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?

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. Five Reasons to Go to a Conference.

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?

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. The post Turning a Conference Contact into a Client appeared first on David A. What is a a great way to start my follow-up call to these new connections? What would your suggestion be to this consultant?

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

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

BCG

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 Article Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

AI Is the Talk of Tech Leaders at Code Conference 2016

BCG

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.

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.

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 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.

Organization Design Fundamentals (Nov 2015)

Kates Kesler

Workshops and ConferencesTickets available here.

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

MishTalk

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.

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.

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

MishTalk

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.

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

MishTalk

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.

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

MishTalk

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.

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

MishTalk

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.

Fed Hikes, “Dot Plot” Shows 3 More Hikes in 2017: Live Press Conference at 2:30 EST

MishTalk

Yellen also discussed the “Dot Plot” in her news conference following the announcement. The Fed hiked rates today to a range of 1/2 to 3/4 percent, as widely expected. The Wall Street Journal reports Fed Raises Rates for First Time in 2016, Anticipates 3 Increases in 2017. There is nothing to that effect in the FOMC Press Release. However, the Fed’s internal “ Dot Plot ” survey shows Fed members believe three more hikes are coming in 2017.

Why Management Consultants Love Data

Consultants Mind

The title of this post would be a kin to: “Why … Continue reading → Consultant Analysis Business Intelligence Clients Consulting Data Database Gartner Habits Management consulting Stanford TED (conference Management consultants are always on the prowl for good data. After all, it is the stuff that client recommendations are made of. To a cynic, it might seem obvious.

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Wine Country Conference II Videos: Introduction and Hussman on "A Very Mean Reversion"

MishTalk

Wine Country Conference II Videos are now available. This Year''s Charity As with last year, Wine Country Conference II was for charity. We will release videos over the course of the next week or so. This year''s cause was Autism.

Why to Schedule Your Next Conference in Dubai or Kuala Lumpur

Strategy+Business

Emerging economies are poised to attract tourism''s most lucrative niche market

ECB Unscheduled Conference Today; Emergency Eurozone Meeting Monday; ECB Ponders Shutting of ELA as Cash Withdrawals Accelerate

MishTalk

Emergence Meeting Monday, Unscheduled ECB Conference Call Today There's an Emergency Meeting of Eurozone Leader on Monday to discuss Greece, but the ECB may very well act in advance. The European Central Bank’s governing council will hold an unscheduled conference call on Friday where they will decide whether to allow a rise of around €3bn in Emergency Liquidity Assistance available from the Bank of Greece, the country’s central bank.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Conference Call Haiku

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Conference Call Haiku. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, February 6, 2008. Man I wish this call/Would end before the sun sets/Id fit in a run. Courtesty of Boston.com). Posted by. Consulting SME. 2:20 PM. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Crazy Consultants. were type A (who, us?);

Consultant Ninja: Classic Consulting Quotes: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Scene: Conference Room A, Industrial Client Actors: Myself, Matthew (client), Ralph (client), Bob (client), Steve (client) Context: We are discussing a set of data files that Matthew and Ralph have given me. Conference Room A has large windows overlooking the parking lot. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman.

30+ McKinsey presentations

Consultants Mind

Many of these are from conferences, or governmental / non-profit organizations clients who have chosen to make them available online. Curious what a McKinsey presentation looks like? Please find links to 30+ McKinsey presentations which are publicly available online. Yes, Google is useful. I selected the ones which as less than 10 years old have more than… Read More » The post 30+ McKinsey presentations appeared first on Consultant's Mind.

The Tower and the Square in the Collaborative Organization Model

Kates Kesler

We recently had the opportunity to speak at a conference of the top 300 leaders in one of our client … Blog

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. More publicity, more inquiries from clients, more projects, higher fees. A great book multiplies those benefits and can lift you and your consulting firm to the next level of success.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: More tales from the client's restroom.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

I was going to write about the guy at my client who was taking a conference call from Stall #1. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, November 10, 2008. More tales from the clients restroom. complete with cell phone, newspaper on the floor, and apparently a blackberry (from all the clicking and typing). I thought that would make the top of the list. No, the top of my list came in at 6pm on Friday. same restroom. this time Stall #2. Office is quiet, most people are gone, Im on my way out.

Interesting People - Henman Performance

Henman Performance Executive Blog

During the past six months I have attended several conferences, meeting, seminars, and conventions. About Linda. Client List. Newsletter. Executive blog Contact Us. Interesting People. by Linda Henman on January 31, 2013. Of course, this allowed me to meet myriad types of people—some highly successful—others, somewhat less than. I’ve noticed the highly successful people don’t talk much. Apparently, they have realized that you learn nothing while you’re talking.

Common Sense Can't Have a Vacation - Henman Performance

Henman Performance Executive Blog

Last week I had the privilege of hearing the new Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Mark Welsh, address the Air Force Association Conference. About Linda. Client List. Newsletter. Executive blog Contact Us. Common Sense Can’t Have a Vacation. by Linda Henman on September 24, 2012. He outlined the challenges the Air Force will face, which I realized, are the same challenges facing private industry, education, consultants, and every other entity struggling to do more with less.

Why Should Business Leaders Worry about Health and Education?

Henman Performance Executive Blog

Last month the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ Star Leaders National Student Conference took place in St. About Linda. Client List. Newsletter. Executive blog Contact Us. Why Should Business Leaders Worry about Health and Education? by Linda Henman on July 11, 2011. Louis, and the Army was involved. According to Lt.

6 Terrific Reasons To Launch a Consulting Business

The Clever Consultant

Or, you just want to be a VIP at a TED conference. Maybe you dream of working from your iPad while vacationing in Hawaii. Perhaps you have a taste for the finer things like champagne, caviar and bespoke business suits. Go ahead and dream big.

How Effective is Speaking on a Big Stage?

David A Fields

A consultant asked me the following question: How effective is it to speak at a national conference? Are national conferences more or less effective than local/regional events? What advice would you give this consultant?

Important, not urgent

Consultants Mind

This can take the form of final revisions the night before the presentation, or conference calls lined up back-to-back. Generally speaking, I am pretty good under pressure. The endorphin gets going and you can ignore the pain. The dopamine gets going and you feel the achievement. If it’s team-based work, the serotonin gets going and it feels like… Read More » The post Important, not urgent appeared first on Consultant's Mind.

Are We Sending the Right Message?

Markovitz Consulting

These complaints are aired at all lean conferences. The latest issue of the Spring 2018 AME Target magazine excerpts some mind-boggling—and depressing—data from LNS Research about continuous improvement.

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Consulting advice: enjoy the small things

Consultants Mind

Current project has a nice conference room. Be grateful. There is a lot of research that shows that when you are grateful, you are happier. I firmly believe this, and it applies to everyone, not just consultants. Small things. … Continue reading → Fun Consulting Team

Three Ways to Accelerate Your Lean Journey

Markovitz Consulting

Louis last week at the Global Lean Leadership Conference. It’s a small conference—only about 150 people—consisting of companies that have embraced Paul Akers’s 2 Second Lean philosophy. Companies that wanted to join the conference were required to have the president attend (although there were many other people from those companies as well). The tone was dramatically different from any other conference I’ve been to. I spent two days in St.

Consulting: flexibility to take vacations

Consultants Mind

During that time I wrote a handful of emails, and took a few conference calls, but largely, I was on a break. I have been on vacation for 2 weeks. Family visiting from overseas. See some photos from the cruise. … Continue reading → Fun Consulting Project Travel vacation

Don’t Forget the Heart

Markovitz Consulting

Three days at the AME Conference in Boston showed me that there’s no shortage of skilled, knowledgeable, continuous improvement professionals who can teach their colleagues the intricacies of lean.

Why Most Online Marketing is a Waste of Time – What Works Instead

The More Clients Blog

Or they contact someone who’s written a book or who gave a talk at their national conference. All his business comes from referrals and from high-end speaking engagements at conferences. When it comes to growing your business these days, all you hear about is online marketing.