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How To Replace Yourself & Scale Your Consulting Business With Sarah McVanel: Podcast #238

Consulting Success

Do you want to scale your consulting business? Michael Zipursky welcomes Sarah McVanel, the President and founder of Greatness Magnified. Sarah shares that before you scale, you first need to discover if doing so will bring you joy. If you figure it will start by growing your team.

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How To Use Your Strengths To Sell and Earn More with Leslie Lyons

Consulting Matters

How can you use your strengths to land more clients and earn what you're worth? Leslie Lyons and I do a deep dive into the Enneagram tool and how to use it to sell more effectively and overcome the issues and challenges that cause us to sabotage ourselves and play small.

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To Boost Your Business, Track Your Time (Nearly All of It!)

Successful Independent Consulting

Management guru Peter Drucker once said “you can't manage what you can't measure.” I prefer to say, “Anything that’s measured can be improved.” By tracking (measuring) how you spend your time, you can increase your effectiveness, your income, and even your quality of life.

38 Smart Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Harvard Business Review

And a few to avoid. Job interviews Job search Career planning Career transitions Digital Article

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.

What Is An Entrepreneurial Consultant? (Examples & Stories)

Consulting Success

What is an entrepreneurial consultant? An entrepreneurial consultant is a business owner who provides expert advice in a particular field or industry.

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315: Linda Vettrus-Nichols—Challenged? Stuck? What If You Are In Control Of Yourself?

On the Brink Podcast

Learn how to become the person you really want to be. I met Linda Vettrus-Nichols through her lovely husband Terry Earthwind Nichols, with whom I've done two podcasts. Here is our most recent one.

How the Best Teams Keep Good Ideas Alive

Harvard Business Review

Five research-backed strategies. Collaboration and teams Inclusion and belonging Power and influence Managing people Digital Article

Investigating Career Journeys

Tom Spencer

A career is as unique as the individual. Most people I talk to, regardless of what stage they are at in their career, can connect the dots as to how they arrived at their current position.

Want to Play the No-Blame Game?

Action Plan

Have you noticed that there’s a whole lot of blame going around these days? People blaming other people, blaming companies, blaming politicians, blaming celebrities, blaming strangers, blaming anything and everything. Well, I have a little (perhaps naïve) project called the No-Blame Game.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Why Build in Web3

Harvard Business

It has the potential to unlock a more valuable internet for everyone. Digital Article

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How to Help an Employee Who Struggles with Time Management

Harvard Business Review

Seven practical steps for managers. Time management Giving feedback Underperforming employees Managing employees Stress management Developing employees Digital Article

Teamwork 101: The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Tom Spencer

Working alone, in many ways, is much simpler than working as part of a team. You only need to account for your own abilities, work style preferences, and availability.

Cognitive biases

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I always think I will need a beautifully curated list like this one which lists 50. The post Cognitive biases appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well culture Get what you want office politics Persuade and sell

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.

Why Is Project ROI So Harmful?

PM Alliance

Realizing a good return on project investments is an important metric for businesses.

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Think You Have a Great Idea? Ask These 6 Questions to Gain Perspective.

Harvard Business Review

You might not be seeing potential hurdles. Corporate strategy Collaboration and teams Product launches Innovation Managing yourself Business communication Receiving feedback Persuasion Digital Article

Why we made a data governance course

UPD Consulting

Data collected by government organizations are a public asset, and they need to be managed in ways that protect the public’s interest.

How to Turn 1-Day Training Events into 30-Day Client Engagements

Actionable

Would you consider yourself an impact-focused consultant? Most of the consultants I speak with on a weekly basis claim to be. Meaning, they aren’t just about the event in the room, they’re focused on making a true difference for the people that are in the session. If that describes you, fantastic.

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.

Inform, influence or what?

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Love this on when to influence and when to inform Love this on when. The post Inform, influence or what? appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

What If Banks Had to Disclose the Climate Impact of Their Investments?

Harvard Business Review

A proposed SEC rule could pull back the curtain on the carbon emissions of the global economy. Sustainable business practices Finance and investing Digital Article

Great Leadership from the Inside Out: Live, Love, and Lead by Conscience

Makarios Consulting

What does a great leader look like on the inside and why is it important? In this five-part series, we will be looking at “Great Leadership from the Inside Out” … because what is within you as a leader determines what comes out of your leadership. “A

Three Ways to Prepare for Remote Job Interviews

Virtual Project Consulting

The trend of doing remote interviews is on the rise. Here are three steps you can take to set yourself up for success. The post Three Ways to Prepare for Remote Job Interviews first appeared on Virtual Project Consulting.

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.

5 Leader as Leadership Coach Fails to Avoid

Organizational Talent Consulting

You have a vision for developing your team. But as a leader, the more coaching you provide, the more likely two-edge issues will happen. No matter how hard you try, true coaching complicates the leader-follower relationship.

Stop Rambling in Meetings — and Start Getting Your Message Across

Harvard Business Review

The more you say, the less people listen. Meeting management Presentation skills Managing yourself Listening skills Digital Article

3 Strategies for Managing an Understaffed Team

Harvard Business

With today’s staffing shortages, the usual solutions just won’t cut it. Employee retention Talent management Managing people Motivating people Digital Article

The 2nd Annual Consulting Firm Caption Contest! (Join in)

David A Fields

Whether you’re a long-time reader or you’ve recently started perusing these articles, you’ve probably grumbled at least once… “How can someone who combines lackluster drawing skills with groanworthy puns build such a successful consulting practice?

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.

How to manage the company tasks in Airtable

Asamby Consulting

Task management is necessary to coordinate team projects. This post explains how to manage the company tasks in Airtable and it's the second one of the series "How to build your company Operating System on Airtable".

The Semiconductor Crisis Should Change Your Long-Term Supply Chain Strategy

Harvard Business Review

To build company resilience, CEOs must prioritize relationships with suppliers. Operations and supply chain management Strategy Digital Article

Stop Procrastinating and Tackle That Big Project

Harvard Business

Three tips to help you focus on what’s important — even when you don’t want to. Personal productivity Managing yourself Personal resilience Digital Article