5 Consultant Strategies for Getting Unstuck

David A Fields

The post 5 Consultant Strategies for Getting Unstuck appeared first on David A. You’re stuck. Or your consulting firm is stuck. A task or goal has claimed permanent residence on your to-do list.

Strategy, Simplified

Management Consulted

The post Strategy, Simplified appeared first on Management Consulted. What sets great business leaders apart from merely good ones? What will cause us, as we navigate the daunting gap between good and great, to succeed or fail? Honestly, I don’t know. Books have been written on the topic, and … Continued. case studies

Marketing Consulting Business Strategies with Michael Brenner: Podcast #59

Consulting Success

Marketing Consulting Business Strategies with Michael Brenner: Podcast #59 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast keynote speaking leadership coaching marketing consulting marketing consulting strategies Marketing Insider Group Michael Brenner secret of happiness mode

Hidden Benefits of Off-Strategy Consulting Projects

David A Fields

Don’t let off-strategy projects (a.k.a. bad work”) crowd out your ability to accept on-strategy projects. How could you connect his situation, your approach to solving his problem, or any lessons you learn from working on George’s issue, back to your consulting firm’s core strategy?

Marketing Strategies for Consultants Study: 2018

Consulting Success

I’m excited to share the results of our 2018 Marketing Strategies for Consultants Study. Marketing Strategies for Consultants Study: 2018 is a post from: Consulting Success. Marketing is always a hot topic for consultants. Many struggle with it. Few excel in it. All must do it to attract new clients and grow their business.

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Growth Strategies

Tom Spencer

Growth strategy begins with identifying the source of the problem – you will want to look at customers, products, the company and its competitors. They want to develop a growth strategy for the next five years.

Want better strategies? Become a bulletproof problem solver

McKinsey

Strategy & Corporate Finance InsightsThe value of creative and strategic thinkers capable of solving complex problems has never been higher.

The right digital-platform strategy

McKinsey

Many incumbents are starting to build their own platforms or to forge ties with others. The penalty for not playing may be steep. Digital Insights

Why the Ferrari Strategy May Beat Your Consulting Firm’s Current New Business Strategy

David A Fields

Your consulting firm has a hot lead with California-based, Death Valley Electrical (a.k.a. DVE), a surprisingly large company you’ve never worked with before. The project scope is modest, but you sense that a small engagement could lead to a long, profitable relationship. How should you proceed?

What Marketing Strategy Is the Best for You?

The More Clients Blog

If you pick the right marketing strategy, you’ll be like that little guy in the middle of my diagram above. Well, I lay down on my bed last week with a notepad and started to map out my “Unified Theory of Marketing Strategies” with an emphasis on online marketing.

Productized Services: Strategy or Implementation?

Kai Davis

A productized service can be focused on strategy, on implementation, or on strategy + implementation. The post Productized Services: Strategy or Implementation? The easiest productized services to start with, market, and sell are ones that are focused on implementation.

Culture vs Strategy

Tom Spencer

Strategy involves understanding your current position, deciding on a destination, and charting a course from here to there. Culture is arguably more important than strategy because, if you look at it over the lifetime of a product or an organisation, the culture is the only thing that will really matter. The strategy and the products are today’s strategy and today’s products, but over time the strategies and the products will change while the culture will remain.

Porter’s Generic Strategies

Tom Spencer

Three strategies to achieve above-average performance: cost leadership, differentiation, and focus. In order to understand Porter’s Generic Strategies, it is helpful to take a step back and examine the two things which determine a firm’s profitability in the long run.

Here's Why You Need an HR Strategy

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Human Resources- HR strategic priorities

The customer mandate to digitize collections strategies

McKinsey

Customers told us that more calling won’t improve lenders’ contact and recovery rates. Here’s what they said does work. Risk Insights

List: Aussie Strategy Firms 2013

Tom Spencer

List of Australian Strategy Firms in 2013. BELOW is a hand-picked list of leading Australian strategy firms. This list will be of interest to you if: you’re a student who wants to work for a leading strategy firm, or. Pacific Strategy Partners.

Seeing your way to better strategy

McKinsey

Viewing strategy choices through four lenses—financial performance, markets, competitive advantage, and operating model—can help companies debias their strategic dialogues and make big, bold changes. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

The 3 Relationship Strategies That Guarantee your Success

Claris Consulting

This is not a success strategy that works long-term. The post The 3 Relationship Strategies That Guarantee your Success appeared first on. How good at relationship building do you need to be to succeed?

Why digital strategies fail

McKinsey

Most digital strategies don’t reflect how digital is changing economic fundamentals, industry dynamics, or what it means to compete. Companies should watch out for five pitfalls. Our Insights

The BraveHeart Exit Strategy Consultants Randy And Ellen Long: Podcast #41

Consulting Success

Maybe it’s time for you to start an exit strategy the BraveHeart way with Randy and Ellen Long to teach you how. The BraveHeart Exit Strategy Consultants Randy And Ellen Long: Podcast #41 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast consultants Michael Zipursky Randy And Ellen Long The BraveHeart Exit The BraveHeart Exit Strategy The BraveHeart Exit Strategy Consultants Randy And Ellen Long

Best Business Books 2018: Strategy

Strategy+Business

These are key questions for anybody charged with developing strategy for a large organization. And these key questions are answered with clarity and verve in this year's best business books on strategy. How can you innovate to avoid irrelevance?

Need Clients Now? 5 Strategies to Quickly Get More Consulting Clients

Consulting Matters

If you want to achieve sustainable success as a consultant - ideally you want to create a marketing system to ensure you have a consistently full pipeline of right-fit clients. However, there will be times when you have to feel the cash flow pressure and need to find clients.right now!

Strategy Consulting – Reflections on the First Six Months

Tom Spencer

Amber Holzmeister graduated from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business last June, and began working at KPMG Strategy in San Francisco back in August 2018. Consulting Firms strategy consulting

The Strategy Behind TikTok’s Global Rise

Harvard Business

Global strategy Social platforms Digital ArticleThe video app has a version for China’s internet and a version for the rest of the world.

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How to avoid digital-strategy pitfalls

McKinsey

Most digital strategies don’t reflect how digital is changing economic fundamentals, industry dynamics, or what it means to compete. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

5 Myths About Strategy

Harvard Business

Strategy Digital ArticleWhy we believe them and why we’re wrong.

Stop Chasing Likes: Social Media Success Start with Strategy

Joellyn Sargent

It ignores strategy. Social media without strategy is simply a hobby, and a time-consuming one at that. I’m not suggesting that Buffer doesn’t have a clear social strategy. Start with Strategy. Even with a great strategy, things change.

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Five Fifty: Strategy vs execution

McKinsey

Which matters more—great strategy or great execution? New research finds that strategy wins, especially disruptive strategies that respond powerfully to digitization. Our Insights

A winning operating model for digital strategy

McKinsey

Digital is driving major changes in how companies set and execute strategy. New survey results point to four elements that top performers include in their digital-strategy operating model. Digital Insights

Is Peter Mandelson really a strategy consultant?

Tom Spencer

But the House is rather an unworldly place and its members and staff may not know what a recognized, professional strategy consultant is expected to do. Formulating strategies. Implementing strategies. None have worked as a “strategy consultant” anywhere else.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Strategy

Tom Spencer

According to McKinsey, transformational mergers are rare “because the circumstances have to be just right, and the management team needs to execute the strategy well.”.

Need Clients Now? 5 Strategies to Quickly Get More Consulting Clients

Consulting Matters

If you want to achieve sustainable success as a consultant - ideally you want to create a marketing system to ensure you have a consistently full pipeline of right-fit clients. However, there will be times when you have to feel the cash flow pressure and need to find clients.right now!

Five strategies to hone your project management skills

Jacq Hackett Consulting

Here are five strategies to keep you on track. For example, a final project plan, a stakeholder consultation strategy, a findings paper, a report. My strategy is always to do what I can from my end to facilitate these deadlines being met, for example reminding the client well in advance of what’s due, or setting up a progress call to keep things moving. As a consultant, your working life now revolves around projects and one of your key roles is project manager.

3 Signs of Good and Bad Strategies

LSA Global

Ineffective Strategies Hinder Growth. Because they don’t understand the difference between good and bad strategies, their strategic plans are flawed from the beginning. 3 Signs of a Bad Corporate Strategy. A bad strategy: 1. A Good Corporate Strategy.

3 Steps to Align Your Pricing Strategy with Your Growth Strategy

LSA Global

Is Your Pricing Strategy Aligned with Your Growth Strategy? If your pricing strategy does not fit your sales strategy, sales capabilities, or marketplace it will be difficult to grow profitably. Don’t let misaligned pricing strategies derail your growth plans.

How to confront uncertainty in your strategy

McKinsey

Lack of certainty about the future is the very reason you need a strategy. Strategy & Corporate Finance InsightsInstead, embrace probability.

Confronting overconfidence in talent strategy, management, and development

McKinsey

Best practices are well understood. But are companies following them as closely as their leaders claim? Future of Work

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