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How to Win Consulting Clients Fast!

David A Fields

Your consulting firm need clients fast. As in right now. In fact, yesterday would be preferable. Which marketing vehicles will help you most when you’re in a hurry? Winning clients is a bit like securing a loan: if you already have a lot in the bank, it’s easier to get more. But let’s say that … Continued The post How to Win Consulting Clients Fast!

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The Long-Term Costs of Wind Turbines

Harvard Business

Wind energy is experiencing a boom, but in a pattern eerily reminiscent of the nineteenth century Pennsylvania oil boom, wind farms are building ever larger turbines to farm wind energy further and further from shore. This trend carries risks, especially as turbines come with largely hidden costs. Increasing evidence suggests that although larger turbines can capture more energy, at a certain point the costs of maintaining and decommissioning large turbines located far offshore will outweigh the

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6 ways impostor ‘syndrome’ manifests (and what to do about it)

Halo Psych

5 minute read First off, you might be wondering why I’ve put the word syndrome in apostrophes? It’s because the phrase impostor syndrome isn’t the correct one. I know, right?! For years, I also used the term ‘impostor syndrome’ but then when I started my doctoral studies, I came across the original 1978 research. In it, Drs Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes, referred to it as impostor phenomenon.

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How Leaders Miscommunicate When Tensions Are High

Harvard Business

When tensions run high, miscommunication is far more likely to occur. And tensions are likely high: In a recent global survey, 44% of employees reported they had experienced a lot of stress the previous day. To avoid creating unnecessary anxiety during times of uncertainty, leaders need to be especially thoughtful about how they communicate with their teams.

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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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Please, Stop Talking

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

“You’re losing all credibility. Please, stop talking.” I couldn’t say it out loud, but that thought went through my head as I observed ‘LeAnn’, a new board director during her first board meeting. I’d read her board biography and resume, and I had researched her and her accomplishments before I sat in on my new […] The post Please, Stop Talking appeared first on Weber Business Services, LLC.

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International Market Entry With Local Business Experts

Business Consulting Agency

In the ever-expanding global business landscape, entering the U.S. market as an international company demands more than just a strategic approach; it requires local insights and expertise. We shed light here on the paramount importance of collaborating with local business experts through consulting services, when venturing into the complex terrain of the United States.

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Companies Can Win by Reducing Overwork

Harvard Business

A conversation with University of Georgia professor Malissa Clark dispelling myths about workaholism.

Company 68
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Ep061 Cath Song

Girard Training Solutions

Eric sits down with Cath Song, Human Resources Business Partner at Baidu, on this episode of Management Development Unlocked. Cath has more than six years of experience in the HR world and is a results-driven strategic thinker with a global background. Her company, Baidu, is a Google competitor emphasizing AI and is one of the biggest search engines in the world.

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Elevating Thought Leadership: The Journey of Pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration Degree - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HKUST

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from HKUST.

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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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Easy/lazy tech journalism

Seth Godin Blog

Choose either one: When a new technology comes out, review it breathlessly. Explain without nuance or caution how it will instantly change the world. Go into the details of this first instantiation of it and assume it will never change, it’s done, here we go. When a new technology comes out, describe the scam that the founders are running. Highlight how it will cost us all our jobs, create untold new problems and definitely not work.

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