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How to Design a Consulting Business You and Your Clients Love with Jonathan Fields: Podcast #212

Consulting Success

While business success and happiness seem exclusive, it is possible to design a successful consulting business that you and your clients will be happy about.

The real reason people are quitting

Brimstone Consulting

The real reason for “The Great Resignation” is that employees are fed up with not being listened to and not being valued. Workers surveyed are not in the least bit happy with the way they are managed or told to work.”


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6 Strategies to Boost Retention Through the Great Resignation

Harvard Business

Are you giving people a good reason to stay? Employee retention Talent management Digital Article

5 Easy Questions to Detect Huge Opportunities for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

As you think about how to grow your consulting firm, you may want to explore new offerings or new markets for your services. For instance, the opportunity to win doorway advisory projects looks wide open, or you could turn your attention to the booming fireworks market.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

The economic impact of ageism

McKinsey & Company

New research quantifies the struggles that midcareer workers—those 45 and over—worldwide face and suggests possible interventions to level the playing field. Social Responsibility Leadership Talent

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An Overview of Business Development Consulting

Tom Spencer

Business development consulting is about helping businesses grow sales and profits in order to achieve their strategic objectives. Business development consultants enable companies to reach their full potential and rescue companies that are struggling to survive.

The Way of Marketing Moderation

The Fearless Marketer

On a phone call with my youngest sister Sandy yesterday, we talked about her knee problems. Three of my sisters, between them, have had five knee surgeries. All three sisters did a lot of exercising in their lives – sports, running, walking, skiing.

How to reduce postharvest crop losses in the agricultural supply chain

McKinsey & Company

Cutting postharvest waste could translate to cost savings for grain-trading companies, as well as to potential land gains for countries at high risk of grain loss. Agriculture Insights Food and Agriculture Agriculture

What lessons can consultants take from COP26?

The Source

Back in 2015, the world’s political and economic leaders gathered in the French capital to hammer out the Paris Climate Accords—an agreement widely hailed at the time as a landmark step in the battle against climate change.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Early Career Tips for Success

Tom Spencer

Starting out in any profession is difficult. Starting out and standing out simultaneously is even harder. In this article, we will look at some of the things I learned from my experience interning at a range of consulting firms this summer. The power of networking.

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How this CEO Used a Focused, Problem Finding Approach to Grow w/Grant Morgan, R-Zero CEO Ep#131

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Grant Morgan is the Co-founder & CEO of R-Zero, a biosafety tech company delivering a higher standard of human health via safer indoor spaces. The company has grown rapidly, jumping to over 100 employees since being founded in 2020.

When are shipping rates going to normalize?

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey’s Steve Saxon and Jaana Remes explain why shipping rates haven’t fallen and provide a scenario for what to expect in 2022. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Logistic providers

Skills Matrix

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Getting unrealistic expectations from your boss? This tool was designed with a particular client. The post Skills Matrix appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Manage others recruitment

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Disruption again, but this time from the supply side

The Source

We’ve written before on this blog about if, when, and how the consulting industry will be disrupted, often suggesting that the forces that will drive change may be hidden in plain sight. Nowhere is that more relevant than when we consider the current talent crisis.

How to Lead from the Jumpseat & Help Your People Thrive w/Peter Docker Ep#130

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Peter Docker is a former Royal Air Force senior officer and international negotiator for the UK Government.

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Boards and the cloud

McKinsey & Company

A shift to the cloud requires boards to weigh numerous implications, from the technology infrastructure to cybersecurity. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Digital strategy and organization

Meetings 1 : 1

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Horrified by this stat : More than 42% of one-on-ones are rescheduled every week. The post Meetings 1 : 1 appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Get what you want Manage yourself Presentations and meetings

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

4 Courageous People: Turning Setbacks into Successes

Rick Conlow

Courageous people can survive just about anything because they are resilient. They demonstrate hope within tragedy and defeat. All of us could use more encouragement like this amid this pandemic.

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5 New Rules for Leading a Hybrid Team

Harvard Business

Lessons from Google’s former SVP of People Operations. Organizational culture Collaboration and teams Work environments Remote work Workspaces design Managing people Digital Article

Reconceiving the global trade finance ecosystem

McKinsey & Company

Trade finance does not work as well as it could, particularly for the millions of smaller businesses that help fuel the global economy. A new joint report sets out a vision for improving the ecosystem for all players.

Authenticity: just enough

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I am certified to run Why Should Anyone Be Lead by You, researched by. The post Authenticity: just enough appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

If It’s on the Internet it Must (Not) Be True

Martinka Consulting

When It’s Time to Just Do It. On the edge of TMI, I had an MRI on my wrist recently and then started doing what we all do, an Internet search for treatments for a torn wrist ligament. What I found scared the heck out of me as numerous (respected) sites had information saying there’s an 18-month recovery from surgery, no driving for a few weeks, and even office work is off limits for 2-3 weeks. Then I spoke to the doctor and he said 4-6 weeks in a cast, and six weeks of rehab.

Making Sense of the NFT Marketplace

Harvard Business

Partnering with the right platform is the critical first step to driving customer engagement and securing your position in this new digital economy.

Advanced air mobility in 2030

McKinsey & Company

In this video, three McKinsey experts on aerospace and mobility describe a future in which electric flying vehicles are a safe, affordable, and sustainable way to travel. Aerospace & Defense Insights Aerospace Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure

The CEO of you

Seth Godin Blog

Big company CEOs get paid ridiculous amounts of money, but the good ones also do something that most of us avoid. They make decisions. In fact, that’s pretty much the core of the job.

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

3 Ways to Better Influence Customers

LSA Global

Less Audience Receptivity Have you noticed how much more difficult it is to gain an audience with potential buyers and then, when you do, how much less receptive they are to your messages? You are not alone.

So Your Boss Offered You a Meaningless Promotion

Harvard Business

Empty new titles are a common form of “diversity-washing.” ” Diversity and inclusion Marginalized groups Gender Talent management Digital Article

The Black unicorn: Changing the game for inclusivity in retail

McKinsey & Company

In the age of the inclusive consumer, harnessing the power of retail can increase demand for Black-owned brands. Retail Insights Retail & Consumer Goods Marketing spending effectiveness & ROI