5 Travel Hacks as a Deloitte Consultant

Management Consulted

Consulting is known for its business travel – so much, in fact, that it’s hard to describe your work in the industry without mentioning the constant flights and hotel nights. The post 5 Travel Hacks as a Deloitte Consultant appeared first on Management Consulted.

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Just How Bad Is Business Travel for Your Health? Here’s the Data.

Harvard Business

I went with the pizza, but my lack of choices was annoying — so much so that, when I got home, I started looking into the data on health and travel for work. According to the Global Business Travel Association and American Express , Americans took more than 500 million domestic business trips in 2016. To investigate the link between business travel and chronic disease conditions, my colleagues and I turned to de-identified electronic medical record data from EHE, Inc.,

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The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Resource Management

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Resource Management. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, March 23, 2009. Yeah yeah, I know. A consultant takes your watch and tells you what time it is. So there I was today, handing my client a pre-proposal for some new work. I realized that I prepared and printed it on their equipment, using their supplies, and then handed it to them. Where else does this happen? Posted by. Consulting SME. 5:33 PM. 2 comments: Consultant Insider.

The Reason Air Travel Is Terrible and So Few Airlines Are Profitable

Harvard Business

Chasing the next-higher-margin consumer requires both new firms and incumbents to leverage their resources, processes, and priorities. Finally, they would take over the international air travel market. Why is the airline industry so terrible?

Behind-The-Scenes Look At How To Deliver a TEDx Talk

Melissa Agnes

It is my hope that I can provide you with some good tips and resources to help you deliver the best speech of your life, and to do the TED name justice, as I hope I have done in my own TEDx Talk. Melissa's Speaking and Travel Fun

Are Your Values Worth the Paper They’re Printed On?

Markovitz Consulting

And clearly, the stress is exponentially worse for companies in industries like travel and leisure that aren’t thriving in the current environment. Since that time, he’s run the company very conservatively, so that they have the financial resources to withstand another shock.

#CrisisRoundup of Awesome Links: Week of September 8, 2014

Melissa Agnes

This week I’ve been trying to jam two work weeks into one as I’ll be traveling to the middle east next week – Dubai to be precise – to speak to healthcare delegates at a GCC government conference. Crisis Management Resources

Research: Hiring Managers Are Biased Against People with Longer Commutes

Harvard Business

Likewise, frequently changing work schedules may disrupt precarious travel arrangements for otherwise productive workers. Hiring Human resource management Digital Articleshanghaiface/Getty Images.

Underpaid (Live)

Harvard Business

Focus on the value of the entire deal: responsibilities, location, travel, flexibility in work hours, opportunities for growth and promotion, perks, support for continued education, and so forth. ” Compensation Human resource management Negotiations AudioDo you deserve a higher salary? In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast, Dear HBR: , cohosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn answer your questions in a live taping with an audience of compensation experts.

What the U.S. Military Can Teach Companies About Supporting Employees’ Families

Harvard Business

But many other recent approaches are within reach of all organizations, regardless of focus or resources, and are workable for both supportive frontline managers and individual mothers and fathers. People in careers that demand extended travel and prolonged periods of intense work naturally want to shut off in between projects. Advertise and destigmatize the resources your organization offers. Work-life balance Human resource management Managing people Digital Article

Balancing Parenting and Work Stress: A Guide

Harvard Business

Although it’s a go-to resource, the working-parent grapevine doesn’t always provide the most useful or can-do support. It’s as applicable for fathers as for mothers, whatever the family configuration, and regardless of roles or resources. As in any business, having a defined mission and clear goals enable you to set priorities, align resources, measure success, and be confident you’re on the right path.

How Some Companies Are Making Child Care Less Stressful for Their Employees

Harvard Business

Dina Bakst, founder of New York–based A Better Balance , is an advocate of making schedules predictable and avoiding telling employees at the last minute that they need to stay late, come in early, or travel on short notice. Sometimes, work travel produces the need for more or different coverage. Human resource management Digital ArticlePhoto by Mike Wilson. The cost of child care in the United States is high. This is not news.

How to Treat Your Business as the Ultimate Job Promotion

Consulting Matters

If you want your own business so you can travel, book your trips first. Get consulting and coaching videos, visuals, and guides to help you grow a high-quality business when you request your instant access to my FREE resource library.

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How HR and Judges Made It Almost Impossible for Victims of Sexual Harassment to Win in Court

Harvard Business

In many ways, the current state of court decisions begins in a familiar place: human resources departments. As shown below, judicial deference to symbolic structures increased steadily over time, beginning in the lower courts and traveling up the judicial hierarchy.

Social Hierarchy


As I’ve traveled the world and done work across many industries, it never ceases to amaze me how many social hierarchies exist. Additional Resources. To get access to these free resources, just fill out the form below: First Name *. I do not want free resources. When I was at Stanford, I took a class on social hierarchies. I remember thinking it was fascinating how social hierarchies influence perceptions of self and others.

Going Traditional or Going Agile


This is a necessity so that clients can pay for not only the consultant’s time, but also for overhead, SGA expenses, and weekly travel and hotel stay for the consultant’s on-site requirements.

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The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Quick! They Have Money! Propose.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Seriously - I was the only billable resource actually billing! skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, March 18, 2013. Quick! They Have Money! Propose Something! Everyone knows consultants are driven by money, but most dont realize just how "coin operated" their firms can be.

How to Handle Work When Your Child Is Sick

Harvard Business

Put key resources in place ahead of when you need them, and you’ll avoid undue emergency. Find — and budget in — the resources. But to the practical and financial extent possible, try to find the extra resources that will help sustain your family and performance when your child is ill. Managing yourself Human resource management Work-life balance Digital Article“Mommy/Daddy, I don’t feel so good.”

What is consulting?

Tom Spencer

When people think of consultants, they tend to visualize professionally suited employees, degrees from the best schools, high pay-checks and fancy travel stories. Do we have the knowledge, skills, resources, and experience required to get things done quickly and effectively?

How Diligent Biz Dev Led to a Six-Figure Consulting Project

Successful Independent Consulting

It’s an 11-month project for one consultant: $320k in consulting fees and another $100k for travel expenses. Joe July 2016: Joe gets another new job, this time as chief human resource officer of a large company. “ Home Run - Nationals Park ” © Gareth Milner, Creative Commons license.

Oliver Wyman Careers


Travel. Whether or not you view travel as an opportunity depends upon your personal preferences. Either way, Oliver Wyman's global approach tends to result in more international travel than firms with a local staffing model (e.g. Additional Resources.

With Gratitude


I am grateful for the chance to travel, see the world, and discover different ways of doing things. Additional Resources. I am grateful to have a roof over my head and a warm place to sleep at night. I am grateful to be in good health. I am grateful to call three amazing human beings my daughters. I am grateful to have the time and space to raise and watch my three little girls grow into young women. I am grateful to spend my days learning and teaching.

Marvel’s Endgame or How to Be a Superhero

The More Clients Blog

Big Spolier: In Endgame, the Avengers figure out how to travel back in time, retrieve the Infinity Stones, and undo the terrible decimation of humanity wreaked by Thanos. Yet they meet these realities with strength, resilience, courage, resourcefulness, sacrifice, and a sense of humor.

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Diversify and Create Multiple Income Streams as a Consultant with Dorie Clark: Podcast #11

Consulting Success

From there, Dorie worked for a nonprofit in Boston for two years, where she learned how to run a business resourcefully. To promote her book Reinventing You, in 2015, Dorie gave 160 podcast interviews and traveled around the country to deliver 74 speeches. Resources from Dorie Clark.

An Unconventional Path: One Medical Student’s Journey Into Consulting

Tom Spencer

While I wouldn’t be directly involved in patient care I would be influencing the environment and resources that ultimately would impact the quality of the therapy they received. I read all the major books, blogs, and resources out there.

Accenture Careers


The Products Operating Group concentrates on Air Freight & Travel Service, Automotive, Consumer Goods & Services, Industrial Equipment, Infrastructure & Transportation Services, Life Sciences, and Retail. Additional Resources. I do not want free resources.

When your marketplace shifts

Seth Godin Blog

Here's what happens (imagine travel agents, for example, or the farmers' markets in France): A. When was the last time you called a travel agent? Many of these merchants either don't have the skills, the resources or the good taste to build a business without the base.

Top Consulting Firms


What resources can consultants expect to access? However, they tend to have an intense lifestyle with lots of travel, face-to-face engagements, and long hours as a result. If you are interested in a career with a lot of travel, this could be a good place for you.

Coronavirus: Analysis, Conclusions & Takeaways


In my analysis, the three most constrained and “at-risk" resources in the medical system are ventilators, regular and intensive care hospital beds, and medical staff. Additional Resources. To get access to these free resources, just fill out the form below: First Name *.

7 Consulting Proposal Tips to Close That Sale

Tom Spencer

A proposal is not the place for a rundown on your team, resources and past clients. She’s also a bookworm, world traveler, cat lady and Mexican street food enthusiast. Despite their expertise, many consultants struggle to close deals.

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The Crazy Lives of Consultants: One Last Hurrah for Her

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

I was lucky enough to be part of a multi-disciplinary strategy project, including servers, applications, organizational realignment, and even human resources advice. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, April 8, 2013. One Last Hurrah for Her. IT consultants are mostly men, eliminating most opportunities to hook up with co-workers. Its much easier to pick up a real estate agent at the hotel bar than try to convince the much-hounded hotties of IT they should bed down with you!

How to Generate More Revenue Without Working More Hours with Tony Signorelli: Podcast #23

Consulting Success

The levels increase from providing your clients information and resources to giving them the tools and services they need to affect real and lasting change within their business. A greater step is to take advantage of the resources that are readily available to you on LinkedIn.

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WIC Turns 20 in 2018 

Women in Consulting

:: What better way to kick off the 20th Anniversary of WIC in 2018 than sharing a WIC “aha moment” from member M andi Toutsch : “Even traveling between the Midwest and California for the past year, I find the WIC emails and off-topic subjects very helpful.

Your report meets spec … here’s why that’s a problem

Rod Burkert

The RV is parked for the winter as another travel season (our 10 th ) has come to a close. Because price creates margin, and margin is the money available to re-invest in our practices … from more and better resources for doing the work to more and better training for getting the work.

6 Skills for Consulting Success

Tom Spencer

Prioritization and Resource Management. It is crucial not just to know how to prioritize but also to know how to be efficient at managing your resources, which are often limited. The attributes that cannot be acquired and are mandatory for consulting are enthusiasm for the work, love for travel, and the willingness to accept long work-hours. Having a successful career in consulting requires sustained motivation.

Unspoken truths of top-tier consulting: things every consultant knows, but no one says 

Tom Spencer

When you first start consulting, it can seem like a sort of corporate utopia: interesting work, a new client every few months, access to leaders of industry, great colleagues, endless career development and training, generous dinner budgets, extensive travel, nice hotels, international travel. Your life will be shaped in ways large and small by the month-to-month success of your firm, and how they decide to allocate their resources.

A Better Way to Set Strategic Priorities

Harvard Business

Grading the importance of various initiatives in an environment of finite resources is a primary test of leadership. To wit: There are three interdependent variables that are essential for executing any initiative — objectives, resources, and timing. You can’t produce the desired effect of a project without precise objectives, ample resources, and a reasonable time frame. All three variables are important, but resources reign supreme.