Growth in a Crisis: Lessons from Hospitality CEO Omar El Hamamsy

McKinsey & Company

By redirecting business efforts, the head of Orascom Development found a path to company growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Hotels & resorts Operations strategy

An Overview of Business Development Consulting

Tom Spencer

Business development consulting is about helping businesses grow sales and profits in order to achieve their strategic objectives. Business development consultants enable companies to reach their full potential and rescue companies that are struggling to survive.


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Developing next-generation leaders

Brimstone Consulting

How a health services organization developed next-generation leaders, increased employee engagement scores, and increased employee enablement. A leading health services organization identified leadership development as one of its biggest challenges. CASE STUDY.

How to Develop a Professional Services Marketing Strategy – Part 1

Prudent Pedal

This post is the first in a series to share how professional services can develop and execute marketing strategy. Instead, it will give you a strategic framework to guide both the thinking about AND deployment of your marketing strategy. The 2 major challenges to developing professional services marketing strategy . The BS of PS creates dysfunctional behaviors that lead to discombobulated marketing strategies and suboptimal performance.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

How to Develop a Flourishing Network as a Consultant with Aga Bajer #184

Consulting Success

Aga Bajer is the Founder and CEO of a culture strategy firm called Aga Bajer & Associates. How to Develop a Flourishing Network as a Consultant with Aga Bajer #184 is a post from: Consulting Success.

The Connection – Development Process

The Fearless Marketer

Next, you need to DEVELOP those ideas, insights, resources, and connections into something useful. Connect – Develop – Re-Connect – Re-Develop. And nothing new gets developed. But we can also fall into the “development trap.” Developing a new service.

How to Align Executive Development with Organizational Values

Consulting Matters

Coaches Don Knagge and Rachelle Stone get to dive into the actual frameworks I used to lead organizations and executives through the executive development process. Don Knagge is currently in the executive development process with a client. Be clear about who you are trying to develop.

Developing Yourself As A Leader

Brimstone Consulting

Leadership Development Lessons from Great Leaders. The post Developing Yourself As A Leader appeared first on Brimstone Consulting LLC. Leadership Change Strategy executive coaching Organizational Alignment leadership development Core 4 leadership team alignment

Shift Your Perspective to Make Business Development Easier

Successful Independent Consulting

Most consultants I know struggle with business development, and it’s a top concern among those thinking about going independent. “ Most of us never had sales training so this concern is understandable, but reframing how we think about business development can turn concern into action. Read any definition of business development and you won’t find the word sales. If you shift your perspective about finding more work, business development will be a lot easier.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Developing a Data Strategy & Customer Analytics for Today - w/Vivian Tan (Kaiser Permanente) Ep#104

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

She's been with KP for over 15 years, now working closely with the CFO, Chairman and CEO to provide strategic leadership for an enterprise data and analytics team in order to support, enable and advance KP’s strategy.

Confronting overconfidence in talent strategy, management, and development


Best practices are well understood. But are companies following them as closely as their leaders claim? Future of Work

The Hidden Costs of Under-Investing in your Business Development

Consulting Matters

Clear strategy - with identified ideal client, marketable and differentiated expertise, compelling products/services that are profitable and scalable and so on. So here's the real hidden cost of under-investing in your business development.

How to Better Develop Managers

LSA Global

Better Develop Managers Because managers are the hub of most organizations, you’d think that building management capabilities would be an essential pillar of an executive’s plan for business success. Agree upon and invest in what matters most for your unique strategy and culture.

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

Developing a Project Strategy

Gina Abudi

Eliminating the bad habit of launching every project desired This is the year one of my clients, a senior project director within his organization, decided the company will have a strategy for the projects they complete! Project Management project leadership project prioritization project selection project strategy

How to Better Develop Senior Leaders

LSA Global

Extraordinary Times Require Extraordinary Leaders Too many organizations leave their leadership development programs up to luck and chance. If you want your senior leaders to perform at their peak, you need to be intentional and purposeful in the way you invest in their development.

When Should Your Company Develop Its Own Software?

Harvard Business

Digital transformation Technology and analytics Operations strategy Digital ArticleGuidance for midsize companies making the “buy-it vs. build-it” decision.

Strategy Implementation Lessons Learned from 2021: What to watch for as you move into 2022 Ep#140

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

SME Strategy is a strategy consulting company that specializes in aligning teams around their vision, mission, values, goals and action plans. Strategic planning Leadership podcast team development Corporate Training strategy implementation

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Lean is *Not* a Training and Development Activity

Markovitz Consulting

A prospect told me recently that he wanted to work with me to bring lean/continuous improvement to his company, but first he needed to “integrate it into his Training and Development” plans. If you frame lean/CI as a training and development activity, you won’t get the of buy-in and commitment from staff that you need. To be sure, when lean is done well, it IS a skills and human development activity. It’s not just a training and development activity.

How to Develop an HR Strategy & Attract Top Talent - Interview With Denise Libetrau

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

On this episode of our Strategy & Leadership Podcast, we were joined by Denise Liebetrau, the Founder & CEO of Prosper Consulting , in Colorado.

How to Develop an HR Strategy & Attract Top Talent - Interview With Denise Liebetrau

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

On this episode of our Strategy & Leadership Podcast, we were joined by Denise Liebetrau, the Founder & CEO of Prosper Consulting , in Colorado.

3 Strategies to Help Employees Thrive in the New “Normal”

Harvard Business

Developing employees Organizational change Crisis management Digital ArticleStart by recalibrating expectations.

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers. But where do you start? Download the playbook today!

Top Learning and Development Mistakes to Avoid

LSA Global

Learning and Development Mistakes. Corporate Learning and Development has come a long way but still has far to go. Top Learning and Development Mistakes to Avoid. To make your investment in training and development worthwhile, avoid delivering training that is: Untimely.

How to do Scenario Development & Plan for Anything

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Given the troubling and unprecedented times we're living through today, we at SME Strategy are doing what we can to help prepare you and your organization for any type of uncertainty, economic slowdown, virus, natural disaster, and everything in between.

Best IT Development Podcasts 2019 for consultants


Be it smartphones, laptops, tablets, social media networks or virtual businesses, they are all dependent on developing software and technologies. Technovation is an interesting weekly podcast series hosted by Metis Strategy president Peter High. Debug is the podcast for Apple developers to explore the latest Apple trends and updates. Hosts Guy English and Rene Ritchie talk about developing software and services for Mac, iPhone and iPad.

5 Insider Tips to Develop Top Talent

LSA Global

While there are many proven tips to develop top talent, it seems that talent management often becomes too complicated. Simply put, the purpose of talent management is to attract, develop, engage, and retain the top talent that leads to individual, team, and organizational success.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

The Cost of Developing a Strategic Plan (3 Tiers)

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Strategic planning strategy implementationDigging up the cost of services can be exhausting and in many cases impossible - especially when it comes to professional services. That's why we've decided to choose transparency over mystery.

The 6 Top Leadership and Management Development Mistakes to Avoid

LSA Global

In fact, US companies report spending $14 billion per year on leadership development. But they are not free from making leadership and management development mistakes. What goes wrong between the intention and the results of leadership and management development programs?

Developing a Thought Leadership Strategy with Charlene Li

Women in Consulting

She presented on how relationships are formed in this digital era, how to become a thought leader, and offered tips on developing a communication strategy, setting goals, and increasing engagement. Develop an engagement strategy. Use your engagement strategy to establish how you will respond, when you will respond, and whom you will respond to. Continuously work to actively develop and sustain trust through integrity and engagement. By: Olivia Dippon.

How to Develop the Right Strategy to Win

LSA Global

How to Develop the Right Strategy. When you can develop the right strategy…one that is clear, agreed-upon and achievable…you are set up to win the game and outperform your competition. Top 10 Signs of a Bad Strategy. Let’s start with the most common signs of a bad strategy. The typical signs of an ill-conceived strategy include: Lost market share. It really matters that you develop the right strategy.

Every Leader Has Flaws. Don’t Let Yours Derail Your Strategy.

Harvard Business

Leadership development Corporate strategy Behavioral science Digital ArticleFour ways to get out of your own way.

Should You Separate Strategy Development From Strategy Implementation?

Gina Abudi

At a recent gathering of colleagues we discussed whether strategy could be separated from implementation of that strategy. There was agreement among the group that there are distinct skills between those who focus on strategy and those who implement that strategy. Leadership implementing strategy organizations strategic direction strategy successful businesses

Move quickly and react to opportunities: Agile strategy and the path to recovery

Brimstone Consulting

important;}”] A conversation on agile strategy and opportunity with Andy Frawley and Bob Weiler. I think many people get into strategy, and they’re trying to make it perfect, when in fact it should be fast, flexible, and time competitive.”

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Client Story: WPBC Partners with SME Strategy on a Mission to Support Their Community

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

The church is a friendly one, whose mission it is to reach people in a culturally relevant manner, to support vulnerable community members, encourage generosity, and to develop strong leaders. West Point Baptist Church (WPBC) is a church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

3 Options to Develop New Managers

LSA Global

There are several effective options to develop new managers. Three Options to Develop New Managers Learning how to become an effective first-time people manager can come in a variety of forms and formats. The post 3 Options to Develop New Managers appeared first on LSA Global.