10 Common, Avoidable Mistakes Consultants Make on Video Calls

David A Fields

Are there video call-specific rules of etiquette? Consultants would frequently travel thousands of miles, sardined next to strangers (crazy, right?). However, in the modern, no-travel era, video calls have become totally acceptable … Continued.

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Case Interviews via Video Conference


Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to handle case interviews via video conference. While video conference case interviews weren’t unheard of before, they are much more common right now. So, for client meetings, they’re using these video platforms as well.

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Men Spend More on Business Travel

Harvard Business

Economics & Society VideoThey don’t plan as far in advance.

B2B Salespeople Need to Act More Like Travel Agents

Harvard Business

Consider what’s happened with travel: With the explosion of internet travel sites in the 2000s, consumers took charge of their own travel, and travel agencies hemorrhaged business. According to the travel and leisure marketing firm MMGY, the use of travel agents increased by 50% from 2014 to 2015. Because consumers, overwhelmed by information and inundated with choices, are again turning to travel agents to take the work out of travel planning.

Productivity Boost for Consultants

Consulting Success

Consulting Videos consulting checklists Consulting Productivity Time Management for ConsultantsTranscript Hey, it’s Michael Zipursky from ConsultingSuccess.com. Hope you’re having a wonderful day.

Top 6 Consultancy Recruitment Videos


Recruitment videos can either be a bit bland and dull or they can be epic. So if management consultancies are trying to attract the best graduates around the world, what lengths are they going to go to in their videos.? PwC 'Graduate Recruitment Video' Australia 2006. This definitely wins for most amusing recruitment video!

Money as Communication: A Purposely "Non-Educational" Fallacious Video by the Atlanta Fed


We recently produced a simple four-minute video on the subject. 4-Minute Video link if video does not play: Fed Explains Good versus Bad Standards Right at the one minute mark, the video proclaims " In the United States, the standard measurement for value is the dollar. "

The Data on Who Takes "Bleisure" Trips

Harvard Business

Everyone combines business travel and vacation. Managing yourself Video

Tips for Helping Law Enforcement Position Itself as the Source of Trust and Credibility in a Crisis

Melissa Agnes

After watching this video, Bridget Fitzpatrick , the Social Media Coordinator at the Omaha Police Dept., Take a look at what Bridget had to say: “This video was sent to me today from one of my Lts. The timing of this video is great!

How to fix your lame-assed email autoresponder

Rod Burkert

You are traveling? I travel full time in an RV and always have access to email. You are traveling out of the country. Not that you can’t … or that will have limited access … or that you will be traveling out of the country. Practice management Video

The Hardest Thing About Being Self-Employed

The More Clients Blog

I rarely travel anywhere for business and meet all my clients by phone or video conference. Being self-employed isn’t easy. Not only do you have to develop, market, and deliver professional services at a very high level, you also need to accomplish all of this in relative isolation.

Introducing Michelle Joyce, My New Director of Events!

Melissa Agnes

For more information on my programs, videos, and testimonials, browse through melissaagnes.com or give us a call! Melissa's Speaking and TravelAs you know, I speak to audiences around the globe on crisis management and creating a crisis-ready culture. Well, I have exciting news!

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Blockchain Will Transform Customer Loyalty Programs

Harvard Business

Loyalty programs have proliferated across travel, retail, financial services, and other economic sectors. Related Video. See More Videos > See More Videos > All loyalty programs are vulnerable to a blockchain revolution, but the travel industry is perhaps the most at risk. In some cases, travel loyalty program points differ by journey component (flight, car rental, hotel, dining), leading to fragmented point collections.

Behind-The-Scenes Look At How To Deliver a TEDx Talk

Melissa Agnes

Therefore, as much as I needed to relate to the audience that I would be presenting in front of in real-time, I also needed to relate to those who would click play on the video of my talk in the future. Melissa's Speaking and Travel Fun

How Service Companies Can Earn Customer Trust and Keep It

Harvard Business

But with smartphone video just a couple of clicks away for a witness, any service failure that looks bad on camera may be transmitted worldwide in a matter of minutes. Customer service Operations management Branding Hospitality Travel Digital ArticleBeing perceived as unreliable or unfair is a sure way for a service company to lose the trust of its customers.

Why I Was Wrong About 2 Second Lean

Markovitz Consulting

So off I went to my clients, with Paul’s videos embedded in my PowerPoint presentation, ready to show them how 2 Second Lean is the answer to their productivity problems, their low employee engagement and morale scores, their mediocre customer service, and their too-high defect rates. You have to make videos of every little kaizen, and show them to the whole company at the daily huddle. Travel gets in the way a lot.

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Nas Daily: Around the World in 14 Million Clicks

Harvard Business

Video blogger and author Nuseir Yassin comes to FOMO Sapiens to share the story of why he quit a high-flying tech career to travel the world and document his experiences on Nas Daily, his social media channel that now has 14 million followers. Social platforms Professional transitions Founders Audio

Avoid W-2 Status and Extra Tax: Become a Licensed Business

Successful Independent Consulting

This two-minute video explains how this works.) If you then travel to Los Angeles and do work there, you are probably required to have a Los Angeles business license too. Photo credit: ID 8861152 © Paul Jantz | Dreamstime.com.

How to Treat Your Business as the Ultimate Job Promotion

Consulting Matters

If you want your own business so you can travel, book your trips first. Get consulting and coaching videos, visuals, and guides to help you grow a high-quality business when you request your instant access to my FREE resource library.

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Crazy Airline Gobbledegook Nonsense

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

I counted it at least three dozen times in the safety video alone! Why not just call it travel ? The airline business is like nothing on earth, and airline people are some of the most common interactions we consultants have.

How I Became a Millionaire as an Independent Consultant

Successful Independent Consulting

For more about this, I recommend this 90-second video: “ Friends Don’t Let Friends W-2 *.”) For me it’s time with family and friends and traveling. Recently I logged into my retirement accounts and was surprised (and pleased!) to see that I had crossed the million-dollar mark.

Stress = Fear


Are you feeling stressed about a video presentation you’re about to give? Back when air travel was still practical, if you were running late for a flight, you may have felt “stressed out” about catching the flight.

Merry Christmas From the TSA


Traveling this holiday season? Link if video does not play: TSA''s 12 Banned Items of Christmas Mike "Mish" Shedlock [link] Mike "Mish" Shedlock is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management.

Newsletter or Blog: which is better?

Rod Burkert

Since I last wrote, I did two short videos … the first one was about getting a jumpstart on planning where you will show up in 2019 (writing and speaking) and the second one revealed my best prospect pick up line (I just want to date you, not get married). And then I added video into my mix.

Social Hierarchy


As I’ve traveled the world and done work across many industries, it never ceases to amaze me how many social hierarchies exist. Members get access to 6 hours of video tutorials on case interviews , the actual frameworks I used to pass my interviews, and over 500 articles on case interviews. When I was at Stanford, I took a class on social hierarchies. I remember thinking it was fascinating how social hierarchies influence perceptions of self and others.

Oliver Wyman Careers


Travel. Whether or not you view travel as an opportunity depends upon your personal preferences. Either way, Oliver Wyman's global approach tends to result in more international travel than firms with a local staffing model (e.g.

4 Ways Cloud Computing Impacts Business Success

Tom Spencer

For example, Slack (team collaboration), Salesforce (customer relationship management), Amazon Web Services (on-demand cloud computing), Dropbox (file sharing), and Zoom (audio and video conferencing). In her spare time, Riya always enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling.

Improve Business with Technology!

Women in Consulting

Pocket Cloud – Pocket Cloud gives you access to all your files, music, videos and applications from anywhere, anytime with no cloud storage fees. Dropbox – Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, documents and videos anywhere and share them with anyone easily.

Why Consulting: The 2019 Ultimate Guide


A great possibility to travel. It is not unusual that consultants will travel to other countries to work on projects. See Qemploy explained in the video below. Why consulting?

How to Find the Grit Passion for Winning at Business and Life: Interview with Dave Saliaris

Consulting Matters

I worked in a company for a long period of time, over 30 years, in various roles so it was like I had moved through various different jobs; traveled all over the world at a very high level position of a global vice president role; 250 people globally working for me, those kind of things.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Sorry Bill.I'd rather kiss my new boss.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

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“Let me think about it” OR Why prospects don’t buy

Rod Burkert

Maybe they don’t like that I live/work/travel in an RV. Let me know what you think by taking a few seconds to like, comment on, or share this post/video. In case you missed my last post: If you don’t have an assistant, guess what – YOU are the assistant!

Micro-influence: This 1 strategy can grow your practice locally, regionally, or nationally

Rod Burkert

These practices “travel well.”. There are many options available for us to communicate our expertise: ads, articles, blogs, books, email, public relations, podcasts, seminars, webinars, websites, and videos.

IoT Disruptions in 3 Industries and What You Can Learn From Them

Tom Spencer

Australia’s size and the high costs associated with business travel have long been a thorn in the side of many businesses. Improvements in both video and sound have enabled the use of virtual meetings spaces that eliminate the need for physical meetings and travel.

How to Find the Grit Passion for Winning at Business and Life: Interview with Dave Saliaris

Consulting Matters

I worked in a company for a long period of time, over 30 years, in various roles so it was like I had moved through various different jobs; traveled all over the world at a very high level position of a global vice president role; 250 people globally working for me, those kind of things.

Coronavirus: Analysis, Conclusions & Takeaways


There are videos of people running into Costco (a warehouse-style retail store that sells large quantities of goods at low prices) circulating locally. I started writing this article a few days ago on March 5th, but I didn’t get to finish it until March 16th.

Divided Greece; Eve of Referendum Polls Split; 20,000 Rally 'No' and 20,0000 Rally 'Yes'; Back Home From 17 Days in Iceland


Bloomberg Poll 20,000 Rally 'No' and 20,0000 Rally 'Yes' RT has an interesting video of rallies with each side claiming 20,000 participants. Link if video does not play: Drone View of Greek Rallies We find out soon enough.

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