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How to Overcome Your Consulting Prospects’ Fear (So They’ll Call You Back)

David A Fields

With a sigh and subtle shake of your head, you send one more outreach email to Pippi Burntkernels, the co-founder and COO of Plumper Popcorn, Inc.

5 Shifts to Instantly Increase Your Consulting Success and Impact

Consulting Matters

The cold, hard facts about the consulting profession is that most change efforts fail. The failure has little to do with the quality of our project plans or recommended message points. Failure has everything do with ineffective change leadership at the top.

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Why Ping-Pong Post-It Notes Are Bad For You

Markovitz Consulting

One of my clients, a physician in an academic medical center, has been struggling with her personal kanban.

Authority vs. Influence

CaseInterview.com

When most people think of power, they think of the person in the conference room with the most authority. Formal authority comes from decision-making power and control over resources. If you’re a member of the board, you have power because you must approve my operating budget for the fiscal year.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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One Big Key to Attracting More Clients

The More Clients Blog

Every week in my group program I coach the participants on one or more of the 8 Marketing Keys to Attracting More Clients. This coming Thursday, I’ll be presenting a webinar with a scintillating outline of these 8 Keys. Reserve your space here.

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More Trending

Want more consulting clients? Here's how to find them.

Consulting Matters

Do you want more consulting clients? Of course you do. Let me tell you one way that you're NOT going to get them: trying to be everything to everybody. I know you have a lot of things you're great at and you don't want to have to choose between all the ways you can help your clients.

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What is Consulting? Is Management Consulting a Good Fit for You?

Tom Spencer

What is Consulting? Many of us have heard the term consulting before, whether it comes up in a chat with friends about making money or just throwing around the term loosely when trying to come up with an entrepreneurial idea. What does consulting actually mean and is consulting right for you?

179: Clarissa Silva—Ready To Find Love In A Whole New Way?

On the Brink Podcast

Learn how you can really, really find your soul mate! This is a podcast that everyone should pay attention to. Our guest is Clarissa Silva, the founder of Your Happiness Hypothesis (H20) Method.

The case for accelerating financial inclusion in black communities

McKinsey

A lack of financial inclusion for black Americans exists at every level of the financial system. Understanding the sources of exclusion is the first step to fixing the system. Public Sector Insights

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!

We’re exciting and innovative, just like everyone else

The Source

“Welcome to BrainSpace, our firm’s climate-controlled, digitally-enabled, hands-on immersive innovation environment. Take a seat—any of the beanbag chairs is fine. Or stay standing, that might be more innovative. Our Innovationeers are just preparing the VR headset for you to play with.

Everyone’s A Coach at Times

Alan Weiss

We’ve all been coaches, formally or informally, and we’ve all been coached. I don’t see coaching as a “discipline” that requires a certificate or a certain model.

180: Jacqueline Kibler—Want To Grow? Take A Good Hard Look At Your Culture

On the Brink Podcast

Learn how to change so you can really grow! Jackie Kibler brings to our listeners a fresh perspective on how to run a business, just better.

Enhancing the tech backbone

McKinsey

By making the right investments in this foundational asset, industrial companies will be better positioned to take advantage of next-generation, data-driven tech solutions. Advanced Electronics Insights

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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.

Using Conversation to Shape Your Future: Interview with Aviv Shahar

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

In this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast , we're joined by Aviv Shahar: author of 'Create New Futures' and founder of Aviv Consulting. Aviv was born and raised in Israel, and was originally trained to fly supersonic jets in the Israeli Airforce.

Will strategy consultants (again) be the masters of the universe?

The Source

Thirty years ago, a documentary about consulting aired. Titled, in an even-handed sort of way, “Masters of the Universe”, it purported to lift the curtain on the consulting industry, with predictably unedifying results.

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Four Ps Of Marketing At AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Despite No Tiger Woods

Henry DeVries

The 2020 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am conquered the four Ps of marketing, was a financial success and provided a great lesson for those who want to attract high-paying clients

A new management science for technology delivery

McKinsey

Data and analytics can drive continuous improvement, enable better-informed resourcing decisions, and provide insight into supply and demand factors affecting technology investments. Insights on Financial Services

25 Team Leadership Quotes that Inspire Greatness

Rick Conlow

Team leadership is a precious skill. However, teams in organizations are like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. They work and make progress. Then, boom, they materialize into a nightmare. Everyone talks about the importance of “team” so it has become a worn out cliché.

Working Parents, Give Yourself Permission to Recharge

Harvard Business

And how to do it. Managing yourself Stress Work-life balance Digital Article

Why Making Money Is Killing Your Business

Henry DeVries

If you have mastered the art of attracting high-paying clients, you need to take the next step. That higher step is to have your business make money without you. If it can, you own a business. If it cannot, you own a job

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A 2040 vision for the US power industry: Evaluating two decarbonization scenarios

McKinsey

To get a sense of how far and how fast the United States is likely to reduce power-sector emissions, watch PJM, the country’s largest system. Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

Even Adults Need Adult Supervision

Martinka Consulting

Running a small business is easy. Having a small business as an absentee owner is a piece of cake. The employees can operate the business without adult, i.e. owner, supervision. The above are all myths of small business and here’s an example: In the mid-1990’s at a Chamber of Commerce meeting I met the owner of a new auto service center in Kirkland. We hit it off, started taking our cars there (as did numerous family members and friends), got great service, honest pricing, etc.

“So far”/”Not yet”

Seth Godin Blog

What to do in the face of failure? What happens when you’ve done your best and it still doesn’t get the review, close the sale or win the race?

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Business Intuition Market-sizing & Guesstimate 2.0

Management Consulting Prep

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Winning the race for talent: A road map for the automotive industry

McKinsey

A new survey provides insight about attracting and retaining top talent in the automotive industry. Automotive & Assembly Insights

Facilitating a Large Group through Organizational Change

Leadership Vision Consulting

Today on the podcast, Brian and Linda Schubring talk about a unique opportunity we had to lead a keynote workshop and keynote facilitation at a conference with one of our enterprise clients. This episode demonstrates how we help large groups navigate challenging topics through the lens of Strengths.

Wasting it

Seth Godin Blog

When you bought your first smartphone, did you know you would spend more than 1,000 hours a year looking at it? Months later, can you remember how you spent those hours?

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How Coronavirus Could Impact the Global Supply Chain by Mid-March

Harvard Business

Supplies from China will dry up, slowing manufacturing and port activity worldwide. Operations management Economy Supply chain Digital Article