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Your Consulting Firm Can Easily Reel In Larger Projects. Here’s How

David A Fields

Your consulting firm could be working on larger, juicier, more profitable projects. We’ve often seen firms double or triple their average project size. Achieving that goal may not be as distant or difficult as you’d think.

314: George Swisher—What Can AI Do To Help Your Company Change?

On the Brink Podcast

Hear how your organization should embrace change to grow. George Swisher is a former marketing entrepreneur and management consultant. He has a 15-year track record of improving company performance and shifting cultures to effective change management.

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4 Tips on Efficient Resource Allocation in a Multi-Project Environment

Epicflow Blog

Allocating the right resources to the right tasks at the right time is not an easy task. But if you have a dozen or even dozens of projects in the pipeline, the complexity of this task increases exponentially. .

How To Pivot From Pair of Hands To Sought-After Expert with Dianna Denney

Consulting Matters

Get ready for on-air coaching on pivoting your brand and business from pair of hands to sought-after expert with my guest Dianna Deeney.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

In This Current Crisis, Will You Lead Or Stick Your Head In The Sand?

Simon Associates

Corporations have largely remained silent since the leak of a draft opinion suggesting that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

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Use Deliveries to Offer New Decision Points for Tactics and Strategy

Johanna Rothman

We often think that finishing a story from the backlog is “just” tactical. However, the more often we deliver in short feedback loops, the more often we can make strategic decisions. Finishing a story creates a new decision point, for both the product and the corporate strategy.

The Study of Mistakes

CaseInterview.com

When I was in school, my strongest subjects were in STEM — science and math specifically. In high school, I was required to study history. In college, I was required to study philosophy or some other humanities subject.

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How Business Intelligence Aids Business Decision Making

Tom Spencer

The business world of the 21 st century has grown and advanced so fast, that it is difficult to run a company without business intelligence to assess where one stands against the competition.

The Key to Retaining Young Workers? Better Onboarding.

Harvard Business Review

Ten ways employers can create jobs young people actually want to grow in. Diversity and inclusion Workplace discrimination Age and generational issues Onboarding Developing employees Hiring and recruitment Digital Article

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Last Chance! You Don't Want To Miss This Incredible Opportunity To Propel Women Forward

On the Brink

In two days, hundreds of us will come together to change the world of work for women at the Rethinking and Accelerating Diversity and Women’s Leadership in Business Forum. The speakers are incredible and what we will accomplish will be groundbreaking. Listen, learn, share, connect. See you there.

4 Ways Task Duration Estimates Prepare Your Project for Success

PM Alliance

Every project team wants to make their next initiative a resounding success, but sometimes the wheels start coming off while things are still in the planning stage. Incomplete processes and missed steps can make it difficult to develop a workable plan and then execute on that plan.

Critical Analysis Skills can put you a Step Ahead

Tom Spencer

The current era is one of innovation and transformation in which new discoveries are constantly being made. This is occurring in all fields of knowledge, but some are making more progress than others.

When Trust Takes Away from Effective Collaboration

Harvard Business Review

In some cases, building trust can slow down and even hamper progress. Collaboration and teams Behavioral science Office politics Digital Article

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Executive Coaching: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential

Organizational Talent Consulting

Sometimes it is easy to spot the difference between a leadership bad habit and a good one. Take communication. While ineffective leaders avoid difficult conversations and blame their teams when issues don't go away, effective leaders know their responsibility is to lean in with vulnerability.

8 Ways to Strengthen Your Intellectual Capital Agenda to Drive Growth

Prudent Pedal

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The ones who didn’t help

Seth Godin Blog

If 2% of a population takes coordinated action, it makes a difference. If 5% do, it can change everything. This simple math also means that most people rarely do anything. Perhaps they don’t care. Perhaps they’re afraid to speak up and commit.

Approach Your Personal Brand Like a Project Manager

Harvard Business Review

Identify your compelling purpose, ambitious objectives, realistic timeline, and clear deliverables. Personal brand Personal strategy and style Managing yourself Careers Professional networks Digital Article

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

When should a startup hire a COO

Asamby Consulting

There comes the time where you as the CEO need to step back from operative work and become more strategic. Bringing in a COO can support that step. But how do you know when it's time to hire a COO? Read in this blog post what the best time is to bring this position in.

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Are you losing your readers at hello?

The Source

Picture the scene: You’re on your favourite wine merchant’s website, looking to buy a few bottles of wine. You find the perfect bottle and click “add to basket”. A form pops up asking you to fill in a list of personal details.

What’s Your Slogan?

Chad Barr

I recently received, what seemed to look like, a robotext on my phone from one of the political parties asking me to participate in a zoom call featuring a representative from the State Board of Education.

Are You Tracking the Customer Service Metrics That Really Count?

Harvard Business Review

Don’t just focus on tactical, operational goals. Ask what your customers are actually experiencing — and continuously push for improvement. Customer service Customer experience Customer strategy Digital Article

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

“…somebody else will.”

Seth Godin Blog

This is a great excuse for racing to the bottom. Corporations with power go ahead and take advantage of customers. “Well, if we don’t do it, a competitor will.” ” The public markets don’t require companies to throw out their principles to succeed.

You Don’t Need A Third Party to Prove You’re An Expert

Alan Weiss

Have you ever been asked for help by someone and you possessed sufficient experience and familiarity to help them? Were they helped and improved as you provided feedback and encouragement? If the answers to both of these questions is “yes,” congratulations, you’re a coach. If that’s insufficient because you require some kind of diploma, award, certification, or public acclimation, just send me $100,000 and I’ll get it to you.

4 Field-Tested Steps to Organize Talent as a CPO

LSA Global

The Role of Chief People Officers (CPOs) In essence, CPOs are responsible for attracting, developing, engaging, and retaining the top talent required for the business to meet its strategic objectives in a way that makes sense for the people AND the business. Not an easy task in the best of times.

How to Build Strong Business Relationships — Remotely

Harvard Business Review

Researchers talked to managers around the globe about how the pandemic affected their ability to develop new connections. Virtual teams International business Collaboration and teams Digital Article

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Resilient markets

Seth Godin Blog

The “free market” is a bit of a myth. Other than some board games, it doesn’t exist in real life. We eagerly regulate things like dangerous goods, fraud, insider trading, the warranty of merchantability, trademarks, dumping poison in the water supply, selling heroin to kids, etc.

Digital strategy vs. digital transformation: 3 ways to make both work for your brand

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There’s no denying the integral role a strong digital strategy plays in a brand’s success. The thoughtful use of digital technologies can bring great competitive advantages: better customer experience, improved employee experience, and long-term bottom-line benefits.

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What Stops Employees from Applying for Internal Roles

Harvard Business Review

Research has identified three main barriers: awareness, access, and support. Employee retention Human resource management Developing employees Career coaching Hiring and recruitment Talent management Digital Article