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The Conundrum Facing Every Consulting Firm, Including Yours

David A Fields

Your consulting firm will periodically face a conundrum: should you look for more clients who want what your firm provides, or should you pivot your firm to provide what clients seem to want?

Is Consulting The Best Lifestyle Business? (The Lifestyle & Business Triangle)

Consulting Success

Do you want to build a lifestyle business? Consulting businesses can be the BEST type of lifestyle business. At Consulting Success®, we believe that your business should be in alignment with what success looks like to YOU.

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Four Types of Superpowers for Consultants and Coaches

Consulting Matters

Are you ready to find your superpower? Even though you've taken personality tests and can easily list your strengths, you may still be unclear about what you do that makes you unique and intensely valuable to the people you want to serve.

Internal Strategy: Lessons Learned (1 of 2)

Tom Spencer

I initially started out my career in management consulting, exited to an internal strategy team in industry, and pivoted back to consulting.

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.

Leadership: finding your style

The Management Centre

Managing a team and maintaining – or even upgrading – their performance is a big, time consuming job, however experienced you are. Supervision sessions, coaching, advice, support all take up big chunks of your time – time away from your ‘own’ work.

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How the fashion industry can get into a metaverse mindset

McKinsey

Shoppers, particularly those in Gen Z, are spending more time online and exploring the possibilities of the metaverse. Here’s what fashion and luxury players need to know about this emerging frontier. Retail Insights Retail & Consumer Goods Retail environments Digital Consumer insights

7 Step Process to Create a Great LinkedIn Profile

Tom Spencer

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with nearly 800 million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. It is also the oldest of the major social media networks, being launched in May 2003, nine months before Facebook.

How and When to Use Timeboxes, Iterations, and Sprints to be Most Effective

Johanna Rothman

A colleague unfamiliar with lifecycles or agility asked, “How can we use sprints in this approach?” ” and pointed to a phase-gate approach with documentation deliverables after each phase. It looked just like the serial lifecycle in the image on the left.

The Key To Diversity & Inclusion In Consulting With Michael Bach: Podcast #232

Consulting Success

Diversity and inclusion are two things that are becoming important in today’s business world. Reaching these goals often means changing things for the better. Michael Zipursky talks to Michael Bach, the head of CCDI Consulting, to find out more.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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How COVID-19 caused a global learning crisis

McKinsey

The pandemic has taken a substantial toll on students’ academic progress as well as on their mental health. School systems can respond across multiple horizons to help students get back on track. Insights on Education Education

How to Communicate More Successfully with your Manager

Tom Spencer

Your manager is arguably one of the most important people you will engage with during a summer internship. Your manager may be assigning deliverables, connecting you with colleagues, and answering your questions.

Learn How Bold Women And Men Are Transforming The Place Of Women In Business

On the Brink

It's almost here! The 2nd annual Rethinking and Accelerating Diversity and Women’s Leadership in Business Forum, sponsored by the Women Business Collaborative and Rethinking Women. Please join us May 11th from 11:00am-2:30pm ET and bring along others who will love the conversation.

309: Kim Graham Lee—How To Build A Culture Where Men And Women Truly Support Each Other

On the Brink Podcast

Hear how to build a culture that values men and women. T here are times when you are fortunate to meet exceptional women. Kim Graham Lee is one wonderful woman who is moving in a very important direction — how to build allyship for men and women.

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.

Using machine learning to improve student success in higher education

McKinsey

Deploying machine learning and advanced analytics thoughtfully and to their full potential may support improvements in student access, success, and the overall student experience. Insights on Education Education

Technology Gets Old One Day at a Time: Broken Blog Feeds and What You Missed

Johanna Rothman

Technology gets old. While we know that intellectually, we might not know it as it pertains to us. Here's a story about how technology changes one day at a time and everything is okay—until it's not. Don't want the long sad story? Go to Here's What You Missed.). A Short History of My Site.

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Virtual Organizations, Hybrid Organizations, And The Most Amazing Workplaces For Tomorrow?

On the Brink

For the past 24 months, we have been operating in a virtual environment for the most part. We have all had experiences trying to work this way, good, bad or indifferent.

Tips to Streamline Your ERP Project Cutover

PM Alliance

The final weeks of an ERP implementation can introduce a lot of stress for project teams and stakeholders.

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.

Women in healthcare and life sciences: The ongoing stress of COVID-19

McKinsey

The healthcare sector is examining how to better hire and promote women to the highest levels. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services Health care providers Pharmaceuticals

Meeting-free days

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Great research from the University of Reading on the effect of meeting-free days on. The post Meeting-free days appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Presentations and meetings

Learn How Bold Men And Women Are Transforming The Place Of Women In Business

On the Brink

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Driving Digital Transformation in Aerospace & Defense: Recent Technology Trends

Epicflow Blog

How can aerospace and defense organizations respond to present-day uncertainty and manage constant change? One of the solutions is the application of emerging technologies that allow A&D organizations to dramatically transform the way they work and deliver value to their customers.

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.

Is worker power on the rise?

McKinsey

Quitting is up, and so are wages. As the Great Attrition persists, employer–employee dynamics appear to be changing. But who actually benefits—and how durably? Insights on People and Organizational Performance Organization Talent

Scope creep – a project manager’s nightmare or an opportunity?

The Management Centre

Let’s talk about scope creep. One of biggest (and most infuriating) issues affecting project managers. Imagine: you firmed up the scope of your project months ago, you’re knee deep in delivery, everything should come in on time and to budget… and then a key stakeholder suggests an additional output.

VMware EOL vSphere 6.7

Kraft Kennedy

The Kraft Kennedy Infrastructure and Enterprise Systems team advises organizations to review their environment now to address necessary upgrades well in advance of the October 15, 2022 support expiration date for vSphere 6.7.

Reduce Burnout & Create a High-Performance Culture w/Andrew Freedman Ep#165

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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.

In conversation: The new CFO mandate

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How finance leaders can reconcile and fulfill their growing portfolios of responsibilities. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Leadership Strategy

Preparing for Your Company’s First Meeting with a Startup Collaborator

Harvard Business

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The Central versus Decentral Dilemma: How the HR Practitioner can Facilitate a “Center-Led” Solution

Kates Kesler

Today’s organizations need to move faster than ever before. Covid-19 exposed which companies in an industry could change direction quickly and respond to new consumer, employee, regulatory, and supply demands, turning adversity into opportunity. Agility” is the management word of the decade for sure.