10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms

David A Fields

The post 10 Tough-Times Strategies for Consulting Firms appeared first on David A. You’re swimming in a vast sea of stressful news and, given today’s reality, you’re well within your rights to feel anxious, nervous and uncertain about how your consulting firm should proceed.

Internal Strategy: Lessons Learned (1 of 2)

Tom Spencer

I initially started out my career in management consulting, exited to an internal strategy team in industry, and pivoted back to consulting. In this article, Part 1, I will describe my experience of working in an internal strategy team and some of the main projects and activities I undertook.

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Internal Strategy: Lessons Learned (2 of 2)

Tom Spencer

This article continues on from Part 1 , in which I shared some of my experiences of working with an internal strategy team at a large financial institution, and some of the main projects and activities I undertook. 7 differences between internal strategy and management consulting.

Best Practices for Strategy Implementation in 2022

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Anthony Taylor here, I'm the Managing Partner at SME Strategy. And today, I wanted to make a short video about best practices for implementing your strategy in 2022. Strategic planning strategy strategic priorities communication CEO strategy implementation

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

Strategy for a digital world

McKinsey

A winning digital strategy requires new twists to familiar moves. Digital Insights Digital strategy and organization

Strategy VS Tactics: Answer These Questions To Grow Your Consulting Business

Consulting Success

Believe it or not, Strategy VS Tactics: Answer These Questions To Grow Your Consulting Business is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Articles business growth strategies Marketing Tactic Sales Strategy for Consultants

Agile Strategy Enables Significant Growth

Brimstone Consulting

Agile strategy leads to 220% increase in revenue. Following the assessment, Brimstone began by working with the leadership team to develop a comprehensive strategy. The SBF ensures the entire team owns the strategy. CASE STUDY.

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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. Write a book, or track consulting project profitability, or win a consulting project from the Danish royal family.) Or some Godzilla task smashed its way to the forefront and all your (consulting firm’s) work has … Continued.

Million-Dollar Financial Strategies For Consultants With Dan Cuprill: Podcast #157

Consulting Success

Million-Dollar Financial Strategies For Consultants With Dan Cuprill: Podcast #157 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast building a business Financial Advisors Financial Strategies For Consultants Long-Term Wealth Marketing Million-Dollar Strategies

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Profitable Growth Strategies for Consultants with Thomas Michael Hogg: Podcast #182

Consulting Success

The greatest challenge of all companies is to figure out and properly implement profitable growth strategies to boost sales and enter the profit zone. Today’s guest is Thomas Michael Hogg, the author of Profitable Growth Strategy: 7 proven best practices from German companies.

How Consultants Can Create & Implement Winning Business Strategies With Christian Stadler: Podcast #214

Consulting Success

In this episode, Christian Stadler talks with host Michael Zipursky about the winning business strategies you can use to grow, adapt, and beat your competition. The only way to prevail as a small consulting firm is to do something different.

Unconventional PR Strategies To Get Consulting Clients with Darian Kovacs: Podcast #218

Consulting Success

Many people take their marketing strategies for granted, and thus continue using old, ineffective techniques. Setting aside tactics that do not work in favor of unconventional PR strategies is always recommended.

The Making of a Megadeal: Howard Ungerleider on the Merger of Dow and DuPont

McKinsey

Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Corporate Finance Mergers & acquisitions Post merger managementThe CFO of Dow shares his experience of leading one of the most complex mergers and spinouts in history.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Getting strategy wrong—and how to do it right instead

McKinsey

Too many companies equate strategy with hitting financial goals. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Managing in UncertaintyThey underestimate the difficulty—and the value—of the real thing.

Triple Your Consulting Sales With These 2 Strategies

Consulting Success

Triple Your Consulting Sales With These 2 Strategies is a post from: Consulting Success. Do you ever feel like you’re fighting an uphill battle in your consulting sales, trying to prove your value to potential consulting clients?

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R&D Pricing Strategies for Consultants: How to Price The Unknowns

Consulting Success

R&D Pricing Strategies for Consultants: How to Price The Unknowns is a post from: Consulting Success. Pricing your consulting services hourly is one of the worst ways to charge your clients. You only have so many hours in a day.

Leadership Strategy: How To Build A Successful Consulting Business With Dan Pontefract: Podcast #168

Consulting Success

Leadership Strategy: How To Build A Successful Consulting Business With Dan Pontefract: Podcast #168 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast Consulting Business delivering value to clients diversification strategy finding your niche leadership strategist TELUS

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

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

Consulting While Working Full Time: 2 Proven Strategies To Start Consulting

Consulting Success

Consulting While Working Full Time: 2 Proven Strategies To Start Consulting is a post from: Consulting Success. Do you want to start consulting while working full time? There are many reasons why you might consider starting a consulting “side hustle” before going all in.

Align Your Board & Increase Your Chances of Strategy Implementation

SME Strategy

SME Strategy is a strategy consulting company that specializes in aligning teams around their vision, mission, values, goals and action plans. alignment implementation strategy implementation Board governance

$100M Business Growth Strategies For Consultants With Cameron Herold: Podcast #154

Consulting Success

Cameron Herold, the Founder of COO Alliance, joins Michael Zipursky on today’s episode to share business growth strategies that he has been personally using. 100M Business Growth Strategies For Consultants With Cameron Herold: Podcast #154 is a post from: Consulting Success.

Best Practices for Accelerating the Sales Process

This eBook takes a look at three headache-free strategies you can employ today to accelerate selling the right way. Read on to learn how to adopt specific workflows and approaches that append your existing processes to deliver value to your prospects and internal counterparts.

Why You Need to Tie Resource Allocation to Strategy Implementation

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

strategic priorities implementation strategy implementationDon't forget to think about this when you're implementing your strategic plan.

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? The post Hidden Benefits of Off-Strategy Consulting Projects appeared first on David A.

Purpose vs. Product: Differentiate Your Strategy from Tactics (Portfolio & Roadmaps)

Johanna Rothman

Strategy Occurs At Several Levels. I see strategy necessary at these management levels: Organizational strategy, to define the value the organization offers to the employees, customers, and other stakeholders. Organizational Strategy Explains the Organizational Value.

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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The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Find out how to transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers by downloading the playbook today!

Why new CEOs should use Strategy Leadership Team Alignment

Brimstone Consulting

Our process, Strategy Leadership Team Alignment , uses tactical planning and strategic thinking to align the leadership team around the organization’s vision, and if necessary, their key strategic imperatives, critical issues, operational plans, and key leadership behaviors/values.

A Digital Content Strategy That Works For Consultants With Sara Wilson: Podcast #135

Consulting Success

In this episode, Michael Zipursky introduces us to Sara Wilson, the founder of SW Projects, where they craft content strategies and unique creative. A Digital Content Strategy That Works For Consultants With Sara Wilson: Podcast #135 is a post from: Consulting Success.

Why Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Hey there, my name is Anthony Taylor, I'm the Managing Partner at SME Strategy. And today, I want to talk to you why culture eats strategy, and why it's important for you to consider as you move your strategic plan forward.

Use Deliveries to Offer New Decision Points for Tactics and Strategy

Johanna Rothman

Finishing a story creates a new decision point, for both the product and the corporate strategy. The green feedback loops (the right side of the image) offer information to the people who decide on the product strategy and the project portfolio.

A Proven Guide to Recruiting Passive Candidates

It's not efficient to be in active recruitment mode all the time. It's important to also invest in building a passive candidate pipeline. Download the guide to help you build a recruitment strategy that attracts both active and passive candidates.

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 modelLife presents itself for most of us if we’re open to it. For Michael Brenner, going out on his own and become a consultant literally had people and mentors pushing him in that direction.

You Need These 5 Elements for Successful Strategy Implementation

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

SME Strategy is a strategy consulting company that specializes in aligning teams around their vision, mission, values, goals and action plans. Strategic planning alignment strategy communication accountability strategy implementation buy-in

Kindness – an evidence-based strategy for leadership

Virtual Project Consulting

The post Kindness – an evidence-based strategy for leadership first appeared on Virtual Project Management Consulting. For Leaders there are endless benefits of kindness in our interactions at work relating to wellbeing for effectiveness. And it can be developed and learnt.

Why new CEOs should use Strategy and Leadership Team Alignment

Brimstone Consulting

Our process, Strategy and Leadership Team Alignment , uses tactical planning and strategic thinking to align the leadership team around the organization’s vision, and if necessary, their key strategic imperatives, critical issues, operational plans, and key leadership behaviors/values.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.