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10 Ways to Use the Fool Archetype to Increase Your Consulting Success

Consulting Matters

Today is April Fool's Day. Doesn't feel like a day to be pranking each other given the current global health and economic crisis. But that doesn't mean we can't celebrate the Fool archetype. I am a massive fan of mythology and archetypes.

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How to Reduce the Anxiety From Your Consulting Firm’s Uncertain Future

David A Fields

Are clients coming back? Are projects canceled or postponed? For how long? Do you need to cut expenses? Fire staff? Change your business model? Join me in a thought experiment to determine your best path forward during these turbulent times.

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8 Top tips for managing at a distance

The Management Centre

Managing a remote team of people – who are not sitting anywhere near you and may not even be in the same time zone – can be a huge challenge. How do you make sure out of sight isn’t out of mind, especially when you might have been used to seeing at least some of your team on a regular basis?

The Connection – Development Process

The More Clients Blog

Are you wondering how to keep up the momentum in your business during the coronavirus shutdown? Today, I want to share a powerful but simple model that can keep you moving forward.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Getting marketing right, right now

The Source

What marketing is appropriate right now? That’s a question we’ve been asked on a number of occasions over the last few days. Obviously, face-to-face events such as roundtables, conferences, and exhibitions are all on hold; but in an age of digital marketing, there’s still a lot that can be done.

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Mastering The Art Of Consulting Sales And Client Relationships With Andrew Sobel: Podcast #132

Consulting Success

Consulting is a two-way transaction. While people know this, not many take it to heart. A consultant goes beyond merely telling their clients what to do; rather, they listen and build trust in one another.

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What The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Means For Consultant Marketing

Consulting Matters

Oil.water, In general, consultants are not the biggest fans of marketing, even in the best of times. The marketing challenge is definitely exacerbated in times like these, when there is a massive threat to our global health and economy.

Adapting customer experience in the time of coronavirus


Care, creative thinking, and new tools can address customers’ acute needs today and forge stronger ties in the post-COVID-19 era. Marketing & Sales Insights

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Save Lives vs. Save the Economy

In the United States, there’s a big debate going on right now. Epidemiologists urge physical distancing as the best way to avoid catastrophic loss of lives.

The Definitive Guide to Becoming a High-Growth Company

Why do some companies grow at a double-digit pace every year, while others experience nominal (or even flat) growth year over year? Discover the common attributes that your High-Growth Clients have in common as they outperform their competition in top-line growth!

Marketing Guidelines for Professional Services Firms During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Prudent Pedal

I offer 6 simple marketing guidelines for professional services firms during the COVID-19 pandemic that will build your reputation—or at least protect it until it’s over. In the past two weeks, I have digested more “content” than is healthy.

187: Teresa Douglas—Unleashing Those Secrets To Working Remotely

On the Brink Podcast

Learn how to successfully adapt to working remotely! In this time of uncertainty, with a global pandemic, what do you need to know from a podcast? Perhaps how to adapt to fast-changing times.

Tackling COVID-19 in Africa


An unfolding health and economic crisis that demands bold action. Middle East and Africa


Great Depression 2020?

I’ve been noticing that there are questions lately about what caused the Great Depression and whether we’re at risk of something similar in 2020. The short answer is: No, I don’t think we’re at risk of another Great Recession.

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Coronavirus COVID 19 – What’s next for Management Consulting recruitment?

Management Consulting Prep

When the world finally turned its gazes on the deadly Coronavirus, it had already done irreparable damage to the economy. Unfortunately, the management consulting industry is also under this crossfire.

GROW your approach to coaching

The Management Centre

What’s the Big Idea? During the 1980’s Sir John Whitmore, Timothy Gallwey and Graham Alexander created the (now world renowned) GROW coaching model. It draws on methods developed by the trio which have since been applied in a wide range of settings around the world.

Coronavirus and technology supply chains: How to restart and rebuild


As COVID-19-related restrictions begin to lift in Asia, how can organizations resolve supply-chain issues at pace? Insights on Operations

How To 105


Alan Weiss

The recovery question that emerges after this next, intense period of infection they’re predicting, will be whether it is a “V” shape, with a strong, immediate recovery after a dramatic decline, or a “U” shape, which has a waiting period at the bottom and then a dramatic recovery.

Levels of Consulting (100 – 400+)

Kai Davis

So, when it comes to consulting what exactly are levels 100-400? For your business, what levels 100-400 are depends on what’s important in your target market. In a minute, you’ll see an example roadmap of ‘Level 100’ to ‘Level 400’ for all 7 of the key areas we’ve been discussing.

Online learning – make it work for you

The Management Centre

Learning is important because it keeps us motivated, keeps our minds active and means we are more able to manage change. Change is a constant and therefore so must be learning. And during this time of upheaval, we are needing to adapt to change quicker than ever.

Getting ahead of the next stage of the coronavirus crisis


First the virus, now the economic fallout—you need to launch your plan-ahead team. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

How to Develop an HR Strategy & Attract Top Talent - Interview With Denise Liebetrau

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

On this episode of our Strategy & Leadership Podcast, we were joined by Denise Liebetrau, the Founder & CEO of Prosper Consulting , in Colorado.

Rewarding Price Increases

Kai Davis

When it comes to raising prices, I am a fan. One of the easiest ways to earn more is to charge more. But, taking the courageous action of raising your prices can bring out the resistance in full force. After all, who are you to charge more?

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5 Industry Trends from the 2020 High Growth Study of Consulting Firms

Management and IT Consulting

A year has passed since the Hinge Research Institute released their High Growth Study – Consulting Edition via live webinar with Deltek. This week, we released an all-new 2020 edition of the study, so we thought this would be an ideal opportunity to look back and see what’s changed.

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Returning to resilience: The impact of COVID-19 on mental health and substance use


As governments race to contain COVID-19, it is important to know the actions society can take to mitigate the behavioral health impact of the pandemic and economic crisis. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

How to Develop an HR Strategy & Attract Top Talent - Interview With Denise Libetrau

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

On this episode of our Strategy & Leadership Podcast, we were joined by Denise Liebetrau, the Founder & CEO of Prosper Consulting , in Colorado.

How Not To Throw Away Valuable Clients

Henry DeVries

How can consultants and small businesses show that they care to retain their high-paying clients? Client retention should be every leader's and employee's top priority

How Are You Investing (Not “Spending”) Your Time?

Alan Weiss

Let’s consider we’ve been in the current, highly restricted conditions for about two weeks. And let’s assume that 20 hours of that week you’re taking care of your family, shopping, home schooling, keeping in touch with friends and extended family, etc. That leaves 20 hours.

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Lives and livelihoods: Assessing the near-term impact of COVID-19 on US workers


Up to one-third of US jobs may be vulnerable—and more than 80 percent are held by low-income workers. Public Sector Insights