How to pack a portable office – consultant style.

Killer Consultant

In a post about buying travel gear I promised to give you all an inside scoop to my portable office – today is the day! I exclusively take notes during meetings with the iPad now, and most documents for review are handled there as well. Consultants are a truly mobile workforce.

How an Airplane Laptop Ban Would Expose Company Data to Espionage

Harvard Business

Millions of global travelers are anxiously awaiting the answer to this question. Aside from another terrorist group disrupting world-wide travel operations at a cost of hundreds of billions of dollars , the other big winners from an increased ban could be foreign intelligence services. million people, earning an average salary of $152,868, traveled to Europe on business in 2015. It has been well documented, particularly by the U.S. To ban or not to ban laptops?

How to pack a portable office – consultant style.

Killer Consultant

In a post about buying travel gear I promised to give you all an inside scoop to my portable office – today is the day! I exclusively take notes during meetings with the iPad now, and most documents for review are handled there as well. Consultants are a truly mobile workforce.

What To Do If Your Client Doesn't Pay

Successful Independent Consulting

We submitted an invoice for the consultant’s time and travel expenses on May 16. Third Notice: THE LAWSUIT DOCUMENTS Nothing greases the wheels of commerce like the threat of a lawsuit. It was bound to happen.

Improve Business with Technology!

Women in Consulting

Instantly send, e-sign, track and file documents securely online. eFile Cabinet – eFile Cabinet is the very best solution in electronic document management and paperless office software. Business Travel. By: Renee Daggett.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: The Optimization of Leveraging

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

that the internal library of documents is poorly organized and. documented. Check out Flevy.com ( [link] ) for documents that can be leveraged. for consulting-type business documents. And, of course, any documents purchased are expensed back to the. at the end of the engagement, repackage the documents as your own and list it on Flevy for the next. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, December 18, 2012. The Optimization of Leveraging.

IRS Audits: What Do You Do?

Women in Consulting

Certain amounts on the return can trigger this: high mortgage interest, high charitable contributions, high business expenses, business losses for many years, no W-2s for Officers, high travel expenses, etc. Give them only the documents needed to support the deduction being questioned.

How the NSA Hacked Google and Yahoo! - Part Two - Man in the Middle - "Flying Pigs", "Hush Puppy"

MishTalk

The video on the webpage [ NSA Documents Show United States Spied Brazilian Oil Giant ] is long, and includes what I assume is a dramatization of an NSA classroom, but a few screen shots are important. Let''s take a closer look at NSA Documents Show United States Spied Brazilian Oil Giant.

Australia Considers Paperless Passports Based on Fingerprints, Face Recognition, Eye Scans; We Know Who You Are!

MishTalk

Australia, New Zealand Consider Paperless Passports In the wake of fake passports and people smuggling in the EU refugee crisis, here's a potential solution from Australia: The Cloud Could Soon Let Aussies Travel Without a Passport.

7 secrets for presenting to prospects you want to turn into clients

Rod Burkert

My story is how I started traveling in the RV. But don’t pass out this document at the beginning. Greetings from the City of Brotherly Love. The RV is parked just outside of Philadelphia where we will be visiting friends, family (my mom turns 94 this month), and neighborhoods we ran in.

5 Universal Qualities of a Winning Management Consulting Resume

Management Consulted

We’re sure you have put many hours into writing your resume and are personally attached to your beautifully crafted document. The reader, when scanning your document, will quickly be able to see that you have had quantifiable impact in your previous positions . Instead of writing: Interests : Travel. Your resume, simply put, is the platform through which your story is told.

Read Like a Consultant: Reading habits for a professional world

Tom Spencer

She enjoys learning new languages, creating new recipes that incorporate Western and Asian cooking, and traveling.

How I used cold emailing to land an internship in Mongolia

Tom Spencer

Leading up to the summer before my senior year of college I was searching through Google for my next travel destination when a pop-up ad directed me to a website about Mongolia, the land of nomadic culture and once the largest contiguous empire founded by Genghis Khan.

Strategic Plans Are Less Important than Strategic Planning

Harvard Business

Mention the word “plan” to most managers and the image that springs to their minds might well be a travel plan. ” The result is much the same as with travel: a specific beginning and end with precise steps along the way.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Resource Management

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

If they were smart however, they would just analyse the proposalresponse document and not engage consultants. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, March 23, 2009. Resource Management. Yeah yeah, I know. A consultant takes your watch and tells you what time it is. So there I was today, handing my client a pre-proposal for some new work. I realized that I prepared and printed it on their equipment, using their supplies, and then handed it to them. Where else does this happen? Posted by.

The 8 Digital Productivity Tools Everyone Should Adopt

Harvard Business

Here are the must-haves: Evernote: Sure, I can spend a couple of minutes checking my email while you go digging through your hard drive, looking for that document you know is there somewhere. I’m a super adopter.

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Job Hub: Virgin Group Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

This group has a startling 300 companies in its portfolio in sectors ranging from travel, telecommunications, health, financial services, leisure, music, space travel, and renewable energy. The group’s travel-related operations, led by 51%-owned Virgin Atlantic Airways, are among its largest cash generators. When interviewing for a job at Virgin, you are required to travel at your own expense to interview with them.

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Fool Me Once Or Fool Me All The Time

Martinka Consulting

So far this year there have been over 450 documents filed with the SEC with suffices tacked on to Ebitda. Owner “perks” like cell phone, car, travel to conferences, etc. (as On June 2, 2018 Jason Zweig’s article in the Wall Street Journal was titled, “ The Fanciful Alphabet Soup Companies Use to Fool You.”

Why Consulting?

CaseInterview.com

At consulting firms, however, employees often receive 3-9 page documents detailing their performance with actionable recommendations for improvement. The third challenge is coping with the additional hours and travel demanded by the consulting lifestyle. Sometimes, when struggling through yet another case interview practice , candidates might wonder: "Why consulting again?"

Business Book Review: Start-Up Nation

Management Consulted

Dan lives in New York and has studied in Israel and lived, worked and traveled in the Arab World.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Office Annoyances and Jargon.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Good day Mansour Engineering believes that completeness, accuracy and integrity of contract documents must be assured by a thorough constructability quality assurance program. Mansour Engineering documents are always comprehensive, clearly detailed and well-coordinated across trades. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, February 15, 2010. Office Annoyances and Jargon - Top 10. The top 10 lists are in, and here they are!

Job Hub: Airbnb Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

They sought to create this type of connection experience for people everywhere when they traveled, and the idea for the bigger Airbnb was born. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and 190 countries. Today we highlight tremendous business analyst and post-consulting leadership jobs at Airbnb.

Russia Has Upper Hand in Ukraine, No Meaningful Sanctions Coming

MishTalk

UK Says No to Sanctions Two days ago the Guardian reported secret documents photographed outside No 10 Downing Street [the Prime Minister''s Office] state that ''London''s financial centre'' should not be closed to Russians. The picture of the document was taken by the freelance photographer Steve Back, who specialises in spotting secret documents carried openly by officials entering Downing Street. Will there be any meaningful sanctions against Russia for invading Crimea?

S-Corp Checklist

Women in Consulting

Review the travel expenses. Make sure you separate out any personal travel. Count every travel day that you worked more than 4 hours. If the note is over $10,000, interest must be paid and a 1099-INT document needs to be issued. By: Renee Daggett I would have to say S-Corporations are my favorite entity. Because the entity has many options and advantages.

Making Kindness a Core Tenet of Your Company

Harvard Business

The column highlighted the work of Stanford psychologist Jamil Zaki , who documents what he calls “positive conformity.” There was one dealer who’d closed a sale and noticed from the documents that it was the customer’s birthday. Hiroshi Watanabe/Getty Images.

Buck Consultants Firm Profile

Management Consulted

Buck Consultants’ HR Survey Suite is backed by the combined experience of Buck Consultants, a leader in retirement, health and welfare, and compensation consulting, and its parent company Xerox, the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Travel. BUCK CONSULTANTS. Today, we highlight another one of those consulting firms you may never have heard of – yet another reason why MC is here! Insightful Thinking. Real-world solutions.

NSA Monitored 60 Million Phone Calls in Spain; Drowning in Useless Data; Hello NSA!

MishTalk

The documents also revealed that the surveillance was carried out by one of a network of secret US mobile phone listening stations that extends around the world, with manned posts – often in diplomatic missions – in European cities including Berlin, Frankfurt, Rome, Milan, Paris, Geneva and Madrid. Because of my frequent international travel which is undoubtedly logged, this email will make it past another filter. Is there anything the NSA is not monitoring?

Getting the Most from Consultants: The E-Tender System Sucks

Confessions of a Consultant

With tons of options, you talk to a travel agent who has actually been to the place you’re thinking of visiting. These major documents have to be customized to the individual organization and have very limited ‘re-use’ value. In the tender documentation, even where the project is only understood in a very loose way, the consultants are asked to ‘map out’ the process in minute detail. ‘How not to’ allocate business! This blog format is relatively straightforward.

Why Monitoring Your Employees’ Behavior Can Backfire

Harvard Business

Right before the start of our study in 2011, new closed-circuit television cameras were installed at all airport checkpoints—covering almost all the various positions the officers rotated through, from checking travelersdocuments to operating body-scan machines. Rather, this surge in surveillance was in part triggered by travelers’ repeated complaints that their belongings went missing during screenings. Raymond Gehman/Getty Images.

ZS Associates Firm Profile

Management Consulted

Travel & Transportation. ZS offers its employees many opportunities to travel to its international locations; however, be open to working nights and early US mornings with teams across cultures and geographies such as India. Also, there are many layers of review before a presentation or document is actually finalized – understandable due to the firm’s core values of excellence and accuracy, but it eats into time. ZS ASSOCIATES. Welcome back!

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Caracas Chronicles: Riots in Venezuela Continue 19th Day; Best Wishes but a Sober Assessment

MishTalk

Here at Caracas Chronicles we’re doing what it can to document the crisis, but there’s only so much one tiny, zero-budget blog can do. This comes on the heels of the looming threat to newspapers all over the country, which we have documented extensively.

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Huge Trade in Fake Syrian Passports; Start of "Real Exodus; 6.5 Million Displaced; "Everyone Wants Out"

MishTalk

Preferential treatment Syrians receive in Germany and Sweden has turned Syrian passports into desired, and valuable documents. In a process known as ghost travel, still others borrow a passport from someone who looks similar, then return the passport after they arrive where they want to be.

Air Pollution Is Making Office Workers Less Productive

Harvard Business

To find out, we investigated the effect of air pollution on call-center workers at Ctrip, China’s largest travel agency. And since Ctrip’s clients call them from locations throughout China, we were able to separate out the effects of pollution on worker productivity from the effects of local pollution on the demand for travel services. To our knowledge, our study is the first to document the impact of air pollution on white-collar work.

Why consulting?

Management Consulted

“I am competitive in nature and always give the best in whatever I do and my passions include photography, travelling and embracing new cultures and languages. The perks were fantastic – travel to new locations, work in different industries, client pays for the travel.

6 Steps to Make Your Strategic Plan Really Strategic

Harvard Business

Why is it that when a group of managers gets together for a strategic planning session they often emerge with a document that’s devoid of “strategy”, and often not even a plan ? I have one such document in front of me as I write this. It can even involve immersing yourself in the stakeholder experience by going through it, e.g. the senior executives of an airline might travel at the back of the plane to get a feel for what economy passengers experience.

Panic Over Ebola: Airline Strikes, Banned Flights, Experimental Drugs

MishTalk

Anyone traveling from ebola hotspots in Africa, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, to select US airports will get special screening and have their temperatures. Twenty percent of respondents opposed a travel ban, and the rest said they didn’t know.

Terrorist Arrests in Germany, Belgium; Nine Warning Signs Ignored; Could Attacks Have Been Prevented?

MishTalk

He had already traveled and returned from Syria. Most likely he was known to authorities as a foreign fighter with Isis in Syria and had used the false documentation to sneak back into France. He had been under judicial supervision since 2012 after he tried to travel to Yemen to fight with al-Qaeda. In the wake of the terrorist activity in Paris that killed close to 150 people in eight separate attacks, the Investigation Widens to Germany and Belgium.