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How to build prospect trust into your marketing

Rod Burkert

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Handling Pressure – top tips for when things heat up

The Management Centre

We all have busy days at work. We all have bad days at work. And sometimes the pressure can be a bit too much. We asked participants at our last Managing Multiple Priorities course what they did to handle pressure and stay productive. Here are their top ten tips: 1. Be prepared.

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6 Tips to Grow Your Consultancy in 2020

Management and IT Consulting

No matter what size your Consulting firm is you need a solid growth plan in 2020 in order to meet future goals. Here are 6 Tips from Consulting experts designed to help your firm grow

Shorter Hours Is the Kaizen Mindset

Markovitz Consulting

Are businesses finally starting to question the assumption that more hours at the office equals more value for the customer? Back in November, I mentioned that the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal both ran articles on the productivity benefits of reduced work hours. Not to be outdone, NPR reported that Microsoft Japan moved to a four-day workweek this summer while increasing productivity by 40%. Last week the Wall Street Journal hit the topic again.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Don’t Hide Bad News in Times of Crisis

Harvard Business

Transparency is crucial — even if your reputation takes a short-term hit. Crisis communication Leadership Organizational culture Digital Article

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Branding And Naming Strategies That Help Win Consulting Business With Dave Ramos: Podcast #128

Consulting Success

Business branding is such an essential part of setting up a company because this is what’ll set you apart from all the other firms running in the same industry as you are. Your branding is the public face of your company, so it has to present as strong enough to carry the weight of all.

McKinsey Middle East Careers

Management Consulted

Consultant Interview: How one consultant aced the McKinsey interview, broke in, and broke out again Are you interested in understanding more about McKinsey careers – from the McKinsey case interview to the difference between McKinsey offices in the Middle East?… … Read Article.

5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cyber Attacks

Tom Spencer

In the modern world, your data is more valuable than your device. If you lose your iPhone or laptop, you can replace them within 24 hours. If you lose your data, you may never get it back. From a young age your mother should be telling you not just to clean your teeth but also to “protect the data!”,

The Corona Virus for Small Businesses

Consultant Journal

How should small business owners manage the corona virus, aka COVID-19 ? It’s a question on the minds of many entrepreneurs, as Fortune 500 companies announce new protocols for travel, meetings and even use of coffee cups.

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

Indecision

CaseInterview.com

When you’re faced with two options where you know that one option will be good and the other bad, it’s useful to take the time to analyze and determine which one is which. However, many times in your life and career, you’ll face options that are far more ambiguous.

182:  Lisa Caputo—Smashing The Myths Of What Women Can Accomplish

On the Brink Podcast

Hear how women can build better businesses that thrive! I was hunting around for leading women in the financial services sector as I was writing my book about exceptional women smashing the myths of what women can and cannot do.

How to Interpret Charts During Case Interviews

Tom Spencer

A vast portion of a management consultant’s career is spent analyzing data, summarizing information, extracting insights, and helping to convert knowledge to action.

In disruptive times, the power comes from people: An interview with Eric Schmidt

McKinsey

As we enter a new golden age of technological innovation, nurturing talent will become more critical, according to the former chairman of Alphabet. Digital Insights

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.

Report from Social Media Marketing World

The More Clients Blog

I’ve been at the humungous business conference, Social Media Marketing World since Sunday. There, I’ve been absorbing ideas like a sponge and I’d like to share a few insights.

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Pre-Existing Knowledge

CaseInterview.com

When you’re trying to explain a complex idea to someone, it’s extremely helpful to explain your new idea using terms, concepts, or ideas that the other person already understands.

How to play Remote CoWorking

Kai Davis

Remote work is on the upswing because check notes the world is facing a pandemic, and you’ve barricaded yourself inside your home. Your friend Kai is here with a few recommendations for ‘Remote CoWorking,’ the perfect thing to keep you productive and, most importantly, sane in these trying times.

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The future of work in Turkey

McKinsey

New research looks closer at the impact of automation, artificial intelligence, and digital technologies on Turkey’s talent transformation and future workforce. Future of Work

Why a Corporate Training Strategy is a Valuable Onboarding Investment

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Onboarding new employees is a massive investment for your company. Employees who have a great onboarding experience are nearly 70% more likely to stay with their employers for at least three years, making professional training firms well-worth the investment. culture training retention

Estimation question & market sizing in case interview

Management Consulting Prep

Even the brightest candidate doesn't completely believe in his or her ability to remember. Therefore, taking note is essential in reminding you of your "map" through case interview and important information.

New managers – watch out for these common mistakes!

The Management Centre

In this video we introduce two of the common mistakes made by new managers, and how to avoid them. For further information on management skills and tools, take a look at the Emerging Managers Programme. The post New managers – watch out for these common mistakes!

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Products and platforms: Is your technology operating model ready?

McKinsey

Forming an integrated technology model creates value but can be hard to do. The right approach centers teams on tech products and platforms, focuses them on business goals, and helps them prioritize technology work. Digital Insights

181: Valerio Pascotto and Amit Raikar—Yes Change Is Painful But It's Necessary!

On the Brink Podcast

Learn how to see the future through a fresh lens ! As you might know, we are setting up leadership academies and personal development programs for our SAMC clients in all types of industries.

Estimation example & tips with mental math

Management Consulting Prep

Estimation question & market sizing in case interview. The post Estimation example & tips with mental math appeared first on Management Consulting Prep. Case Interview Case Interview Tips & Techniques

Collaboration

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I’ve been thinking a lot about the burden that a stated corporate value around. The post Collaboration appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Make no sound like yes Manage others Manage yourself

India’s chemical industry: Unleashing the next wave of growth

McKinsey

The chemical industry in India is positioned to capitalize on near-term opportunities. How private players map their priorities could shape the future of the industry and contribute to trade performance. Chemicals Insights

Thoughts on a virus

Seth Godin Blog

I’ve been studying digital media “viruses” for more than 20 years, and much of what we have discovered about them comes from the analogy to epidemiology and the behavior of real viruses.

Details, Details, Details, and Ambiguity

Martinka Consulting

The attorney looked at the audience and said, “Make sure you understand everything in your agreements. If there are any ambiguities, they will come back on you, not your attorney.” This was many years ago when said attorney and I were on a panel together. Wise words, aren’t they? I will never forget them. I thought of this the other day when an exit planning client told me about a dispute over a distribution agreement with another company.

Do You Have a Win at all Costs Culture?

LSA Global

Win at all Costs Culture. Winning matters. Everybody loves a winner. Whether competing at sports or at the “game” of business, the goal is to win. But at what cost? How much are you willing to sacrifice to win? Your integrity, your reputation, your livelihood, your freedom? The Influence of Culture.