Meetings

Consultants' Consultant

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 meetings

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. How to Have Effective Consulting Meetings with Elise Keith: Podcast #102 is a post from: Consulting Success.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We Need to Make Meetings Better

Brimstone Consulting

By changing how we approach meetings and how we run meetings, we can connect and communicate without furthering meeting fatigue. Our time spent in meetings has increased by 5% , and fragmented time (blocks of time to work shorter than two hours) has increased by 23%.

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

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?

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.

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.

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. The purpose of marketing is to get meetings with prospective clients. What is the purpose of marketing?

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.

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. Blog Get what you want Presentations and meetings

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.

Agile 36

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.”

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.

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

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. These are important additions to our capabilities.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

How to Maximize Meetings

Strategy+Business

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

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.

How to Get People to Actually Participate in Virtual Meetings

Harvard Business

Meetings Presentations Managing people Digital ArticleStop the multitasking already!

What It Takes to Run a Great Virtual Meeting

Harvard Business

Meetings Managing people Digital ArticleTwelve keys to success.

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 […].

Meet the "Chat Avengers"

Think Customers

Meet TTEC’s “Chat Avengers” – a super force of experts whose mission is to create amazing chat sales and service interactions for consumers and brands. Who are you going to call when you want to deliver a great customer experience with chat?

Meet the missing ingredient in successful sales transformations: Science

McKinsey

Data and analytics, combined with a personalized approach to performance management, are helping B2B sales execs inculcate best practices and significantly improve growth. Marketing & Sales Insights

B2B 114

A Proven Method to Lock in Meetings with Consulting Prospects

David A Fields

Consultants and consulting firm leaders are still trying to secure appointments with their prospects as if they’re in the stagecoach era. There’s a better way. Remember when people would travel from town to town in a stagecoach? I don’t either, but I’ve seen it in the movies.

Break Up Your Big Virtual Meetings

Harvard Business

Meetings Digital ArticleStrategies to encourage creativity and inclusion.

Meeting Japan’s Paris Agreement targets—more opportunity than cost

McKinsey

Japan can meet its Paris Agreement targets in 2030 and 2050—but doing so will require carefully calibrating efforts across four sectors: power, industry, transport, and buildings.

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