Of course it's difficult.

Seth Godin Blog

Students choose to attend expensive colleges but don''t major in engineering because the courses are killer.  Of course it is. Doing more than the customary amount of customer service is expensive, time-consuming and hard to sustain.

5 Recommended Courses To Develop Business Understanding for Consulting

Management Consulted

However, for some quick understanding, check out these 5 free online courses provided by some of the top universities and graduate programs in the U.S Broken into three modules of three weeks each, this course is taught by David Bell, Peter Fadell, and Barbara E.

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Of course it's been done before

Seth Godin Blog

John Koenig calls it  vemödalen. The fear that you''re doing something that''s already been done before, that everything that can be done has been done. Just about every successful initiative and project starts from a place of replication.

The freelancer course is here

Seth Godin Blog

To provoke you to take advantage of this moment,  my new course for freelancers is now available on Udemy. This is the course I wish I had taken thirty years ago.  The course comes with a money-back guarantee.

Charting a Course to an Optimized Payment Platform

BCG

Article Wednesday, April 06, 2016. For banks around the world, a centralized, standardized payment platform is quickly becoming a must-have, not a nice-to-have.

Central Banks Rethink 2% Inflation Target (In the Wrong Direction of Course)

MishTalk

If Central Banks wanted to make a positive impact on the global economy, they would abolish themselves and let the free market set rates. Instead, and after pursuing a 2% inflation target for decades, central bankers now ponder the need for even higher rates of inflation. more…). Economics

Crash Course in Free Market Economics and Income Inequality

MishTalk

Bloomberg columnist Barry Ritholtz, a higher minimum wage advocate, pounced on the news, calling the wage hike Wal-Mart’s Crash Course in Labor Economics Last week, we learned that Wal-Mart was giving the lowest paid of its hourly employees a raise. Crash Course for Ritholtz Barry, please throw away your Soviet-style central planning model where governments set prices of wages, interest rates, crops, etc.

Record 65% Think Stocks Will Rise Over Course of One Year: Did the Bell Just Ring?

MishTalk

Hooray! The latest University of Michigan sentiment survey shows US Stock Market Bullishness Hit an All-Time High. more…). Economics

China’s Consumers Stay the (Slightly Slower) Course

BCG

Article Monday, June 20, 2016. China’s economy continues to make global headlines, with each uptick or downtick in GDP growth, industrial output, retail sales, or other measure pored over like tea leaves for what it portends.

State is an Institution of Theft (Except of Course for Politicians and their Escape Hatches)

MishTalk

Here''s an interesting video courtesy of a reader from the Republic of Slovenia who sent the link.

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For startups and those about to start: a new course on Skillshare

Seth Godin Blog

To start off the year, the folks at Skillshare asked me to teach a course for them. You can find the details on the course at the link above. Update, Thursday morning: Response to this course has been very strong. [link].

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"Three Es Suggest Massive Change is Upon Us" Chris Martenson's Accelerated Crash Course

MishTalk

Chris Martenson at Peak Prosperity put together a condensed version of his 4.5-hour long Crash Course Video Series. Here is a link to the Accelerated Crash Course Transcript.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Reverses Course, Now in Support of Massive Tax Hikes and Non-Reforms; Approval Rating Plunges

MishTalk

Those who thought Mayor Rahm Emanuel would bring change to the city of Chicago thought wrong. As with president Obama, people in Chicago believed in change, but all they got was promises, lies, and the status quo. Thus it should be no surprise that Rahm Emanuel''s Reelection Bid Is Not Looking So Hot Right Now.

My skillshare course goes live tomorrow

Seth Godin Blog

The course is archived, so you can take it at your convenience. They''ve beefed up their servers, so if you had trouble signing up last week, today might be worth a try. The details are right here.

Greece Rejects 25th Hour Request to Change Course; Tsipras Asks Eurozone for Third Bailout; Rajoy Seeks to Save His Own Ass

MishTalk

Greece Rejects 25th Hour to Change Course In spite of the pleas, Greece Rejects Creditor Pleas to Change Course. Greece’s government entered its final day in an EU bailout defiantly rejecting eleventh-hour pleas from its eurozone creditors to change course. Coordinated Meddling Eurozone leaders are pouring it on thick again today with warning after warning.

How to Become a Successful Consultant: New Course Available.

Consulting Business

How to Become a Successful Consultant Course Now Available. Today we are very happy to announce that we’ve just completed a new and fully updated version of our most popular consulting course. Full details on everything in the course and the discount here: PS. If you are one of these customers, as our way of saying thanks, we will contact you and provide you with access to the materials in the new course. Our Consulting Course.

Seth's Blog: Urgent, please read asap

Seth Godin Blog

That's what gets done, of course. The problem, of course, is that the queue of urgent never ends, it merely changes its volume as it gets longer.  Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014.

Seth's Blog: "One of us is wrong.

Seth Godin Blog

Of course it does, because if it didn't, it wouldn't be a conflict, would it? Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014. The opposite of anxiety. Stoogecraft. The fork in the road offers only two difficulties.

Seth's Blog: Tried and false

Seth Godin Blog

It's been tried, and of course, it's true. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014. The opposite of anxiety. Stoogecraft. The fork in the road offers only two difficulties. Archives. August 2013. July 2013.

Seth's Blog: Pitch your tent where it's dry

Seth Godin Blog

Of course not. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014. The opposite of anxiety. Stoogecraft. The fork in the road offers only two difficulties. Archives. August 2013. July 2013. June 2013. May 2013. April 2013.

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Seth's Blog: Does it happen for a reason?

Seth Godin Blog

" Of course, things that happen often happen for no reason. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014. The opposite of anxiety. Stoogecraft. The fork in the road offers only two difficulties. Archives.

Seth's Blog: Degrees of freedom

Seth Godin Blog

When marketing, of course, there are more degrees of freedom than in any other endeavor an organization does. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014. The opposite of anxiety. Stoogecraft.

“Your Training Workshop Was Difficult”

Gina Abudi

Training course development critical skills training education engaging learners engaging training leadership workshops learning programs Professional Development training workshops Hence…I Learned Something! I was working with a client just last week to schedule training workshops for the 2015. We got to talking about some the feedback she receives on my workshops. She said she frequently hears from participants in my workshops that they had to do a lot of work and were challenged.

What is a MOOC? Massively Open Online Courses

Consultants Mind

Two months ago I didn’t know what a M-O-O-C was. Now, I am convinced it will be the juggernaut that disrupts higher education. For the last 20 years, traditional universities have only given lip-service to online education. They may have … Continue reading → Learning Coursera Ed Tech Education Innovation Khan Academy MOOC university

To go solo or not? WICademy course on Consulting may have the answer!

Women in Consulting

By: Beverley Bird As WIC prepares to launch a WICademy course on Consulting for those considering going out on their own, I began reflecting on my experiences as a Consultant. Of course there are a couple of challenges in the world of consulting. I don’t know about you but I think it would be great to take a course on what to expect and how to structure a move into consulting.

How Consultants Get Buy-In Across Departments | Business.

Consulting Business

Of course, it makes sense that you need to strengthen your bond with the key decision makers in an organisation. Our Consulting Course. Our most popular course teaches you how to become a more suc­cessful consultant. Helping You Become A Successful Independent Consultant. Contact Us. Skip to content. PRODUCTS. WORK WITH MIKE. ARTICLES. ABOUT. Search for: How Consultants Get Buy-In Across Departments. David Ingram | October 4, 2012 | 6 Comments.

How Airbus is navigating a digital transformation

McKinsey

The commercial aircraft manufacturer is charting a course to software and services, focusing on creating new data-driven models to complement its hardware platforms.

Affirmations are Baloney. Here’s the Real Consulting Confidence Builder

David A Fields

Your attitude is critically important to your success and, of course, your personal happiness. If you recite, “I’m worthy of success” every morning, will your consulting business grow? Not likely. Instead, adopt the three mindset techniques below that can make a real difference.

Five Moments When Saying No Is Your Best Strategy

Strategy+Business

Leaders need to recognize the situations when staying the course could undermine a company's values and long-term success

Why You Should Take Your Consulting Firm Back to School

David A Fields

For the better part of two decades you entered a new course of formal education every year. That annual ritual probably ceased after you received your degree(s). Would reviving it elevate the success of your consulting firm? Absolutely.

Why It’s Good You Didn’t Review Your Consulting Firm’s Goals Today

David A Fields

Of course. Maybe you scanned your business bucket list this morning, or maybe you glanced at your consulting firm’s annual goals last Monday… or maybe not. Does it matter? Let’s talk about the right time to review your goals. Is there a right time to be responsive to your clients?

How will you enable your employees to adopt change?

Gina Abudi

That rarely happens, of course. And, of course, we rarely get 100% of employees even after a while. You need a plan! In the ideal world, 100% of our employees will adopt a change immediately. To get as close as possible to 100% adoption of change, you must have a plan! Consider first, how much [.]. The post How will you enable your employees to adopt change? appeared first on Gina Abudi. Change Management adopting change change management implementing change leading change

Merkel-Renzi Showdown: Italy Threatens to Defy Merkel, Brussels Over bank Bailouts

MishTalk

Rules are rules, unless of course they aren’t. Brussels has rules on budget deficits, widely ignored by Spain, France, Greece, … Continue reading → Economics

Is patience a skill?

Seth Godin Blog

Of course it is. You can learn to be more patient. What about good judgment and maturity? Yes, also skills

When Will the Bank of Japan Own 100% of Japanese ETFs?

MishTalk

It’s on course to … Continue reading → EconomicsThe Bank of Japan is on a rampage buying everything in sight, from stocks to bonds.

"Don't touch it, you might break it."

Seth Godin Blog

This is, of course, the opposite of, "Touch it, you can make it better.". What's the default where you work

Twilight of the Central Bankers

Strategy+Business

El-Erian argues that the world's masters of monetary policy have reached the peak of their ability to influence the course of the global economy In his new book, Mohamed A.

Ford to Create New Brand of Electric Cars in China, GM Sells $5,000 Electric Car

MishTalk

Ford wants to crack that market with Fully Electric Vehicles Sold Under a New Brand , made in China of course. China accounts for forty percent of global electric cars sales. more…). Economics

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Commercial Awareness – what is it and how do I get it?

Tom Spencer

There are videos that use cartoons to explain how a transaction works, video courses in finance featuring “Fault in Our Stars” author John Green (his series of Crash Courses is both amusing and informative) and there are vloggers dedicated to easing you into the scary world of commerce.

The choice

Seth Godin Blog

Of course these are attitudes. And of course, they are a choice. Attitude is the most important choice any of us will make. We made it yesterday and we get another choice to make it today. And then again tomorrow. The choice to participate. To be optimistic.