Anti-example: 10 bad charts

Consultants Mind

Then, it… Read More » The post Anti-example: 10 bad charts appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultants are in the business of taking ambiguous problems, structuring them, and telling cogent, actionable stories. This often involves charts – yes – charts and graphs.

Leading By Example

Consulting Business

Leading By Example is a post from: Consulting Success. It’s midweek and the sun is beaming in through your windows. The room where you work from is getting hotter every minute. Your friend calls and suggests you go out for a drink and enjoy the sunshine. What do you do?

Leading by example, with data entry?

Consultants Mind

Lead by example. The post Leading by example, with data entry? Yes, this morning I did 4 hours of data entry. Yes, data entry.

Do People Really Know What You Do? 4 Examples of Consultants with Clear Brand Messaging

Consulting Business

4 Examples of Consultants with Clear Brand Messaging is a post from: Consulting Success. Do people really know what you do? This may sound like no brainer and obvious question and answer but it’s really not, let me explain further.

Uber Leadership An Example of Not Focusing On People First

Cheryl Cran

Uber has been in the news a lot recently – often Uber is used as an example of a ‘hot’ tech firm making progress however there are ‘holes’ in Uber’s leadership. The post Uber Leadership An Example of Not Focusing On People First appeared first on Cheryl Cran.

Stellar Opportunity for UK to Set Example for the World

MishTalk

IMF head Christine Lagarde has flip-flopped twice on the impact of Brexit. Ahead of the vote on Brexit, IMF head … Continue reading → Economics

Seth's Blog: Self service requires information, which requires design

Seth Godin Blog

Consider travel as an example: If you've arranged the flights on the monitor in order of flight time , not destination, requiring me to stop and take out my ticket, you have failed. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo.

Seth's Blog: Skeuomorphs = failure

Seth Godin Blog

The original CD ROMs, for example, often had a home screen that started with a bookshelf, and you clicked on the 'book' you wanted to 'open' (excessive use of quotations intentional). Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers.

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Seth's Blog: Learning by analogy

Seth Godin Blog

You are surrounded by examples and lessons and case studies that clearly arent exactly about your project. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers. Mumbo vs. Jumbo. Death and Taxes, 2014. The opposite of anxiety. Stoogecraft.

The Courage to Change Before You Have To

Strategy+Business

Self-made billionaires offer powerful examples for established companies eager to reclaim industry leadership

Digitizing customer journeys and processes: Stories from the front lines

McKinsey

These company examples highlight what some leaders are doing to build new customer experiences. Our Insights

What Good User Experience Looks Like

Strategy+Business

Some examples, past and present, of how good design overcomes complexity

Organizational Character and Leadership Development | Consulting.

Consulting and Organizational Management

The news is filled with the exploits of more than a few examples of dishonesty and greed, leaders who purposefully worked in their own behalf, rather than from a sense of responsibility for institutional integrity. Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions. Policies. To Subscribe to a Blog. About. Feedback.

Wanted: Ambidextrous Leaders

Strategy+Business

We're looking for examples. Leaders who fully understand strategy and execution are rare. Those who can make it work are even rarer. See also "The Leadership Survey

Consultant Ninja: Why PowerPoint is Bad: Management Consulting.

Consultant Ninja

There are a million examples of bad PowerPoint slides, but this one is special. Most are pretty good but many are like your Microsoft example - shocking. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja.

Go Disrupt Yourself

Strategy+Business

There's a reason why there are so few examples of large companies fundamentally altering their strategies on the fly -- it's extremely hard

Consultants! Don't Confuse Your Marketing Like This | Business.

Consulting Business

Helping You Become A Successful Independent Consultant. Contact Us. Skip to content. PRODUCTS. WORK WITH MIKE. ARTICLES. ABOUT. Search for: Don’t Make Consulting Clients Think “What Is This?”: Marketing Mondays. Michael Zipursky | September 24, 2012 | 4 Comments. Just the other day I got this in the mail… Now, I know what Netflix is. I’ve used it. I’ve seen their commercials. But has everyone? I’d say most certainly not.

Consultant Ninja: I just get so scared, scared of being a nobody.

Consultant Ninja

His case study example is flat out wrong, but I dont need to pick on him about it. All the same - its unfortunate you still cant admit that it wasnt even a case study - just examples of the rights and wrongs of tackling sizing questions. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman. Friday, January 23, 2009.

Capturing the value of good quality in medical devices

McKinsey

New analysis and industry examples suggest a way forward for device makers. Improving quality can bring costs down significantly. Our Insights

Jim Cramer Goes Batty “Bitcoin May Hit $1,000,000”: Act Now Before It’s Too Late!

MishTalk

Jim Cramer’s analysis of Bitcoin provides a perfect example. It’s hard to know when bubbles will end but when analysis goes ape-sh*t batty, it’s easy to know the bubble exists. more…). Economics

The Most Effective Form Of Outreach – It’s Not What You Think

David A Fields

For example, an article or white paper, your new book, an introduction to a sought-after peer, or insights from a project you conducted recently. Common wisdom says you should offer some sort of value to prospects when you reach out to them.

Social Entrepreneurship by the Billions

Strategy+Business

Nandan Nilekani's effort to provide a unique ID number to every person in India represent a novel and notable example, because of the sheer size of the problem.

The Reverse Innovation Paradox

Strategy+Business

Business experts say a wealth of new products and ideas will flow from emerging economies to developed markets--but real-world examples are hard to find

Is Anemic Wage Growth Stifling the Economy?

MishTalk

For example, please recall the Phillips Curve economic theory states that decreased unemployment correlates with higher … Continue reading → EconomicsBad theories never die.

How (and When) to Get Great Testimonials

David A Fields

Let me give you an example. estimonials are like stunt doubles. Someone else does the work, and you get the credit. This past week I asked a decision maker how she will decide which consulting firm to bring in. (I’m I’m in the running for a substantial project with a drug-development company).

The Chrysalis Effect

Strategy+Business

If they have anticipated the transition -- for example, by creating new roles for the founders, attracting people who have experience with similar transitions, designing collaborative conversations, and borrowing established practices in their own deliberate way -- they can restructure and soar

How to Earn Premium Consulting Fees

Consulting Business

The example I’m going to use is from my last trip to Japan. Today I’m going to share with you how to position your offerings and your services so that you can earn premium consulting fees. I was walking through a very well-known department store in Japan.

Dutch Parliament to Debate Leaving the Eurozone: Nexit on the Way?

MishTalk

For example, the Netherlands Parliament will now debate leaving the Eurozone. Potential Eurozone disruption possibilities keep compounding. The Netherlands Parliament will now debate leaving the Eurozone. In long-winded wording for a potential “Nexit”, Reuters reports Dutch relations with euro up for debate after lawmakers commission probe. more…). Economics

Top Salespeople and the Domains of Strength

Leadership Vision Consulting

In this article, Jeff shares examples of extraordinary salespeople and their use of Themes of Strength in their work. Sometimes, people can become overly focused on having specific Themes of Strengths to fulfill specific job roles.

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Cardiff Metropolitan University Bans All “Politically Incorrect” Words: Amusing List of Banned Words

MishTalk

Here are some examples: mankind, homosexual, housewife, manmade, and sportsmanship. Cardiff Metropolitan University is at the forefront of political correctness sensitivity. The University Bans Lecturers from Using any Sexist or Insensitive Words. The list of banned words is wider than you might think. more…). Economics

How "Disconnected Conversations" Can Kill Consulting and.

Consulting and Organizational Management

Here’s an Example of a Disconnected Conversation. Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions. Policies. To Subscribe to a Blog. About. Feedback. How "Disconnected Conversations" Can Kill Consulting and Collaboration By Carter McNamara on June 17, 2010.

Are You Doing OD? Training? Consulting? Coaching? All of These.

Consulting and Organizational Management

For example, many Organization Development practitioners almost look down on training as scoped to working only with individuals and not the broader context of organizations as does OD (by the way, we OD’rs prefer that you capitalize the name of our field. Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions. Policies. To Subscribe to a Blog. About. Feedback.

7 Options for "Success" in Consulting Projects | Consulting and.

Consulting and Organizational Management

As a consultant, your perception of project “success” is the basis from which your client and you conclude, for example, whether the project is of high quality, that money paid to you was well spent, that you did a good job as a consultant, and whether you might be hired again (if you are an external consultant). Library. Translate This. Home. Share » Connect » Blog: Consulting and Organizational Development. Library Blogs Home. This Blogs Home. Guest Writer Submissions.

Why The Results You See, Mirror Your Actions

Consulting Business

You’ve probably heard of the idea of leading by example. Dear Consultant, Do you want clients to invest in you? If you want to to have more clients invest in your services, start investing in your own business.

Fearful Investors Losing Faith in Trump?

MishTalk

Today provides an amusing example. Mainstream media likes to assign a reason for every squiggle in the stock market, bond market, or commodities. more…). Economics

Data analysis in 20 minutes

Consultants Mind

Here is a simple example of excel clean up, and the steps to copy, paste, filter, sort, and cleanse data. Consultants are in the business of taking messy, unorganized data and turning it into information, and hopefully, some insights. For most … Continue reading → Learning Analysis Consulting Excel Management consulting

How Superbosses Can Transform Your Talent Strategy

Strategy+Business

His examples of "superbosses" include Chez Panisse chef Alice Waters, San Francisco 49ers head coach Bill Walsh, Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels, Kraft Foods CEO Michael Miles, hedge fund titan Julian Robertson, and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart

Beware the zeitgeister

Seth Godin Blog

The only worthy examples are this week''s examples, or even better, tomorrow''s examples. He only cares about what''s trending now. The zeitgeister will interrupt a long-term strategy discussion to talk urgently about today''s micro-trend instead.

How Do Behavorial Scientists Think We Should Deal With Reason And Emotion In Our Decisions?

Steve Shu Consulting

For example: A thirty-year old might have problems saving for retirement because they think of savings as being for stranger. The balancing act is tricky, and I think context and desired outcomes matter.

Self-Driving Vehicles and the Failure to Understand Capitalism

MishTalk

For example, in response to Death Spiral for Car Ownership? Despite accelerating progress towards fully autonomous cars and trucks, many people still do not accept the obvious fact it’s going to happen soon. End of Fuel-Powered Cars by 2024? one reader suggested it will not happen because of capitalism. more…). Economics