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.

Cracking Pricing Strategy Case Studies

Tom Spencer

Pricing strategy is one of the easiest levers CEOs can pull to increase revenues in their company. Pricing Strategy Case Framework. Overall strategy. Going through the following questions is therefore also very important: What’s the objective of our pricing strategy?

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

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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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?

Business Strategy Lessons from Mad Men

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Business strategySet in 1960’s New York City, AMC’s Mad Men features Sterling Cooper, a fictional advertising agency on Madison Avenue, while detailing the everyday lives of its members at work and at home.

Guide to Value-Based Pricing for Consultants: 10 Experts Share Their Fee Strategies

Consulting Success

Guide to Value-Based Pricing for Consultants: 10 Experts Share Their Fee Strategies is a post from: Consulting Success. You, the consultant, want to earn more money in your consulting practice.

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?

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

5 Simple Rules for Strategy Execution

Harvard Business

Strategy Strategy execution Digital ArticleThe more you try to achieve, the less you’ll accomplish.

Tips to Improve Strategy Communication to Employees

LSA Global

Strategy Communication to Employees. What good is a strategy – even a well-designed one – if employees don’t understand it? Tips on Strategy Communication to Employees. Explain how the strategy will advance the purpose of your organization.

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.

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

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

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

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

Rethinking the renewable strategy for an age of global competition

McKinsey

Renewable-based power generation is rising. As the market evolves, what will it take to succeed, and what kinds of players will win? Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

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?

5 Myths About Strategy

Harvard Business

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

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?

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

Here's Why You Need an HR Strategy

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Human Resources- HR strategic priorities

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

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.”.

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.

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

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.

Inside the strategy room: One CEO’s approach

McKinsey

Deanna Mulligan, president and CEO of Guardian Life Insurance, reflects on how she approaches strategy planning in an industry with strong headwinds. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights