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Scaling A Multi-Million Dollar Consulting Firm With Jennifer Brown: Podcast #122

Consulting Success

The journey to scaling your business can be quite complex, but with the right guidance, you will eventually get to the top.

How to Treat Your Business as the Ultimate Job Promotion

Consulting Matters

The best thing about leaping from corporate into running your own business is having control over your career, time and earning potential. But for a lot of us - we don't fully take advantage of this power we risked so much to find. We work a ton of hours.

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Boutique vs Large Consulting Firms

Tom Spencer

University is a difficult journey for anyone, regardless of major. Oftentimes, it takes a lot of navigating to truly understand what you want from your experience and where you want to end up.

What to Say Once You Get a Meeting

The More Clients Blog

I’ve been writing a lot about the importance of setting up meetings with prospective clients and those who can lead you to prospective clients. How to Get 100 Meetings. More Meetings = More Clients.

The Surprising Effects of Business Vs. Leisure Travel

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Getting Buyer’s Journey Mapping Back On Track

Prudent Pedal

Well, we’ve reached the point where Marketing has ruined a good thing once again. We did it to social media, buyer personas, podcasting, marketing automation, Christmas, Easter, and Memorial Day. What have we ruined this time?

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Corporate Asia: A capital paradox

McKinsey

Asian corporations now account for 43 percent of the world’s largest 5,000 companies, contributing $19 trillion in revenue to the world economy every year. But has this growth come at a cost? Asia-Pacific

To Achieve Big Goals, Start with Small Habits

Harvard Business

Begin with these five steps. Productivity Motivating people Digital Article

And it bends toward justice

Seth Godin Blog

Superman could bend steel with his bare hands. Along the way, we’ve been sold on the idea that difficult tasks ought to be left to heroes, often from somewhere far away or from long ago. That it’s up to them, whoever ‘them’ is. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. quoted Theodore Parker: “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.”. But it’s not bending itself. And it’s not waiting for someone from away to bend it either. It’s on us.

The Link Between Well-Being, the Brain, and Strengths (podcast)

Leadership Vision Consulting

Today we're talking about well-being as it relates to the intellectual, emotional, influential, and unconscious life of the brain. We also talk about how understanding that can really help us maximize our Strengths and ultimately, our levels of personal and professional well-being.

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!

Digital supply-chain transformation with a human face

McKinsey

Why building a digitally enabled supply chain is hard, and what to do about it. Insights on Operations

[Vlog] Dealing with Conflict: 7 Tips for Building a Collaborative Team

Peter Stark

I’m advising an executive right now, who has this challenge. She has two employees reporting to her that hate each other’s guts. Now, I may be a little extreme with that expression but I’m pretty confident at telling you this.

The imprecision of “am”

Seth Godin Blog

I am 41 years old. is a very different statement than. I am a vegan. In the first case, there’s not a lot you can do about your “am” It is an accurate description of a state of affairs over which you have no control. In the second, it simply describes a choice. Anyone who wants to eat a certain way instantly becomes a vegan for as long as they make that choice. The “am” that we think of as permanent identity might actually be a choice, repeated again and again

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China-based Fuyao Glass Considers Manufacturing in the U.S.

Harvard Business

Not many Chinese companies open manufacturing facilities in the U.S., but automotive glass maker Fuyao is considering just that. Harvard Business School professor Willy Shih examines factors that go into deciding where companies should locate production facilities in his case, “Fuyao Glass America: Sourcing Decision.” ” Global strategy Cross-cultural management Manufacturing Audio

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.

Collaborative contracting: Moving from pilot to scale-up

McKinsey

Despite the early successes of collaborative-contract adopters, the industry remains hesitant. Five steps can help project owners better envision the transition toward more collaborative approaches. Insights on Capital Projects & Infrastructure

Better than real

Seth Godin Blog

A still life painting was supposed to capture a moment in time, something that we’d photograph if only the camera had been invented. And a sauna was a nordic way to simulate a warm afternoon at the beach. But an artistic photograph isn’t supposed to simply be a snapshot. It has to add more than that. And a veggie burger is not simply a pale imitation of a meat burger. It can be something better. The problem with faux is that it’s not enough

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Everyone is doing their best

Seth Godin Blog

What if that’s not actually true? Perhaps it’s more useful to consider that in every moment, on every project, no one is actually doing their best. Because there’s always a need to hold a little bit in reserve. Because there are always competing priorities. Because everyone has a noise in their head. Because there’s fear, a hundred kinds of fear. Because no one has actually done the lopsided work of 100% preparation and commitment, not for this precise moment.

The X Factor of Great Corporate Cultures

Harvard Business

Good cultures know how they do things. Great cultures know why. Organizational culture Digital Article

When Community Becomes Your Competitive Advantage

Harvard Business

How businesses shift from selling products to building networks. Strategy Digital Article

Why Business Leaders Should Solve Problems Beyond Their Companies

Harvard Business

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, professor at Harvard Business School, believes the world demands a new kind of business leader. She says so-called “advanced leaders” work inside and outside their companies to tackle big issues such as climate change, public health, and social inequality. She gives real-life examples and explains how business leaders can harness their experience, networks, innovative approaches, and the power of their organizations to solve challenging problems.

How to Build a Great Relationship with a Mentor

Harvard Business

Eight easy steps. Managing yourself Networking Digital Article

The Dolittle effect

Seth Godin Blog

Why is the new Dolittle movie so bad? Savaged by critics and viewers, it had: One of the most bankable movie stars in the world. A story that had previously been the basis of two hit movies. The best CGI houses in the world. Unlimited time and money. I think the best way to understand why it failed is to look at the reasons above. Ironically, it’s these assets and lack of constraints that created the circumstances that allowed the movie to become a turkey. Too many meetings.

A Better Way to Develop and Retain Top Talent

Harvard Business

Are you giving your employees enough opportunities to learn? Developing employees Employee retention Managing people Digital Article

Larry Fink Isn’t Going to Read Your Sustainability Report

Harvard Business

Companies need to update the way they talk about their ESG efforts. Sustainability Social responsibility Shared value Digital Article