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Consulting Firm Owners, Read This First

David A Fields

Sometimes we consulting firm owners make assumptions and those turn out to be wildly inaccurate. Like thinking our most recent project applies to the next client, presuming an uber-complex analysis takes only three days, or figuring no one will notice if we swap the chocolate covered cherries with brown marbles. In my case, I made … Continued.

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Why your flat organizational structure limits your success

Asamby Consulting

Flat vs tall organizational structures When your business grows, you add more people to the team. If you don't add a management team, you'll automatically grow a flat organization. Everybody in the firm is reporting to you. What are the problems with a flat structure. What are the benefits of a flat vs a tall organizational structure. In this blog post, we will examine What a flat structure is What a tall structure is The pros and cons of both and How to make a flat organization work Let's go.

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What Has the Pandemic Done for You?

Chad Barr

My clients, Richard Citrin and Michael Couch , have thought-provoking conversations with great thought leaders on their Leadership Café show. One of the questions they often ask is: “What has the pandemic done for you?” First, I want to acknowledge the dreadful conditions and deaths the pandemic has brought to millions around the world.

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Moving a Family Business Beyond the Founder’s Vision

Harvard Business

How the next generation can embrace the future — while respecting the past.

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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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Is there a word for that?

Seth Godin Blog

Experts have a word for it. If it’s important, conceptual or frequently discussed, there’s probably a domain-based word that experts understand. The precision of a special vocabulary allows them to do better work. But… Just because someone knows the word for it doesn’t mean that they understand, or that they’re a useful expert.

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Outsourcing is a sure bet for financial services in 2023

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Today’s business climate is creating a difficult balancing act for CX leaders. On one hand, they’re looking to provide customers with excellent service while providing omnichannel engagement in customers’ preferred channels. On the other hand, hiring skilled labor and retaining a trained workforce continues to be challenging in the current market. These opposing criteria can strain contact center operations and effect their ability to provide customer service at the desired level.

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To Avoid DEI Backlash, Focus on Changing Systems — Not People

Harvard Business

Five strategies to get buy-in from DEI skeptics and supporters alike.

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Q4 2022 Writing Workshop Open for Registration

Johanna Rothman

Do you struggle with writing? You'd like to write more and faster, but things are just not working for you. I can help. Free Your Inner Nonfiction Writer is out everywhere, in ebook and paper. That means I've redone all the videos for my Free Your Inner Writer workshop. I have just three openings remaining for the Q4 2022 workshop. If you want to write easier and faster, read the book.

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3 Stages of a Successful Digital Transformation

Harvard Business

You have to walk before you can run.

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Savings Consultants Are Needed in Today's Market More Than Ever

Savings Consultants are needed in today’s market more than ever. With an increase in expenses, businesses are looking for opportunities to save. Often unknown to businesses are savings in expense reduction, specialized tax savings, specialized savings including medical underpayments, health benefits cost reduction, zero cost processing, and more. Blue Coast Savings, with over 20 years in business, assists Savings Consultants in helping these companies move toward more profitable businesses.

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4 Tactics that Backfire When Dealing with a Difficult Colleague

Harvard Business

Suppressing your emotions doesn’t work. Neither does starting a flame war.