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

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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?

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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Measuring your strategy’s odds of success

McKinsey

The authors of Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick explain how big data can help managers set bold aspirations and overcome organizational inertia. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

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.

Strategy at the speed of digital

McKinsey

Strategy & Corporate Finance InsightsTo succeed in the digital age, companies need to significantly raise their metabolic rate.

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.

Strategy, analytics, and the dangers of cannibalisation

The Source

Even strategy consulting, that bastion of archetypal consulting, isn’t immune to this: We estimate that, if you exclude the digital transformation component from strategy, for example, demand for traditional strategy consulting shrank by 14% last year.

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.

5 Smart Strategies to De-Stress & Accelerate Any Career or Business Transition

Consulting Matters

In this blog post I take you through the 5 smart strategies that will help you figure out what's next and how to make it real. How I Can Can You Right Now: Schedule a Quick Clarity Strategy Session.

Jumpstart a better way to do strategy

McKinsey

Strategy & Corporate Finance InsightsEight practical shifts that can help management teams overcome the social games and corporate politics that doom so many bold plans to failure.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How to make the bold strategy moves that matter

McKinsey

The authors of Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick explain the key strategic levers their analysis has revealed, and how strongly you have to pull them. Strategy & Corporate Finance InsightsWhat does it take to make a true performance leap?

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.

The Emergent Career Strategy - Practical Considerations

CaseInterview.com

I recently wrote an article about the difference between Planned vs. Emergent Career Strategies. The emergent strategy sometimes reveals itself in the process of pursuing the original career plan. The person over wedded to the planned career (especially if they happen to hate it) tends to believe the best risk management strategy is to take no risks. This strategy alone is profoundly useful.

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

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

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!

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?

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

5 Myths About Strategy

Harvard Business

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

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

Don’t Mistake Execution for Strategy

Harvard Business

Strategy Strategy execution Strategic planning Competitive strategy Digital ArticleOtherwise you’ll drown in a to-do list.

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 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?

5 Simple Rules for Strategy Execution

Harvard Business

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

Is Everyone Winning But You? Time For A Blue Ocean Strategy®!

Simon Associates

In fact, I recently spoke to the Pennsylvania Petroleum Association on Blue Ocean Strategy, and I was reminded how the theory, methods and tools of this unique business growth approach are so timely for an industry like this.