions, Misperceptions, and Blind Spots ". This year''s cause was Autism. Many of the speakers donated all or part of their expense honorarium to the cause.

AI Is the Talk of Tech Leaders at Code Conference 2016


The hymn at Code Conference 2016 —the annual tech industry get-together (BCG is a founding sponsor) organized by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher—was that artificial intelligence (AI) will drive the next wave of technology disruption in business. Commentary Monday, July 18, 2016. When top tech evangelists such as Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, and Ginni Rometty all sing from the same hymn book, it’s a good time for the congregation to pay attention.

How to Decide Which Conferences Are Worth Your Time

Harvard Business

Conferences, if you choose them wisely, can be one of the best ways to accelerate this process, since you can meet large numbers of people in just a few days. In fact, author Tim Ferriss describes attending the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in 2007 as being the “tipping point” for his best-selling book The 4-Hour Workweek because he was able to meet so many bloggers who later promoted it. ” The same goes for the conferences you choose to attend.

Wine Country Conference May 1st & 2nd, 2014; Nothing Like It!


I am pleased to announce the second annual Wine County Conference , to be held May 1st & 2nd, 2014. We have an exciting lineup of speakers for this year''s conference. For speaker bios, please check out Wine Country Conference Speakers. Following a raffle in 2012, I launched Wine Country Conference to raise additional money for medical research. Last conference, we arranged wine tours. The conference hotel is a fun place in and of itself.

How To Make A Virtual Conference Succeed During Pandemic

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The pandemic is forcing many conferences to make the event work in the online world. Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Leadership /leadership Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy leadership

How to run a better meeting (The conference series)

Seth Godin Blog

I’ve written four posts about off-sites, presentations and conferences. How to run a (useless) conference You rarely have the chance to quickly alter the culture of a group the way you do when you organize a retreat or a meeting. So many of the variables are within your control, and the outcome is often directly related to the choices you make. Sure, there are pressures on you to compromise toward average, to fit in and to make the providers you work with fit the status quo.

Ireland Proposes Debt Restructuring Conference for Spain, Greece, Ireland; A Turnip is a Turnip


Via translation from El Confidencial, SYRIZA Extends the Debate , " Ireland Stands Out: Seeks Conference to Restructure Debt, Including Spain." Its leader, Alexis Tsipras, has called for a “European Debt Conference”, based on the 1953 London Conference that wrote off half of post-war Germany’s debt and extended the repayment period for the rest over a number of decades. Contagion? Well don''t worry about that! German Chancellor Angela Merkel assures us that will not happen.

Can Conference Agendas Undermine Strategic Progress?

1 to 1

Over the years, we at 1to1 Media have attended countless conferences and industry events as part of our promise to bring our readers the latest trends within the customer experience strategy space. But, after attending multiple events this summer, I've come to realize that said conferences might not be as beneficial as leaders believe.

Melissa Agnes to Organize NATO Panel Discussion at Upcoming NATO Conference in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Melissa Agnes

Melissa Agnes, President and co-founder of Agnes + Day, has been asked by NATO to organize, moderate and sit on a panel for their upcoming conference titled “Social Media: Impact for [NATO] Partners” The conference is being held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on April 23rd and 24th, 2014. . Click here to learn more about the NATO conference.

4 Major Independent Workforce Themes at 2018 Conferences for Contingent Workforce Leaders

MBO Partners

New talent solutions, innovative processes, and risk-mitigation strategies are some of the many topics that will be discussed at independent workforce conferences this year. We review four of these exciting themes

Melissa Agnes To Keynote At Upcoming Law Enforcement Social Media Conference

Melissa Agnes

The Law Enforcement Social Media Conference. A three day event, The Law Enforcement Social Media Conference is the first ever online social media conference for law enforcement and the speaker list is sensational! The conference will take place November 17, 19 and 21, 2014, and if you work for a government agency and, particularly, a law enforcement agency, then this event is one you absolutely don’t want to miss.

Wine Country Conference II Videos: Stephanie Pomboy "Confessions of Ben Bernanke", Mebane Faber “Global Stock Valuations”


A second set of Wine Country Conference Speaker Presentation videos is now available. This Year''s Charity As with last year, Wine Country Conference II was for charity. This set features Stephanie Pomboy on the " Confessions of Ben Bernanke ", Mebane Faber on " Global Stock Valuations ", and panel a discussion with John Hussman, Mebane Faber, Stephanie Pomboy. The final set will be out next week. This year''s cause was Autism.

Organization Design Fundamentals (Nov 2015)

Kates Kesler

Workshops and ConferencesTickets available here.

James Grant Conference Video: Inflation Expectations, Growth, Policy Problems; Europe Has Become Japan


Here''s an interesting video from the recent James Grant Conference. The title of this year''s conference is Investing Opportunistically, Separating the Beta from the Alpha. The first five minutes are introductions and attendee notes you may wish to skip over. The opening speech was by Marc Seidner, CFA at GMO, on inflation expectations. Note: you may have to click on the play arrow twice to start the video.