Tue.Mar 28, 2023

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Bread & Butter Projects: What They Are and Why Your Consulting Firm Needs Them

David A Fields

At virtually every restaurant, waitstaff plunks down some variation of bread and butter soon after you’re seated. The same pros and cons of that starchy pre-appetizer ring true for your consulting firm, which is why every successful consulting firm includes “bread & butter” projects in their diet. When you’re dining out, a steaming hot roll … Continued The post Bread & Butter Projects: What They Are and Why Your Consulting Firm Needs Them appeared first on David A.

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From Great Ideas to Implementation

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

After months of conducting industry research, several work sessions, debates, conversations, and meetings with industry leaders as well as with front-line team members, a client’s new strategic plan is complete. They’ve received board approval. They’ve just completed a leadership summit in which they shared their new plan with the rest of the management team and […] The post From Great Ideas to Implementation appeared first on Weber Business Services, LLC.

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Values

The Consultants Peer Group

In discussions with a Leadership Team recently, a question regarding the benefit of known Values came up. An analogy came to mind, but, first, what are Values? Core values are a small set of timeless guiding principles. Often overused, warn-out, abused, and maligned; yet, great companies all had clear core values. The values, as a set, define your culture, who you are as a group of people.

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From Great Ideas to Implementation

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

After months of conducting industry research, several work sessions, debates, conversations, and meetings with industry leaders as well as with front-line team members, a client’s new strategic plan is complete. They’ve received board approval. They’ve just completed a leadership summit in which they shared their new plan with the rest of the management team and […] The post From Great Ideas to Implementation appeared first on Weber Business Services, LLC.

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PowerPoint Best Practices for Creating Stellar Presentations

Mastering data visualization in PowerPoint will help accelerate your career because it positions you as someone who can present data that drives business decisions forward. think-cell's PowerPoint Best Practices eBook was created specifically for professionals aiming to master the art and science of data-driven storytelling. What’s inside: Practical Insights: Uncover valuable tips for crafting engaging and persuasive presentations.

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Remove Boredom and Frustration from Your Customer Journey

Harvard Business

Too many companies prioritize efficiency over the customer experience.

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5 Ways to Boost Creativity on Your Team

Harvard Business

The way we work today often stifles creativity. But it doesn’t have to.

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5 Tips To Rapidly Improve English To Advance Your Company, Career Or Cause

Henry DeVries

“I understood that a single well-connected conversation with someone can open doors, close deals, or even put me in the driver’s seat for that well-deserved promotion,” says two-time immigrant Genady Knizhnik of LillyPad.ai. Here are his tips for rapidly improving English language skills.

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How to Tell If a Potential Employer Has a Burnout Culture

Harvard Business

Questions to ask — and red flags to look out for — in your next interview.

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Rethinking the Sports-Industrial Complex

Seth Godin Blog

School sports can have some valuable outputs: Learning teamwork A lifetime habit of fitness Giving non-academically-focused kids a chance to shine Offering leadership opportunities Valuing persistence, innovation and responsibility And yet, many schools act as if all they have is a trophy shortage. They bench kids who might not (yet) have the physical attributes necessary to win, or they build huge stadiums, go on long road trips, berate students that make an error or simply act as if the only p

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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X’s Astro Teller on Managing Moonshot Innovation

Harvard Business

A conversation with Astro Teller on taking big swings and accepting the mess.

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BMW’s Decarbonization Strategy: Sustainable for the Environment and the Bottom Line

Harvard Business

Can BMW convince stakeholders that its strategy is good for the environment and the company’s financial performance?