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How To Sell A Consulting Business (Increase Your Firm’s Value)

Consulting Success

Interested in selling your consulting business? Even if you’re not right now — or don’t imagine yourself selling it for many years — you should learn how to sell a consulting business. Why? Because building a consulting business you *could* sell will help you build a more strategic, scaleable and valuable firm. By the end.

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Eight Steps to a More Audacious You (and More Audacious Consulting Firm)

David A Fields

Since you lead a consulting firm, not a firefighting squad, you can err on the side of risk taking rather than caution. In fact, a bias toward action, ambition and audacity may be required to grow your firm past what you’ve achieved already. Eight Steps to a More Audacious You (and More Audacious Consulting Firm) … Continued The post Eight Steps to a More Audacious You (and More Audacious Consulting Firm) appeared first on David A.

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Drive Revenue & Reduce Risk with OD & Talent Optimization

Harmonious Workplaces

Two things coveted by business owners that organizational development can provide. I had the pleasure of meeting a fellow I-O Psychology practitioner this week. As we discussed careers in I-O, organizational development (OD), change leadership, training, operations, and HR, he challenged me with a question, “What do all business owners need, and how can we […] The post Drive Revenue & Reduce Risk with OD & Talent Optimization appeared first on Harmonious Workplaces.

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How to Refine Your Brand Clarity & Messaging with Kamaria Scott [On-Air Coaching]

Consulting Matters

Unclear about what you do and how to describe it? Want to know a secret? All consulting and coaching business owners struggle with this from time to time. Crafting brand messages that clearly articulate the unique value of what you do as a consultant or coach can be VERY challenging, yet it’s crucial for connecting with your ideal clients. Here’s a Story You Might Relate To… Consider the experience of Kamaria Scott.

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PowerPoint Best Practices for Creating Stellar Presentations

Mastering data visualization in PowerPoint will help accelerate your career because it positions you as someone who can present data that drives business decisions forward. think-cell's PowerPoint Best Practices eBook was created specifically for professionals aiming to master the art and science of data-driven storytelling. What’s inside: Practical Insights: Uncover valuable tips for crafting engaging and persuasive presentations.

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Does Your Organization Have the Energy to Transform?

Harvard Business

In a business environment that requires companies to adapt on an almost continuous basis, burnout is a real risk for many companies. This article describes the four key steps companies embarking on transformation initiatives should take if they are to make sure they don’t fall victim to burnout on the way: 1) understand the organization’s change capacity; 2) measure and manage disruption meticulously; 3) recognize and reward success; and 4) expand change capacity.

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Navigating the Cosmos: Business Insights from Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Stellar Wisdom

Chad Barr

Last night, Laurel and I had the privilege of attending a captivating presentation by Neil deGrasse Tyson, an esteemed American astrophysicist, author, and revered science communicator. Educated at Harvard University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Columbia University, Tyson currently heads the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium in New York City.

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Introducing Fan Mail

Buzzsprout

Podcasting can often feel a bit lonely—you do the prep, record and edit the episode, hit publish, and … you see your stats go up. While it’s exciting to see your stats improve week over week, most podcasters are looking for something more personal. A few months ago, we asked “If you didn’t have stats, how would you know your podcast was successful?” on Buzzcast, and the answers all shared a theme.

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How to Present to an Audience That Knows More Than You

Harvard Business

What happens when you have to give a presentation to an audience that might have some professionals who have more expertise on the topic than you do? While it can be intimidating, it can also be an opportunity to leverage their deep and diverse expertise in service of the group’s learning. And it’s an opportunity to exercise some intellectual humility, which includes having respect for other viewpoints, not being intellectually overconfident, separating your ego from your intellect, and being wi

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60 Seconds of Johanna’s Writing WIP for May 10, 2024

Johanna Rothman

My 60 Seconds of Writing WIP this week is from the speaking book. Enjoy! The Transcript: I’m Johanna Rothman, and this is 60 Seconds of Johanna’s Writing WIP for May 10, 2024, where I read an excerpt of just a minute of some writing in progress. This excerpt is from the speaking book. There is no such beast as a “standard” panel presentation.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Clarity Consultants Excited to Sponsor ATD 2024 International Conference & EXPO in New Orleans

Clarity Consultants

As a premier Learning and development (L&D) consulting company, Clarity Consultants is thrilled to announce our sponsorship of the ATD 2024 International Conference & EXPO in New Orleans from May 19th to May 22nd. This event, held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, is one of the most anticipated gatherings in the L&D industry, attracting professionals worldwide to explore the latest trends, innovations, and strategies shaping the future of workplace learning.

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How to Get More Podcast Reviews

Buzzsprout

Getting feedback on your podcast is essential for improving and growing your show, and podcast reviews remain one of the best ways to do this. However, despite social media and the interconnectedness of the internet, getting listeners to leave reviews can be relatively challenging for podcasters. In this blog, we'll show you how to get more reviews, how you can leverage them to make your show better, and why they matter in the first place.

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The Challenge of Leaving a Long-Term Job to Start Something New

Harvard Business

Leaving a company that’s been your professional home for years, or decades, is a major shift that can feel both thrilling and perilous. In this article, the authors outline six challenges that often come up when making this transition: 1) Ruminating and second-guessing; 2) Feeling guilty; 3) Being afraid of losing status; 4) Needing to adapt; 5) Managing the perceptions of your new colleagues; and 6) Balancing opposing emotions.

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The Competitive Edge: ISO 20700 Certification for Management Consultant

Effective Managers

In the dynamic and competitive world of management consulting, standing out is essential. Embracing the ISO 20700 standard as a practitioner has become a significant differentiator, offering consultants a distinct competitive advantage. Achieving recognition as a practitioner through ICMCI Checklist training goes beyond earning a mere certificate of completion; it signifies a consultant’s dedication to excellence, adherence to global standards, and commitment to best practices.

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Savings Consultants Are Needed in Today's Market More Than Ever

Savings Consultants are needed in today’s market more than ever. With an increase in expenses, businesses are looking for opportunities to save. Often unknown to businesses are savings in expense reduction, specialized tax savings, specialized savings including medical underpayments, health benefits cost reduction, zero cost processing, and more. Blue Coast Savings, with over 20 years in business, assists Savings Consultants in helping these companies move toward more profitable businesses.

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Ep072 Heli Nehama Ozery

Girard Training Solutions

On this episode of Management Development Unlocked, Eric sits down with Heli Nehama Ozery, founder and CEO of Artemis OD, a management consulting firm based in Silicon Valley. For the past 15 years, Heli has been working with global companies to help them elevate performance and productivity while fostering employee growth. Heli is passionate about making learning experiential and creating “aha” moments.

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The defensive arrogance of TL;DR

Seth Godin Blog

Every since there has been high school, there has been the instinct to read the Cliffs Notes. The internet took this idea, added a gratuitous semicolon and perfected Too Long; Didn’t Read. This is the mistakenly proud assertion that we are far too busy and too important to read the whole thing, we skimmed a summary instead. At first glance, it seems as though AI is good at this.

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You’re Back from Your Leadership Development Program. Now What?

Harvard Business

Executives who go through leadership development programs often come back with new energy and purpose, ready to transform their teams, themselves, and their organizations. But it can be challenge to gain traction, sustain momentum, and achieve durable post-program results. Success requires determined effort and patience. To better navigate this reentry phase, remember to acknowledge the contributions others made while you were away, anticipate reactions to your new ideas, embrace the opportunity

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Key Strategies to Differentiate Your Company

LSA Global

Unveiling Distinctiveness: Key Strategies to Differentiate Your Company Setting your company apart from the pack is not just desirable; it’s imperative for leaders looking to create sustainable high growth. With so many businesses vying for attention, standing out matters to get above the noise. But what key strategies to differentiate your company make sense within in a sea of similar offerings?

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TOOLS and METHODOLOGIES for developing DECISION SUPPORT PACKAGES

This White Paper targets opportunities for Management to develop proficiency in the Decision Framing and Analyses element of input to Decision, & Risk Analyses for Major Project Funding Decisions.

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Marathon Mindset: Running Towards Leadership Excellence and Personal Growth

Leadership Vision Consulting

In this episode, we dive into how training for a marathon mirrors many life and business challenges. Brian and I discuss the unexpected yet profound parallels between training for a marathon and the broader strategies that we can all apply to life's challenges, from engaging more deeply in our work environments to enhancing our daily personal interactions.

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The half-life of magic

Seth Godin Blog

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke Try to imagine the you of twenty years ago holding a Rabbit R1, or using a cell phone or being able to listen to every song, ever recorded, for just a few dollars a month. We don’t just take these once magic items for granted, now we express frustration that they’re not better or cheaper or faster.

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3 Management Myths That Derail Startups

Harvard Business

In their work with more than 10,000 startup leaders across 70 countries, the authors identify three common management myths among startup leaders looking to grow their companies: the myth of scaling without hierarchy, the myth of structural harmony, and the myth of sustained heroics. By understanding why entrepreneurs fall for these myths, founders can better calibrate their own maverick impulses and instead rely on rigorous evidence about what actually leads to success.

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LSA Global Delivers Effective Sales Presentation Training to Business Development Team

LSA Global

Redwood Shores, CA – LSA Global, the leading business consulting, coaching, and training firm that helps fast growth life science, technology, and service companies by powerfully aligning their culture and talent with strategy, today announced results for an Effective Sales Presentation Training to a Business Development Team being asked to win more new business and to sell the entire solution set to meet aggressive growth goals. 92% Satisfaction 91% Knowledge Gain 93% Net Promoter Score This fa

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Why You Need to Use Case Studies in Sales and Marketing (and How to Start Now)

Case studies are proof of successful client relations and a verifiable product or service. They persuade buyers by highlighting your customers' experiences with your company and its solution. In sales, case studies are crucial pieces of content that can be tailored to prospects' pain points and used throughout the buyer's journey. In marketing, case studies are versatile assets for generating business, providing reusable elements for ad and social media content, website material, and marketing c

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1to1 Media and ECXO announce CX partnership

1 to 1

We’re thrilled to announce our new thought leadership partnership with the European Customer Experience Organization (ECXO) , a leading CX business network that empowers leaders, people, and organizations in Europe and around the world to collaborate, discuss, generate brand awareness, learn, and grow. Join us as we continue to explore exciting developments in customer experience, innovation, employee experience (EX), design, adoption, and more—all related to digital media and customer eng

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Success is not an option

Seth Godin Blog

In any creative endeavor, it’s possible to define success as the big win, the moment when your dreams match reality. Success is the end of imposter syndrome, stability and finally making it to the other side. By this definition, it’s clear that success isn’t going to happen. It’s incompatible with the reason you do this work in the first place.

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How to Implement AI — Responsibly

Harvard Business

Researchers engaged with organizations across a variety of industries, each at a different stage of implementing responsible AI. They determined that, although data engineers and data scientists typically take on most responsibility from conception to production of AI development lifecycles, non-technical leaders can play a key role in ensuring the integration of responsible AI.

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Using Data to Design Your Hybrid Work Policies

Harvard Business

We’ve seen how fully remote work can lead to a loss of connection and development opportunities, particularly those that require observational learning, or learning by watching someone else do it. However, people still want to work from home at least some of the time because of the greater work-life balance and personal productivity that they experience.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.