How To Run The Perfect Virtual Meeting With Your Clients

Consulting Success

Do you groan when you think of having another virtual meeting? What if virtual meetings didn’t leave you with “Zoom fatigue” — but instead, you left your meetings feeling energized and excited? Do you feel burn-out sitting in front of your camera all day?

Meetings

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Consultants Consultant: I’m asking some of my linked in connections about meetings at the moment. The post Meetings appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well culture Presentations and meetingsI’m gob smacked by.

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8 Tips for Running a Productive Virtual Meeting

Tom Spencer

As a former consultant, attending and facilitating meetings was probably where I spent most of my time. With the lack of physical human interaction, scheduling meetings was the mutually agreed way to even have a simple conversation. Set your meeting time based on your objective.

How to Have Effective Consulting Meetings with Elise Keith: Podcast #102

Consulting Success

Meetings are key towards every company’s success, which is why it is critical for leaders to facilitate it properly according to the company’s purpose and goal. Elise Keith, the CEO and Founder of Lucid Meetings, shares how she started her company, how she got her very first clients, and how they developed a software that. How to Have Effective Consulting Meetings with Elise Keith: Podcast #102 is a post from: Consulting Success.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

Meet the next-normal consumer

McKinsey

Consumer behavior has changed radically in response to the COVID-19 lockdown. Understanding which changes are likely to stick will help companies plan for the recovery. Marketing & Sales Insights

Meeting the future: Dynamic risk management for uncertain times

McKinsey

The world is changing in fundamental ways, leading to dramatic shifts in the landscape of risks faced by businesses. Risk Insights

To unlock better decision making, plan better meetings

McKinsey

How can senior managers get better, faster business decisions from the meetings they attend or lead? Planning is key. Insights on Organization

Scaling voluntary carbon markets to help meet climate goals

McKinsey

Voluntary carbon markets help companies supplement their emissions-reduction efforts and finance climate action. The Taskforce for Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets offers a draft blueprint for them. Insights on Sustainability

The Meeting Maximizer Form for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

Imagine this: You meet with the analyst and subcontractors working on a consulting project, and after a couple of precious hours pass, there are only powdered sugar donut holes left in the box and you’ve somehow achieved a disappointing fraction of what you intended. The post The Meeting Maximizer Form for Your Consulting Firm appeared first on David A.

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

How to Get 100 Meetings

The More Clients Blog

They consistently meet with others individually. They set up meetings over coffee, talk on the phone, or have Zoom conversations. Doesn’t it make sense that if you upped the number of meetings you had with business associates, past clients, and other centers-of-influence, that more opportunities for new business would appear? The second reason for people not meeting with connections more consistently is that they don’t know what to say or what to do.

Are Your Meetings a Priority - or are They Wasting Time?

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

When it comes to strategic planning, every organization will go about scheduling their meetings in a different way. Regardless, having scheduled strategy progress and project management meetings will remain essential to fulfill your organizational goals and objectives. For more on how to structure your meeting schedule following a strategic planning session: How to Improve Strategy Implementation with a Regular Meeting Schedule. meetings time management

Meetings aren’t intuitive

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Running effective meetings is not all common sense. Check out my series on Offsites 101 Download my Offsite planning checklist Get some DIY Offsite Games to play And check out Seth Godin on how to run a better meeting As a kicker, Seth’s tips on zoom and skype (you need this!). The post Meetings aren’t intuitive appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Blog Get what you want Presentations and meetings

Meeting tips: meetings aren’t intuitive

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Meeting tips, because running effective meetings is not all common sense. The post Meeting tips: meetings aren’t intuitive appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Get what you want Presentations and meetings strategy and offsitesCheck out my.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Do all meetings waste time?

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Meetings waste time. The post Do all meetings waste time? Consulting Well data scientists Presentations and meetingsBut how much and how serious is this problem? How much. appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

Better meetings: solve the problem

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: On a quest to better meetings? The post Better meetings: solve the problem appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Presentations and meetingsHere’s something from Harvard Business Review: Make sure.

More Meetings = More Clients

The More Clients Blog

The purpose of B2B marketing is to get meetings with prospective clients. And you do that by meeting more people and getting to know them. When I got my first clients in San Francisco, where I started my business, I sent out letters to members of the SF Chamber of Commerce and then followed up by phone for meetings. The purpose of marketing is to get meetings with prospective clients. The post More Meetings = More Clients appeared first on Action Plan Marketing.

Meet Generation Z: Shaping the future of shopping

McKinsey

The newest consumer generations—Gen Z and millennials—are upturning retailers’ expectations. Here’s how—and what to do about it. Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods

Meetings aren’t intuitive

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Running effective meetings is not all common sense. Check out my series on Offsites 101 Download my Offsite planning checklist Get some DIY Offsite Games to play And check out Seth Godin on how to run a better meeting As a kicker, Seth’s tips on zoom and skype (you need this!). The post Meetings aren’t intuitive appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

Effective meetings

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: The higher you get in an organisation the more time you spend in meetings. While it’s clear that for some just being in the meeting is their job (!), if you’d like to get the rest of your job done more effectively, these tools on Productive Meetings are a great place to start, and may help you […]. The post Effective meetings appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

Plan an offsite meeting

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Plan an offsite meeting with care. This checklist will help guide you through effective ways to plan an offsite meeting. Plan an offsite meeting: Get clear and […]. The post Plan an offsite meeting appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Off sites 101 Articles by Cindy Tonkin Presentations and meetings Training programsOffsites are excellent ways to solve operational problems, build teams and get your team on the same page.

Effective Off site meetings

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Effective off site meetings can be very useful. The post Effective Off site meetings appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Off sites 101 Articles by Cindy Tonkin Presentations and meetingsIneffective ones are a waste of time and money. Do it right the first time. Here are some dos and don’ts. Do plan ahead Make sure you plan ahead so that your team can all be there. Plan ahead so you have time to consult your boss […].

How Consultants Make A Great First Impression At Client Meetings with Mark Bowden: Podcast #67

Consulting Success

How Consultants Make A Great First Impression At Client Meetings with Mark Bowden: Podcast #67 is a post from: Consulting Success. First impression is really about human communication and how you can use your own behavior and body language to influence and persuade people. Mark Bowden is an expert in human behavior and body language and has helped people all over the world stand out with trust and gain credibility every time they communicate.

Want a better decision? Plan a better meeting

McKinsey

Effective meetings produce better business decisions. Yet too many decision meetings are doomed from the get-go. You can do better. Insights on Organization

The Agile Family Meeting

Harvard Business

Meetings Work-life balance Time management Digital ArticleA simple framework to manage chaos, get along better, and reduce stress.

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10 Tips for Dynamite Meetings with Your Consulting Clients

David A Fields

In return, you’re likely to conduct at least one meeting during which you present findings, results and/or recommendations. Your clients send your consulting firm checks with plenty of digits. How do you knock their socks off so they have cold toes they pump your hand enthusiastically, sign up for more of your consulting wizardry and [ ] Consultants Consulting

Ineffective Discussions at Meetings

Gina Abudi

Ideas to increase the effectiveness of discussions at your meetings Are you finding that the meetings you are leading have discussions that just seem to go nowhere? The post Ineffective Discussions at Meetings appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership effective discussions meeting facilitation meeting management problem solving

Leading a Strategic Planning Meeting Yourself

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Have you ever experienced getting ready to lead a strategic planning meeting, but not knowing what to do? That's why we created a course called "How to Lead Your Own Strategic Planning Meeting - How to Create Your Own Strategic Plan Don't worry - you are not alone.

Plan your Meetings

Gina Abudi

If you want to be sure the most important issues are discussed and resolved at your next meeting, plan the meeting ahead of time. Too often managers hold meetings that are not planned; the right topics are not on the agenda for discussion. The post Plan your Meetings appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership facilitating meetings meeting management problem solvingEnsure important issues are discussed!

Nice to Meet You in Person

Alan Weiss

We’ve learned a great deal about the efficacy of virtual meetings and delivery. But don’t think these replace meeting with ideal buyers in peer-level relationships. If you want to truly display your expertise and your sophistication, it’s never done better than by meeting someone in person. These are important additions to our capabilities.

How to Maximize Meetings

Strategy+Business

Readers share their pain -- and their ideas for better meetings

Digitization: How machinery companies can meet customers’ expectations

McKinsey

Mechanical engineering hasn’t seen a broad breakthrough in digital solutions, despite the industry’s attention. What’s preventing successful offerings? Here’s a perspective focusing on the customer. Advanced Electronics Insights

Off site team meeting nightmares

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Off site team meeting nightmares are easy to avoid, when you use this checklist. Off site team meeting […]. The post Off site team meeting nightmares appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Off sites 101 Articles by Cindy Tonkin Presentations and meetings Training programsHere are some of the nightmares that can occur when you don’t! Bringing your facilitator in early will help you plan properly.

How to Get a Meeting with a Prospective Consulting Client

David A Fields

Wouldn’t you like to plant yourself across the desk from a prospect who’s dripping with extra cash and happens to be afflicted with exactly the problem you solve? Of course you would. Unfortunately, most executives don’t seem to leave puddles of money in their footsteps. Plus, it’s tough to know whose pain is burning fiercely [ ] Consultants Consultative Selling

MC meets MC – Management Consulted meets Marc Cosentino

Management Consulted

We had a blast getting to meet Marc, the guy who pretty much pioneered case interview prep material. The post MC meets MC – Management Consulted meets Marc Cosentino appeared first on Management Consulted. A few months ago, we had the pleasure of interviewing Marc Cosentino at his Santa Barbara home. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Marc, he’s pretty much the Godfather when it comes to case interviews. As a kid, he wanted to be the U.S.

3 Things Virtual Meetings Offer That In-Person Ones Don’t

Harvard Business

Collaboration Leading teams Meetings Digital ArticleIf you’re not using the poll function, you’re doing it wrong.

Netflix Brings Lean Thinking to Board Meetings

Markovitz Consulting

I doubt Netflix was thinking how Jim Womack would apply lean to their board meetings. But in a new article , the Harvard Business Review describes how the company reinvented board meetings by creating a better way to share information with its board of directors. First, board members attend monthly and quarterly senior management meetings as observers. Senior management responds to the questions prior to the meeting. Well, not really.

AI-bank of the future: Can banks meet the AI challenge?

McKinsey

Artificial intelligence technologies are increasingly integral to world we live in, and banks need to deploy these technologies at scale to remain relevant. Success requires a holistic transformation spanning multiple layers of the organization. Insights on Financial Services