Fri.Feb 16, 2024

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What Skills Do Firms Want in Aspiring Consultants?

Tom Spencer

The role of a consultant is dynamic and complex, requiring a unique blend of skills that go beyond pure technical proficiency. In this 2-part article, I will outline the 5 key skills of an effective consultant, then discuss how to hone and highlight these skills. Being a consultant is no easy feat, and almost every successful consultant is characterised by competent mastery of the following 5 key skills — problem solving, leadership, data and quantitative skills, teamwork, and communication.

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The Future of Marketing Is Intergenerational

Harvard Business

Older consumers can’t just be an afterthought for brands — but that doesn’t mean just shifting the focus from one generation to another.


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60 Seconds of Johanna’s WIP for February 16, 2024

Johanna Rothman

This is from a short mystery story. Enjoy! The Transcript: I’m Johanna Rothman, and this is 60 Seconds of Johanna’s WIP for February 16, 2024, where I read an excerpt of just a minute of some writing in progress. This excerpt is from a short mystery story. The food court buzzed with happy diners, eating their mall Chinese, mall pizza, and mall popcorn.

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Why the Tech Industry Won’t Disrupt Health Care

Harvard Business

At first glance, it looks like health care in the United States is ripe for disruption. Digital technology advances have the power to help address the shortcomings of care delivery: It costs too much, its quality isn’t what it could and should be, and millions of people live hundreds of miles from the nearest hospital and/or don’t have a primary care doctor.

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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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Embassies Collaborating with US Business Experts

Business Consulting Agency

In an era marked by interconnected economies and global business opportunities, embassies worldwide play a pivotal role in fostering economic relationships between their respective countries and the United States. Leveraging the expertise of US business consultants through business consulting services can significantly enhance the effectiveness of these diplomatic efforts, providing valuable support for countries, businesses, and investors looking to enter the US market.

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Trading trust

Seth Godin Blog

The Brookings Institution did a fascinating survey series over the last five years. I have two takeways from this: The first is that focused and persistent propaganda is able to shift public opinion about institutions they don’t have direct interaction with. The more important one is this: Many companies, particularly tech ones, are deliberately trading trust for short-term profits.

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