Tue.Nov 12, 2019

10 Triggers that Set Off Growth Explosions at Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

Is there a way to make your consulting firm’s business development efforts easier, stable and more effective? Yeparoonie. There sure is. Visibility-building undergirds your consulting firm’s endeavors to attract clients.

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Are you outsourcing?

Rod Burkert

In case you missed last week: Thinking of hosting your own webinars? Here are 7 things you must consider. If you have a group you want to educate and market to or a product or service you want to promote and sell to, webinars are the best way to reach them.


Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I’m asking some of my linked in connections about meetings at the moment. I’m gob smacked by. The post Meetings appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well culture Presentations and meetings

Booz Allen Hamilton Interview - Middle East


Question on Booz Allen Hamilton Interview: . Hello Victor, I wanted to inform you that I had applied to Booz Allen Hamilton (Energy Practice, Middle East) and underwent two rounds of telephonic interviews with people at Principal level and then received a call for the second round which would be face-to-face.

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!

Do all meetings waste time?

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Meetings waste time. But how much and how serious is this problem? How much. The post Do all meetings waste time? appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well data scientists Presentations and meetings

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Kai Davis

Wait – the Elite Assistant got 4 of 5 stars … what gets 5 stars?! Don’t leave us hanging, man!! A reader question in reply to “ Give your website an elite assistant that keeps the bad leads out.” Here’s the relevant bit: — Snip —. Option 1: Just your email address — (one star out of five). Option 2: Ya Basic Contact Form —. Option 3: The Elite Assistant —. Snip —. The truth is that nothing scores five out of five because everything is a tradeoff.

AT Kearney Industry Hire


Success Story: I am writing to thank you for your website's instruction and your emails. I recently received an Associate offer from A.T. Kearney and I accepted. I'm looking forward to my first day on XXXX. I am an Industry hire - meaning I graduated from business school and worked in industry before making my way to consulting. I only had two weeks to prepare and I immediately realized that was a very short time to study from scratch for my upcoming case interviews.

When You Know You Are Making a Bad Decision

Peter Stark

In my experience as an executive coach and advisor, I have seen a lot of bad decisions made by very good leaders. All great leaders make regrettable decisions and mistakes – we’re only human, and growth only comes with learning.

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What to Do After the Consulting Firm Offer


Question: I am very excited to have received my dream consulting firm offer just two days ago. I don't think I am a traditional consulting candidate and I had no interest in consulting at all, up until last May. Your website, LOMS program and daily emails were definitely great resources that helped me learn more about consulting and more importantly, the case interview process. Thank you! I also understand this is just a new start. There are a lot more challenges in actual work.

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.

Busy is a choice, productive is a skill

Seth Godin Blog

Anyone can be busy. All you need to do to feel busy is to try to get two things done at once–or seek to beat a deadline that is stressing you out. Productivity, on the other hand, has little to do with busy. Productivity requires bringing soft skills (real skills) to the table in service of the generous work you seek to do. Productivity is learned. And productivity takes guts.

The Red Line


In every system, there’s a point where the system can not do more. In a car, this limit is denoted by the gauge that measures the engine's revolutions per minute (RPM). When you step on the accelerator, the RPMs zoom up. However, you’ll notice the top end of the gauge is marked in red. This is the red line. If you push your engine past this line for too long, it will fail. The thing is, every system has a red line.

How AI in the Exam Room Could Reduce Physician Burnout

Harvard Business

It can cut down on paperwork and give doctors more time with patients. Innovation Health Productivity Technology IT Digital Article

Industry Research Uncovers Top 14 Threats to Consultancy Growth

Management and IT Consulting

The 2019 High Growth Study: Consulting Edition uncovers some striking shifts in the consulting industry over previous years. High Growth" firms (about 25% of those surveyed) experienced annual growth over 20% from 2016 to 2018. So, what’s their secret and how can you follow suit

Why Is Every Streaming Service Using the Same Pricing Model?

Harvard Business

As consumers get more options, creative pricing could be a differentiator. Pricing Digital Article


Why Hiring Is a Lot Like Picking Stocks

Harvard Business

Think about how to build a portfolio of high-value employees. Hiring Leading teams Digital Article

The Transformer’s Dilemma

Harvard Business

Interviews with top executives reveal how to manage a new digital business alongside your core offering. Strategy execution Business models Growth strategy Technology Digital Article

Why Employees Need Both Recognition and Appreciation

Harvard Business

One is about what people do; the other is about who they are. Leading teams Motivating people Digital Article


When Algorithms Decide Whose Voice Will Be Heard

Harvard Business

As AI’s reach grows, the stakes will only get higher. Technology Data Ethics Digital Article

Why “Connector” Managers Build Better Talent

Harvard Business

Sari Wilde, a managing vice president at Gartner, studied 5,000 managers and identified four different types of leaders. The surprising result is that the “always on” manager is less effective at developing employees, even though many companies encourage supervisors to give constant feedback. Instead, the “connector” manager is the most effective, because they facilitate productive interactions across the organization.