Use This Unique Tool to Focus Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

A simple tool—the Focus Wheel—will help you and your consulting firm point your energy in the right direction. The post Use This Unique Tool to Focus Your Consulting Firm appeared first on David A. Focus.

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A Common Tool Trap: the Tool Will Help Your Delivery and Planning Problems

Johanna Rothman

Many of these people want to use a tool to plan from the “bottom” (what the teams do) to the top (roadmaps and portfolio). Worse, they want to start with a tool. See Schedule Game #11: The Schedule Tool is Always Right as an example.). I have nothing against tools.

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The Success Ladder: A Simple, Powerful Tool for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

You can install a simple, powerful tool at your consulting firm that will stimulate progress toward your goals. The post The Success Ladder: A Simple, Powerful Tool for Your Consulting Firm appeared first on David A.

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Optimism is a tool

Seth Godin Blog

Optimism is a tool that permits us to solve problems more effectively. And pessimism is a tool as well–it can help you with budgeting, scheduling and other projects. Choose your tools wisely.].

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Managing AI Decision-Making Tools

Harvard Business

Humans still need to be involved. This framework will help you determine when and how. Technology and analytics AI and machine learning Algorithms Automation Decision making and problem solving Digital Article

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The Consulting Website As A Sales Tool

Tsavo Neal

Yes, that’s right; your consulting website is a sales tool. The post The Consulting Website As A Sales Tool appeared first on Tsavo Neal 2Bobs, a podcast hosted by David C. Baker and Blair Enns, is a must-listen for consultants.

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Tools for modern citizens

Seth Godin Blog

It has taken us by surprise, but in our current situation, when everyone has more of a voice and more impact on the public than ever before, it suddenly matters.

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5 Online Tools I Use to Grow My Consulting Firm

David A Fields

The right tools can multiply the effectiveness of your efforts, enabling you to grow your consulting firm’s revenue and profit faster. Since I’m frequently asked what tools I’ve used to build my practice, I’ve compiled a short list of business tools that my team employs day in and day out to bring in more clients, more projects and larger engagements.

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On Digital Tools, Behavioral Economics, and Retirement

Steve Shu Consulting

How Digital Tools and Behavioral Economics Will Save Retirement. Just wanted to share a Harvard Business Review post by my colleague, Shlomo Benartzi. In a nutshell, the digital world opens up many possibilities to apply behavioral economics to help people. Shlomo mentions some research that he, Hal Hershfield, and I recently did with Acorns, a robo-saving app. Behavioral Economics Behavioral Science Uncategorized

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

7 Tool Tips for Your Newly Distributed or Remote Team

Johanna Rothman

What tools do you need? My list of the most important tools: A good microphone and headset so you can hear people, even in somewhat noisy environments, like a home with other people. I recommend a tool, such as Slack. A meeting tool anyone can start.

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The Right Tool for the Job

CaseInterview.com

At my home, I have a fairly robust set of tools. My parents' set of tools is much more limited. So much of my time was spent going back and forth to Home Depot to buy one tool or another for about $6 each, all of which I have at home but my parents don’t have in their home.

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How digital tools can help transform African agri-food systems

McKinsey

Higher income for farmers, increased output, and improved food security are among the benefits of utilizing digital tools in an agricultural setting.

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Dancing with tools

Seth Godin Blog

Do you know how to install add-on tools to trim extra cells or create a mail merge? It’s a posture of possibility when it comes to the tools we’re able to use. We can ignore the tools that we have access to. How good are you at Google Sheets? Can you write a query?

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Catch Them If You Can: The Passive Candidates Edition

With the right tools and mindset, it’s possible to track down this candidate (and many others like them!). How? Simple: By thinking like one. To get started on your search, we’ve gathered clues you’ll need to get in the mind of your passive prospects.

Managing AI Decision-Making Tools

Harvard Business

Humans still need to be involved. This framework will help you determine when and how. Technology and analytics AI and machine learning Algorithms Automation Decision making and problem solving Digital Article

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The right tool for the job

Seth Godin Blog

The difference between the right tool and the wrong one is time, money and safety. People continue to use the wrong tools. There’s probably a better digital tool for the thing you’re trying to do next online.

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Agile Approaches Offer Strategic Advantage; Agile Tools are Tactics, Part 3

Johanna Rothman

So let's ask this question: Can any tool—agile or otherwise—offer you a strategic advantage? (I Maybe the question is this: In what ways does an agile tool offer you a strategic advantage? Can a tool help you make your business unique?

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HR Analytics Tools

Consultants' Consultant

The post HR Analytics Tools appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants Consultant: Data analytics is the new black. If you’re not a data analyst or data. Consulting Well data scientists recruitment

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Case Interview Tools

CaseInterview.com

Find the right tools. Learn how to use chosen tools. Finding the right tools. I can confidently say that LOMS is the best tool for developing your case interviewing skills. Learn how to use chosen tools. When I am contacted by candidates who have made it through the case interview process with a successful offer, often I get emails like the one below with tips for those still interviewing.

Agile Approaches Offer Strategic Advantage; Agile Tools are Tactics, Part 4

Johanna Rothman

They think agile approaches are tactics and agile tools are part of their strategy. And that's why they want to Customize and then standardize on tools. However, if there is a Buy alternative for commonly-used tools, I would move to that as early as possible. Tools are tactics.

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Webinars: Your Best Promotional Tool

The Fearless Marketer

The post Webinars: Your Best Promotional Tool appeared first on Action Plan Marketing Last year, my wife and I sat in the office of a Functional Doctor* to discuss my wife’s many health concerns. About an hour later, we left after handing over a $6,000 check for six months of services.

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Agile Approaches Offer Strategic Advantage; Agile Tools are Tactics, Part 1

Johanna Rothman

They think that the agile tools they use, such as boards, offer a strategic advantage. So they build or customize their tools. So you want an agile transformation, and even though the Manifesto's first line is Individuals and Interactions, you start with processes and tools.

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The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Agile Approaches Offer Strategic Advantage; Agile Tools are Tactics, Part 2

Johanna Rothman

So were the tools associated with the framework.). However, their tools approach differs from their product development approaches. The series: Agile Approaches Offer Strategic Advantage; Agile Tools are Tactics, Part 1.

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The Right Tool for the Job

CaseInterview.com

At my home, I have a fairly robust set of tools. My parents’ set of tools is much more limited. So much of my time was spent going back and forth to Home Depot to buy one tool or another for about $6 each, all of which I have at home but my parents don’t have in their home. I was reminded of the old expression that there is a right tool for every job. Every problem has a particular tool that is best suited to solve it.

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Useful tools for consulting

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Consulting tools that can help you be better at consulting? Here are some of the consulting tools in my collection: With no sign up, you can download these ones Pitch and Win Focuser (This is not 6th grade Maths: don’t show me your work, show me the answer) Briefing form (find out […]. The post Useful tools for consulting appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

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Genomic sequencing: A vital tool in combatting the pandemic

McKinsey

As variants of the COVID-19 virus emerge, genomic sequencing could help boost the public health response and provide the impetus to create value for future crises. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services Health care providers Health care services Health care payors

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Leadership Tools for Educators: Free Webinar on August 26

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

On August 26th, we're hosting a free webinar designed for educators, principals, superintendents & school administrators called Leadership Tools for Educators.

From tech tool to business asset: How banks are using B2B APIs to fuel growth

McKinsey

Banks can use APIs to generate income growth from corporate customer segments, improve customer experience, and fuel innovation. Insights on Financial Services Financial Services Disruptive Technology

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Essential Tech Tools for Entrepreneurs

Women in Consulting

It’s also key to have practical tools to get established and maintain your workflow. Here are a few valuable use cases and my go-to technology tools: Keep track of the interwebs. You don’t need to go overboard with super-complex task management, but it is useful to have a trusted tool where you can write down and manage your tasks. Entrepreneurs like you can’t manage your time and all the things you need to do effectively without a great calendaring tool like Sunrise.

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An essential marketing tool in a downturn: Spend management

McKinsey

Marketing spend management can play a critical role in weathering a downturn and catalyzing future growth. Here are four essentials for doing it well. Marketing & Sales Insights

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The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

Here are 7 creative ways marketers can work smarter (not harder) - with the resources you already have!

The right tool

Seth Godin Blog

Just because something is handy doesn’t mean it’s the right tool for the job Umbrellas are a fabulous invention. You can use one when you need it, but you shouldn’t confuse it with a grapefruit.

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Does Your Team Really Need Another Digital Tool?

Harvard Business

Four in 10 workers say that switching between tools is a major drag on their productivity. Digital Article

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Four Tools for Earning Digital Trust, Today and Tomorrow - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Deloitte. Sponsor Content

Protected: Consulting tools in word

Consultants' Consultant

The post Protected: Consulting tools in word appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants Consultant: There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. Start up your consultancy Secret stuff Your own consultancy: start up and run

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The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer!