Global Risk 2017: Staying the Course in Banking


BCG’s seventh annual study of global risk management in banking explores the industry’s rising level of economic profit, the ever-evolving and intensifying regulatory climate, and the steps that senior executives must take to stay the course in highly challenging times.

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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China’s Consumers Stay the (Slightly Slower) Course


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.

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.

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.

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


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

Crash Course in Free Market Economics and Income Inequality


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.

Collision Course: Motor Vehicle Production +0.5%, Motor Vehicle Sales -4.4% Year-Over-Year


In the third poor economic report today, we learned industrial production declined 0.4% vs. an Econoday Consensus of -0.2%. Diving … Continue reading → Economics

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


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.

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.

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


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

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.

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

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


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.

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.

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].

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


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.

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.

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Consultant Ninja: It started at dinner near a shipyard.: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Over dinner, my seasoned colleagues inquired about the "Consulting 101" course I had just completed before joining the project. And because of that I can say that I've received more from this blog (and of you, of course) than I expected. 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. Friday, July 17, 2009.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: New Year's Resolutions for.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

I got to thinking as I typed away on my laptop in the middle of Christmas dinner (had to finish the year-end financials and collections, of course.): skip to main | skip to sidebar. Saturday, December 27, 2008. New Years Resolutions for Consultants. what should a true hard-core consultant resolve to do differently in 2009? Here are a few suggestions: 1) I will not cut in front of the blind guy at the TSA checkpoint (yes, we did see it).

Less Marketing, More Consulting — How To Win Projects Within Your Network with Stuart Friedman: Podcast #19

Consulting Success

The greatest marketing tool you have is your network — here’s how to make it work for you. Description: Today I’m excited to be joined by Stuart Friedman from Global Context.

3 Steps To Building A Stand Out Portfolio With Emma Sharley: Podcast #25

Consulting Success

Blocking out half days or whole days on her calendar — rather than scheduling her work down to the hour — actually enables her to accomplish more work over the course of each project. How to build up your portfolio, keep your momentum going, and find the critical work-life balance.

The Real Shortcut to Consulting Success

Consulting Success

They buy courses, they test them out a little bit. Transcript: I want to talk about a shortcut to success, and I want to share this with you because I believe that a lot of people these days are looking for a shortcut to success.

“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.

2 Time-Tested Keys to Becoming a Successful Consultant

Consulting Success

Unfortunately, many of the required courses were as dry as a camel’s tongue after crossing the Sahara Desert without water. To graduate, we had to take specific courses according to a set curriculum. I have never considered the option of failure in anything I’ve done.

The Power of Making More Consulting Offers: Video

Consulting Success

Instead, by you making an offer, you’re able to actually engage with them, start helping them, ensuring that they get the best quality service, the best quality results, and of course, that helps your business, too. Transcript: Let’s talk about offers.

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Interesting People - Henman Performance

Henman Performance Executive Blog

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

Predictions for 2013 - Henman Performance

Henman Performance Executive Blog

Of course, no one knows for sure, but my crystal ball just came back from the cleaners, so I’m going to hazard some guesses: Once we avoid, fall over, or push someone over the fiscal cliff, our economy will start to enjoy significant gains. About Linda. Client List. Newsletter. Executive blog Contact Us. Predictions for 2013. by Linda Henman on December 31, 2012. As we look back on the year that comes to a close tonight, let’s also look forward to what will come.

Business Lessons from the Cardinals - Henman Performance

Henman Performance Executive Blog

It referred, of course, to the fact that both the Cardinal’s manager, Tony La Russa, and home-town favorite, three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols left the team after winning the 2011 World Series. About Linda. Client List. Newsletter. Executive blog Contact Us. Business Lessons from the Cardinals. by Linda Henman on October 19, 2012. This week the St. Louis newspaper ran the headline, “No Tony, No Albert, No Problem.”

Steve Shu on How to Earn $100,000 to $200,000 For Each Consulting Project

Consulting Success

Description: Steve Shu is a management consultant who has worked and consulted for Vodafone, Allianz, Nortel, Lucent and Wolters Kluwer, as well as taught courses in the business school at Irvine University.

Consulting Sales Systems That Work for Introverts with Bob Burg: Podcast #16

Consulting Success

Of course, no one really likes hearing “no,” but Bob explains that by understanding that “no” is part of the process, and that by accepting the “nos,” you are essentially preparing yourself for tomorrow’s highly anticipated “yes.”.

The Wisdom of Country Western Music - Henman Performance

Henman Performance Executive Blog

Of course, most of the titles intend to address the problems associated with romantic relationships, but I think we’re remiss not to notice the ones for business building as well. “If About Linda. Client List. Newsletter. Executive blog Contact Us. The Wisdom of Country Western Music. by Linda Henman on March 8, 2012. Most business and life challenges eventually show up in the title of a country / western song.

How to Turn Today’s Proposal Failure into Tomorrow’s Consulting Success with JT Badiani: Podcast #10

Consulting Success

Over the course of an especially difficult week, he didn’t win one proposal after another. Failure means a lesson has been learned. What are you going to do with your new knowledge?

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Mindset Mistake of Established Consultants

Consulting Success

If you are in control, you’re able to correct, to course correct and you get things back off, back on track and growing. Transcript. Today I want to talk with you about a mindset that is incredibly important for established consultants. The mindset is what I call Foot on the Pedal.

How to Guide an Effective Conversation with Buyers: Video

Consulting Success

Well of course you are. Transcript: I was recently at an event with a bunch of clients, and we were talking about the importance of having control, guiding a conversation when you’re speaking with a buyer. This is an area that a lot of consultants have a challenge with.

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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.

Elliot Begoun and The Power of Betting on Yourself: Podcast #9

Consulting Success

According to Elliot, confidence is the number one thing that helped him stay the course when times have gotten especially tough. You will find greater satisfaction and incredible value in your work when you stop working for someone else and start investing in yourself.

4 Principles to Grow Your Consulting Business

Consulting Success

Of course, your actions should be the right ones that will really move your business forward. I used to compete against an Olympian – a guy I called The Incredible Hulk.