Tue.May 14, 2019

5 Keys to Great, Consulting Firm Marketing

David A Fields

Sit back and imagine your consulting firm as pure, rich, creamy scoops of ice cream. Prospects and consulting opportunities are the hot fudge that pours onto your icy practice in a steady, glossy stream of chocolatey richness. When you put it that way, it’s hard not to like consulting, right?

The 3 Best Dining Rewards Credit Cards

Management Consulted

Whether you’re a takeout or dine-in kind of person, restaurant purchases probably make up a large portion of your monthly spend. In fact, the average U.S. family spends $250/month on dining out. If you don’t have a credit card that … Continue Reading.

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How artificial intelligence will transform Nordic businesses

McKinsey

AI is driving a substantial part of the automation potential in the Nordics, and it could unlock $80 billion of value for businesses. Artificial Intelligence

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The True Meaning of Consulting Work/Life Balance

Management Consulted

I’ve been reflecting recently on my life and my work. It started 1 month ago at my Columbia Business School reunion. Reunions do that – make you evaluate if you are where you thought you would be – and where … Continue Reading.

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

Shifting the dial in procurement

McKinsey

Procurement has an opportunity, indeed an imperative, to transform from an enabler of cost reduction to a creator of sustainable competitive advantage. Insights on Operations

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Cost synergies are worth more than revenue synergies…really?

Ben de Haldevang

The final chapter (for now!) in our series on the unwritten rules of post acquisition integration. We’ve explored programme structures, leadership teams and the approach to acquired leaders and the fable of the business case! This last one is focused on the old favourite.

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To Become Your Best Self, Study Your Successes

Harvard Business

Keep a record of positive feedback. Receiving feedback Career planning Psychology Emotional intelligence Digital Article

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Lifelong connection

Seth Godin Blog

It lives right next to lifelong learning. Lifelong learning is the mindset of possibility. It is built on the idea that we can grow if we simply show up, ready to learn. Lifelong learning is never finished, and achieving the mindset isn’t easy, because the existing bias toward competence makes it socially unattractive. It requires us to acknowledge that we don’t know enough on our way to learning more. And lifelong connection?

How to Overcome the Bias We Have Toward Our Own Ideas

Harvard Business

Separate ideation and assessment. Innovation Experimentation Product development Digital Article

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Aetna’s Mindfulness Initiative Leads to Unique Employee Engagement

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In today’s job market, what constitutes an engaging employee experience is constantly redefined. There was a time where a fun lounge area with games and snacks was viewed as a key factor in retaining employees. But look at Google.

Harnessing Digital Information to Improve Population Health

Harvard Business

We have more ways to gather health-related data than ever. Technology Data Health Healthcare Digital Article

How Having a Rival Improves Performance

Harvard Business

Adam Grant, organizational psychologist at The Wharton School, argues that individuals and companies alike can benefit from having rivals. He has studied sports and business rivalries and believes they often add up to more than just zero-sum competition. Grant explains how we can perform and even feel better by taking the risk of treating our rivals more like competitive friends. Competition Psychology Audio

Machines that Speak and Write Will Make Misinformation Worse

Harvard Business

Questions to ask about conversational tech. Technology Customers Digital Article

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