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4 Steps To Qualify Consulting Clients with Michael Norton: Podcast #63

Consulting Success

There are a lot of people who are working on building their consulting businesses. They may already have a process in place for their marketing or for their selling, yet they’re not getting the results that they want.

How is helping workers prepare for a digital skill shift


Jacquelline Fuller, president of, shares how her organization is preparing for the future of work through online training that reaches those who need it most. Future of Work

10 Things Effective Leaders Do To Earn Trust Quickly

Tom Spencer

There are some office resources that you can’t just order off Amazon: and trust is perhaps the most precious of these. When you’re assembling a team to achieve great things in a short timeframe, you need to know your crew has got your back.

Consulting Insights: Interview with Joe Timko from Ernst & Young- Part 1

Management Consulted

Top Consultant Spotlight: Interview with Joe Timko, Partner at Ernst & Young (Part 1) Joe’s past roles: Partner, Ernst & Young’s (EY) Strategy and Customer Practices Chief Strategy Officer – ADP EVP, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer – Pitney Bowes … Continue Reading. The post Consulting Insights: Interview with Joe Timko from Ernst & Young- Part 1 appeared first on Management Consulted. life as a consultant management consulting mckinsey interview

The 6 Million Euro Man (or Woman): Sourcing Superior Talent

Confessions of a Consultant

The cost of a ‘wrong hire’ can be enormous. Each time you hire a new employee you potentially spend several million Euro.

What Kind of Happiness Do People Value Most?

Harvard Business

Carol Yepes/Getty Images. Sure, everyone wants to be happy. But what kind of happiness do people want? Is it happiness experienced moment-to-moment? Or is it being able to look back and remember a time as happy?

2008 Financial Crisis – Causes and historical context

Tom Spencer

My friends and I walked out of the Big Short several years ago feeling like a group of global financial crisis experts. We were shocked, how could no one have seen the collapse coming? It all seemed so clear.

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What We’re Grateful For at Leadership Vision in 2018

Leadership Vision Consulting

It’s Thanksgiving week in the United States, and so we’re taking a little break from talking about the implementation and practice of Strengths. Instead, I’ve asked our team to briefly reflect on their year and share a few things they are grateful for in 2018.

How Geisinger Health System Reduced Opioid Prescriptions

Harvard Business

The devastating opioid epidemic in the U.S. is a crisis that was created, in part, by healthcare itself as prescriptions for pain-relieving medications rapidly increased in the 2000s. Now, healthcare is at the forefront in trying to fix the problem.

Artificial Intelligence – Utopian Dreams and Existential Risks

Tom Spencer

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Stanford Professor Andrew Ng has stated that “AI is the new electricity”. [1] 1] In other words, it is a technology that has the potential to completely transform every major industry. Similarly, Executive Chairman of Alphabet Eric Schmidt has declared that “we are in the process of inventing the equivalent of oil”. [2]. AI has become a central focus for many leading tech firms.

Signal to noise ratio

Seth Godin Blog

It’s almost impossible to have a substantive conversation at a soccer match. It’s too loud. Too much noise. It’s exhausting to listen to some politicians speak, because there’s nothing being said. Not enough signal. Signal to noise ratio is the measure of how much cruft we have to work through to get to the heart of the message. The discussion to have when your message isn’t getting out is: Is the world too noisy, or is our signal too weak?

Gratitude’s Role in Leadership

Peter Stark

Would the people you live and work with describe you as a grateful person? George Burns, who lived to be 100 years old, once said, “The first thing I do each morning is check the obituary section of the paper. If my name is not in it, I know it’s going to be a great day.”.

“Be yourself, everyone else is taken”

Seth Godin Blog

I don’t agree with Oscar Wilde on this one. In fact, almost no one else is taken. You definitely can’t (and shouldn’t) be someone who already exists, but the number of slots left is infinite. Each of us can work to become the person we seek to be. A better version of the person we are right now. Doing work we’re proud of for people we care about