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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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.

Meeting nullification

Seth Godin Blog

Here are two policies it might be fun to try for a week: Meeting abstention: Anyone invited to an internal meeting has the power to opt-out. Meeting nullification: If anyone in an internal meeting announces that the meeting is a pointless waste of time, it’s over.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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 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. Yes, they would be happy to meet with a prospective client if they were introduced to one, but meetings with networking contacts feels like a waste of time.

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.

Meet your future Asian consumer

McKinsey & Company

Asia’s consumer markets are not only a story of scale, but also one of diversity and shifting preferences and behavior caused by powerful demographic, social, and economic forces. Future of Asia Asia-Pacific

Consultant Marketing Discovery Meeting

Jerry Fletcher

Meeting name. Don’t call it a Discovery meeting or chat or whatever. The Dance. where you sit down with a prospect and learn about her/his operation and get to ask questions from which you will develop a proposal.

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.”

Stop Talking Over Each Other in Virtual Meetings

Harvard Business

Meetings Communication Digital ArticleThree tips for when to speak up — and three warnings for when to hold back.

Stress and decreased engagement are just two reasons we need to stop scheduling back-to-back meetings

Brimstone Consulting

By changing how we approach meetings and how we run meetings, we can connect and communicate more effectively – and reduce stress and fatigue. One week, the study volunteers participated in four half-hour meetings that were scheduled back-to-back.

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

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?

Author Talks: Karin M. Reed on virtual meetings

McKinsey & Company

Reed dives into our sudden shift to virtual meetings—and how to make the most of them. In her new book, Karin M. McKinsey on Books

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

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.

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.

What It Takes to Run a Great Hybrid Meeting

Harvard Business

Meetings Communication Digital ArticleEight best practices.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Do Your Remote Employees Feel Included in Meetings?

Harvard Business

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

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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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?

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 […].

3 Steps to Better Virtual Meetings

Harvard Business

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

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