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One Tiny, Good Deed…and Your Consulting Firm Grows Like Wildfire!

David A Fields

There’s a behavior which, if you perform it daily, will transform your consulting firm, grow your business and improve your life. And it’s very, very simple: One extra act of kindness. (Or, Or, one act of extra kindness). That’s it. You’re going to enjoy a more successful consulting business.

What Microaggression at Work Can Teach Us About Leadership

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Microaggressions have formed a string of disturbances in workplace behaviours. Usually, microaggressions are formed from preconceived biases of people of different culture, gender and ages.

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Why Do Managers Lead with Fear?

Peter Stark

I am currently working with a manager who told his team, “If this campaign isn’t perfect when we launch, some of you will be looking for a new job.” Yikes. That’s almost as inspiring as telling your team, “Terminations will continue until morale improves.”

How to Become the Trusted Advisor to Consulting Clients with Charles Green: Podcast #196

Consulting Success

Strategic consultants help the company thrive and achieve marketing goals through identifying and analyzing business processes. That’s why this expertise is in demand in every business.

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.

Nice Article and Study on the “Additive Bias”

Steve Shu Consulting

The additive bias seems like a key reason that websites and apps in the digital world get overly complicated over time with features and elements. See more here: [link

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Simone Biles Analysis

CaseInterview.com

One of the biggest stories coming out of the Olympics has been American gymnast Simone Biles withdrawing from multiple events in Tokyo. She withdrew due to mental health concerns and not being able to identify where the ground was located during her complex aerial maneuvers.

How to build a mentorship program that actually works

Brimstone Consulting

7 Elements of an Effective Mentorship Program. Developing a mentorship program.

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A Call for the Heterogeneity Revolution in Behavioral Science

Steve Shu Consulting

This article should be on every modern behavioral science researcher’s reading list for a cohesive view of the future. It will take awhile for the community (both research and applied) to wrap our heads around elevating heterogeneity and context relative to main effects. Bryan, C.J., Tipton, E.

Workplace Challenges and Approaches

Tom Spencer

The working world can be an intimidating environment. Problems may arise with your boss, colleagues, the economy, your company’s strategy or business practices. You may have limited control over the source of the problem and little leverage to resolve it.

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!

Simone Biles, Human Being

CaseInterview.com

The other day, Simone Biles, largely considered the greatest gymnast of all time, withdrew from the team all-around competition in the Tokyo Olympics. A day later, she withdrew from the individual all-around competition as well.

Three keys to building a more skilled postpandemic workforce

McKinsey & Company

Many companies face large, and growing, skills deficits. A few companies approach skill building in a more integrated way—and are quietly gaining an edge on rivals. Insights on Organization Organization Strategy

19 Positive Thinking Quotes that Empower and Motivate Us to Succeed

Rick Conlow

These positive thinking quotes can help you change your life for the better. According to numerology the number 19 represents success and achievement. Furthermore, other sources describe the number nineteen to mean order and focus.

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276: Michael Zipursky—How Can Your Life's Journey Take You To Great Heights?

On the Brink Podcast

Hear how to understand your customers' needs, then fulfill them. It is always so enlightening to learn from other consultants how they do their jobs and how I could enhance my own consulting practice —as well as help you do the same.

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 — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — 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.

ESG’s Impact on Professional Services

Prudent Pedal

Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) “marketing” is the season’s latest trend. If you haven’t noticed, it might be a good time to start paying strategic attention because it will be impacting your firm in a significant way shortly. Why is ESG important to Professional Services? One might not think that protecting the environment, looking out for employee well-being, and ensuring financial transparency would be rife with complexity and strategic choices.

Buy now, pay later: Five business models to compete

McKinsey & Company

Financing at the point of sale may be a small share of unsecured lending in the United States today, but it’s growing fast. Banks seeking long-term growth should explore market entry, and merchants should reassess their financing offers. Insights on Financial Services Financial Services

A Shift in the Winds of Discord

The Fearless Marketer

There is no doubt about it. The year 2020 and first half 2021 have been traumatic to some degree for all of us. Let me count the ways…. Coronavirus hits in early 2020. People start to die from the virus by the thousands. The president downplays the pandemic over and over again.

Retrofitting purpose in professional services firms

The Source

Ever since Simon Sinek scribbled his “golden circle” on a flipchart at a TED talk in 2009, the business world has been infatuated with purpose. Most of us had been focused on the what and the how of our business, Sinek told us. We needed to focus on the why.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Build Repeatability into Your Business by Becoming Metrics Driven w/Amos Schwartzfarb from Techstars Ep#112

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Amos Schwartzfarb has been building businesses since the 90's. Now, he's the Managing Director at Techstars, investing in early stage businesses and helping them find repeatability.

COVID-19 and education: The lingering effects of unfinished learning

McKinsey & Company

US states and districts have the opportunity to not only help students catch up on unfinished learning from the pandemic but also tackle long-standing historical inequities in education. Public & Social Sector Insights Education

Recruiting ideas

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I’m looking at recruitment for a new book. 19 recruiting metrics you should know. The post Recruiting ideas appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well recruitment

A bottom-up approach to sustainability

The Source

On the 11th June, the world’s most powerful people descended on the sleepy seaside village of Carbis Bay in picturesque Cornwall, as the town played host to the 47th annual summit of the G7. Two topics dominated the agenda: climate change, and the global economic recovery from COVID-19.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Staying Visible When Your Team Is in the Office…But You’re WFH

Harvard Business

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How enterprise architects need to evolve to survive in a digital world

McKinsey & Company

Enterprise architects still have an important role to play at large incumbents, but they need to evolve in three ways. Digital Insights Digital strategy and organization IT architecture IT infrastructure

Businesspeople Aren’t Like Politicians; Thank Goodness

Martinka Consulting

You only have to read the headlines to realize there’s very little political collaboration these days. And that’s within the two parties as well as between them. The ends of the spectrums are the noisiest and yet all surveys say most people aren’t radical left or radical right. Could you see if our businesses were like that? We wouldn’t be in business. The buy-sell industry is very collaborative.

“Make the sign bigger!”

Seth Godin Blog

Actually, the sign will never be big enough. Make the announcement louder. Make the logo bigger. Call more people on the phone to sell them an extended warranty. Send more emails. Hustle harder. None of it works. The problem with the fountain isn’t that they didn’t make a big enough sign.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.