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Work-Life Balance: Does it exist in consulting?

Management Consulted

Work-Life balance can be a determining factor in what job or role one chooses to do. Do you wonder about work-life balance in consulting? One person says it’s amazing, frequently eating at fine restaurants and jet-setting every other weekend. Another … Continue Reading. The post Work-Life Balance: Does it exist in consulting? appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting jobs life as a consultant management consulting new consultant

Has the MBA become Redundant for a Career in Consulting?

Tom Spencer

“There was a doctor from Boston and a lawyer from Chicago, a philosopher from Australia and an engineer from France. There were people who had Ph.D.’s s in mathematics, sociology and astronautics.

Social media is good … newsletters are better … here are 8 reasons why

Rod Burkert

So, does your website speak the right lingo ? You know how you want to feel when you land on someone’s website. Do you think your audience feels that way when they land on yours? I hope our last conversation spurred you to take another look. On to this week.

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A Common Problem for Consulting Firm Rainmakers is Easy to Fix

David A Fields

Mentally transport yourself back in time 50 years to Princeton, New Jersey; a sleepy, college town that’s fertile ground for consulting firms. It’s easy to imagine yourself and a few colleagues walking off a satisfying, business lunch along the town’s shopping district.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Leadership Consulting Interview with Nick Craig: Podcast #76

Consulting Success

When you get a good client and it’s a big engagement which is going to go on for a while, what happens is that your ability to deliver as well as run the business starts to eat away at you. At some point, you realize that you’re going to have to include other people in the game.

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Planning in an agile organization

McKinsey

Agile organizations rely on an innovative mix of stable and dynamic elements to bring planning up to speed with their fast-paced needs. Digital Insights

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Picking Among Consulting Offers

Tom Spencer

When fortunate enough to have more than one consulting offer, a common sentiment is to go for the firm that is more prestigious or pays the most (oftentimes those go hand and hand). However, I always recommend that anyone who gets more than one consulting offer should think beyond prestige and pay.

Disruption in consulting—still on the cards?

The Source

In the five years since the Harvard Business Review published its article, Consulting on the Cusp of Disruption, the term “disruption” has continually been on consultants’ lips.

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Delusions vs. Goals

CaseInterview.com

One of my former bosses had a great quote that I really like. The difference between a goal and a delusion is the deadline.”. That resonated with me. I’ve since modified it slightly to read as follows: “The difference between a goal and a delusion is the existence of a plan.”.

Private markets come of age

McKinsey

McKinsey’s annual review reveals an expanding and developing industry. Insights on Private Equity & Principal Investors

Good Work

Strategy+Business

People today want to do "good work." They want to have intrinsically rewarding experiences and make a contribution that fits with their values.

Nicola Linkleter, Previously President of Professional Staffing at Adecco UK

The Source

Most of the women we’ve interviewed as part of our Women in Professional Services programme have faced a career-defining moment at some point in their lives.

How Can You Be More Creative?

The More Clients Blog

Is it true that some people are more creative than others? And even if that’s true, can less creative people be more creative? More importantly, can YOU be more creative? These are important questions that smart people have been asking for millennia. So, of course, I’m going to answer them! But first we need to define creativity: It’s simple: “The use of imagination or original ideas; the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like.”.

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Who wins in a 5G world?

McKinsey

In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Simon London speaks with McKinsey senior partners Ferry Grijpink and Philipp Nattermann—ahead of the headline telecommunications conference Mobile World Congress (MWC)—about how telcos can prepare to be winners in the fifth-generation (5G) race.

Will long-term transformations threaten the consulting industry’s ability to hire top graduates?

Tom Spencer

Graduates flock to the consulting industry for the opportunity to work on interesting cases, get experience across a variety of industries, and build a valuable professional skill-set. But there’s an emerging threat to this value proposition, and it’s coming from within.

Globalisation + China = Good news for the consulting industry

The Source

I recently attended a lecture at the London School of Economics on the subject of globalisation: “The crisis of the liberal order”, to be precise. The main gist of the talk was to put the uncertainty and worrying trends of the current political climate into perspective.

The Roadmapping Horror Story

Kai Davis

They were a dream lead for my business. We met and I told them the first steps of working together: a paid Roadmapping Session. We’d talk about their goals for their website, how they were dissatisfied with their current site, and what new features they wanted. Payment awaited me at their office.

Seven essential elements of a lifelong-learning mind-set

McKinsey

In a rapidly changing workplace, employees need to keep learning to remain relevant and in demand. Seven practices can help them be mindful in their career path and achieve success. Insights on Organization

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Five Ways Companies Can Give People a Good Work Experience

Strategy+Business

Workers today want careers that fit their values, are enjoyable, and contribute to society. Here's what business leaders can do to deliver on this idea of "good work." For further insights, read "Good Work

How To Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

Henry DeVries

To attract high-paying clients, the number one strategy is public speaking. Therefore, it pays to find ways to overcome the natural fear of public speaking

About Your Homepage…

Kai Davis

Here’s a quick exercise for you, my friend: Open up a new browser window. In one tab, open your own website’s homepage. In the other tab, open your own website’s about page. Now, read each page in turn. (If If you don’t have a website for your business, may I suggest [[link].

Derisking machine learning and artificial intelligence

McKinsey

The added risk brought on by the complexity of machine-learning models can be mitigated by making well-targeted modifications to existing validation frameworks. Risk Insights

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Five Ways Companies Can Give People a Good Work Experience

Strategy+Business

Workers today want careers that fit their values, are enjoyable, and contribute to society. Here's what business leaders can do to deliver on this idea of "good work." For further insights, read "Good Work

Use Influencer Marketing Like The PGA Tour And Darius Rucker

Henry DeVries

What makes a good choice for a brand ambassador? The PGA TOUR has stepped up its influencer marketing game with the announcement that three-time GRAMMY Award winner Darius Rucker is now the official brand ambassador for the organization

Three Trends Changing the Way We Work

MBO Partners

Emerging technologies, changing worker preferences, a strong economy, and a tight job market have converged to shape the current workforce landscape. Here are three trends disrupting the way we work

Rewriting the rules in retail banking

McKinsey

Four important trends are changing the terms of success in retail banking. Banks need to act now to develop new skills. Insights on Financial Services

One Word Can Make the Difference

Peter Stark

In the business of leadership, one word can make the difference. As a leader, you have one goal. And that goal is to build relationships with people who are highly motivated to move in the direction that you and the organization are going. So, how can just one word make a big difference?

Good Work

Strategy+Business

People today want to do "good work." They want to have intrinsically rewarding experiences and make a contribution that fits with their values.

Should Lies Be Part of Your Sales Negotiation Strategy?

LSA Global

Lies and Sales Negotiation Strategy. How often do you think lies have been a part of your sales negotiation strategy – either implicitly, explicitly, on your side or on the other side of the table? Should they be? Are lies effective in the short term?

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Eurozone unemployment falls to a ten-year low

McKinsey

McKinsey’s latest Global Economics Intelligence report reveals a postcrisis high in eurozone employment, brightening the 2019 outlook. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

Building Business Credit for a Small Business: 3 Steps to Take

MBO Partners

Build business credit for your small business by following these three essential steps

70:20:10

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: 70:20:10 Experience: Exposure: Education explained. The post 70:20:10 appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well training

Are the Best Company Cultures Internally or Externally Focused?

LSA Global

Best Company Cultures. The best company cultures attract and retain top talent while simultaneously making it easy to execute their business strategy.