Fri.Nov 19, 2021

The economic impact of ageism

McKinsey & Company

New research quantifies the struggles that midcareer workers—those 45 and over—worldwide face and suggests possible interventions to level the playing field. Social Responsibility Leadership Talent

An Overview of Business Development Consulting

Tom Spencer

Business development consulting is about helping businesses grow sales and profits in order to achieve their strategic objectives. Business development consultants enable companies to reach their full potential and rescue companies that are struggling to survive.


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When are shipping rates going to normalize?

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey’s Steve Saxon and Jaana Remes explain why shipping rates haven’t fallen and provide a scenario for what to expect in 2022. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Logistic providers

Early Career Tips for Success

Tom Spencer

Starting out in any profession is difficult. Starting out and standing out simultaneously is even harder. In this article, we will look at some of the things I learned from my experience interning at a range of consulting firms this summer. The power of networking.

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Advanced air mobility in 2030

McKinsey & Company

In this video, three McKinsey experts on aerospace and mobility describe a future in which electric flying vehicles are a safe, affordable, and sustainable way to travel. Aerospace & Defense Insights Aerospace Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure

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Final approach: How airports can prepare for advanced air mobility

McKinsey & Company

Advanced air mobility is becoming a reality. Airport operators need to assess the opportunity and integrate it into their planning. Aerospace & Defense Insights Aerospace

The CEO of you

Seth Godin Blog

Big company CEOs get paid ridiculous amounts of money, but the good ones also do something that most of us avoid. They make decisions. In fact, that’s pretty much the core of the job.

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Rideshares in the sky by 2024: Joby Aviation bets big on air taxis

McKinsey & Company

Joby executive Bonny Simi sees a future in which aerial ridesharing is popular, traveling between rural and urban areas is quick and easy, and the pilot workforce is much more diverse. Aerospace & Defense Insights Aerospace

How to Set Boundaries with a Chatty Colleague

Harvard Business

Six tips to reclaim your time (without alienating your coworkers). Interpersonal communication Managing yourself Interpersonal skills Difficult conversations Digital Article

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Will VoloCity transform urban transportation?

McKinsey & Company

Electric air taxis such as VoloCity, made by Germany’s Volocopter, are poised to revolutionize not just city travel but also the global mobility industry, says CEO Florian Reuter. Aerospace & Defense Insights Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Aerospace Disruptive Technology Innovation

When Your Authority Fluctuates Throughout the Day

Harvard Business

It’s a recipe for stress. Here are four strategies to help you manage. Organizational culture Wellness Personal resilience Digital Article

The new key to automotive success: Put customer experience in the driver’s seat

McKinsey & Company

Customer experience has replaced engineering prowess as carmakers’ critical battleground. Here’s how incumbent brands can effect a bold, fast transformation. Marketing & Sales Insights Customer experience & loyalty Customer lifecycle management & CRM Digital marketing

Why We Buy Products Connected to Place, People, and Past

Harvard Business

Research on why people are drawn to goods that feel artisanal and handmade. Marketing Brand management Advertising Digital Article

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

‘Speeding up everyday travel’: Lilium prepares for takeoff

McKinsey & Company

Daniel Wiegand, CEO of air-mobility company Lilium, believes that electric passenger aircraft will be commonplace by 2030. Aerospace & Defense Insights Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Transport manufacturing Aerospace Sustainability

3 Ways to Better Influence Customers

LSA Global

Less Audience Receptivity Have you noticed how much more difficult it is to gain an audience with potential buyers and then, when you do, how much less receptive they are to your messages? You are not alone.

Former Unilever CEO Paul Polman Says Aiming for Sustainability Isn’t Good Enough—The Goal Is Much Higher

Harvard Business

Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever, challenges business leaders to ask themselves if they care about the world’s problems. Business and society Business law and ethics Transparency Business ethics Social and global issues Digital Article

If We’re So Busy, Why Aren’t We Profitable?

Alan Weiss

Within organizations and with entrepreneurs, I find a huge disproportion, in that 90% of the attention is often focused on the bottom 10% of the business. You’re much better off simply eliminating that 10%. Customers aren’t “pets,” and certain functions aren’t part of your own body. Get rid of them and focus on growth and innovation, not fighting fires that can never be extinguished. Business of Consulting

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Two Conversation Tools For Professionals To Attract Clients

Forbes Leadership Strategy

If you want to attract high-paying clients, it pays to have two great tools when people ask you who you are and what you do: a defining paragraph and a defining story. Learn how to craft them and when to use them.