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?

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You Did What?! The Ideal, First 5 Minutes of Every Consulting Meeting

David A Fields

The initial few minutes of every client meeting present your consulting firm with a unique opportunity. The Ideal, First 5 Minutes of Every Consulting Meeting appeared first on David A.

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.

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?

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.

Virtual Strategy Meeting Agenda (with sample)

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Strategic planning off site meeting agendaWith more and more office work moving to the virtual realm, strategic planning is as important as ever (if not more so). If done right, virtual strategic planning can be as valuable, collaborative and engaging as in-person sessions.

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%.

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.

Self-care: Meeting contraception needs in Africa

McKinsey & Company

Concepts centered on self-care can help meet these needs. Adolescent girls and young women in Africa have high unmet needs for modern contraceptives. Public & Social Sector Insights

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 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

Make your team meetings fun again!

The Management Centre

Fun activities to include in your online team meetings. Fun activities in team meetings can help our team members connect to each and remind them of all the brilliant people they have on their side. The following are examples of fun things to try in your team meeting: Five Finger Bingo.

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.

COVID-19 vaccines meet 100 million uncertain Americans

McKinsey & Company

More than 100 million Americans are uncertain about vaccination. Public- and private-sector leaders can take action to support adoption, including incremental investment in the range of $10 billion. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

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.”

3 Steps to Better Virtual Meetings

Harvard Business

Meetings Psychology Digital ArticleTroubleshoot wandering minds, low engagement, and delayed decision making.

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

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

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.

Five Steps to Designing a High-Impact Executive Team Meeting Agenda

Consulting Matters

At some point all consultants will be on the hook to lead a senior team meeting. Meetings get such a bad rap now and are perceived as a waste of time either because they lack purpose, focus or exceptional facilitator who is able to draw together and synthesize disparate perspectives. Follow these five steps to creating a great meeting agenda for your next executive work session or team retreat. During this meeting find out three things: What is the purpose of the meeting?

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.

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

Do Your Remote Employees Feel Included in Meetings?

Harvard Business

Collaboration Leading teams Meetings Digital ArticleThree ways to level the playing field.

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.

A blueprint for scaling voluntary carbon markets to meet the climate challenge

McKinsey & Company

The trading of carbon credits can help companies—and the world—meet ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. Here is what it would take to strengthen voluntary carbon markets so they can support climate action on a large scale. Insights on Sustainability

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.

Ensuring high service levels to meet high consumer-demand volatility

McKinsey & Company

The pandemic continues to shift consumer demand as CPG companies scramble to adjust. Six best practices can enhance the supply chain now while positioning companies for long-term success. Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods

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

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 […].

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. A team of horses driven by a coachman [ ] Consultants Infrastructure

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.

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

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

The One Meeting that Reliably Produces Huge Consulting Projects

David A Fields

The meeting was long. I brought two, contract consultants in to prep and attend the meeting.) There were about fifteen of us—three from my team and a dozen client personnel—in a conference room at the headquarters of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Lively, but grueling. It took an investment of time and even a bit of cash to pull together. (I

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

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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