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

Melissa Agnes

I knew the heart of the message I wanted to communicate, but taking a message that I typically deliver in a one hour keynote address, or even a three hour workshop, and condensing it down to 18 minutes was quite a challenge and an interesting experience to undertake.

Nonprofit Professionals - Amateur Managers?

The Nonprofit Consultant

However, in my travels I have found many smart/intellectual/degreed people who assume that because they hold the title of manager and they are smart, they are de facto good managers. Some of my best, and most relevant, management training came from professional development workshops at CompassPoint Nonprofit Services. I continue to do occasional Supervisory Skills workshops for my clients as an independent consultant.

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. Big consulting companies might even send you to workshops or events in new countries for you to gain further experience. Why consulting?

How The UAE and Saudi Arabia Are Doing Great Things on Social Media

Melissa Agnes

Two weeks ago I was in Dubai presenting a 6 hour workshop on the use of social media and mobile technology for emergency management, to the GCC healthcare sector. As all of my travels around the world, the experience was enlightening and inspiring.

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Management Consulted East Coast Tour – Fall 2015

Management Consulted

We kicked off our busy travel season with our annual East Coast Fall Tour to host events with consulting clubs from the University of Virginia, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and Harvard Business School.

Scare Tactics Selling; Just Like Fake News and Alternative Facts          

Martinka Consulting

Let’s ignore the political stuff even though it seems worse than ever (maybe it’s the speed at which things travel these days). Contrast scare tactics selling with what I heard at a workshop last week. I guess it’s the era as it seems we’ve regressed to the days of misleading everything. I’ve been hearing ads for a tax mitigation firm saying, “The IRS is unleashing an army of enforcers….”

Artificial Intelligence: It’s Current and Future Role in Healthcare (Part 2 of 2)

Tom Spencer

A number of national and international conferences have hosted speakers and workshops on AI’s future role in healthcare. His free moments are spent traveling and enjoying sporting events with his wife and daughter.

From the Bench and Bedside to the Boardrooms (How to transition from academia into consulting, Part 1 of 2)

Tom Spencer

If you happen to attend a non-target school then the next best thing would be to attend a virtual recruiting and case interview workshop. His free moments are spent traveling and enjoying sporting events with his wife and daughter. Introduction.

#CrisisRoundup of Awesome Links: Weeks of September 15 and 22, 2014

Melissa Agnes

I had the opportunity to present a crisis management workshop to some very savvy and fascinating professionals within the healthcare sector of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Welcome to this week’s #CrisisRoundup! To Dubai and back and another week just flew by!

Conversation with A.T. Kearney

Tom Spencer

These extend from basic introduction-to-consulting workshops, to advanced excel/ppt skills, and of course regular seminars hosted by senior partners to discuss their white papers, recent interesting or topical projects, and subjects relevant to us all. Kearney’s travel model? Kearney: Consultants generally travel to their clients from Monday to Thursday, returning to their home office on Fridays.

How to Get a McKinsey Interview Through Networking

Anyways, McKinsey came back on campus for a case interview workshop, held a dinner event, and every time, guess who would show up to every single event (and to every single event for every single firm) and say, "Hi." There is something to be said for taking the "road less traveled," and the big benefit is there is much less competition along the way. Reader Success Story: I am an avid reader of your emails.

Are you looking for a project? (a live event in New York in March)

Seth Godin Blog

Here''s a quick overview: A hundred years ago, Mark Twain, like many authors of his time, made a living traveling to various cities and giving lectures. It''s a workshop in the best sense of the word, with a focus on organizing impresario projects.

From STEM PhD to Federal Consulting: An Interview with Josh

Management Consulted

This provided me with a steady income, a flexible schedule to travel and train and also helped me tap into my “inner entrepreneur” (I have started three businesses since this experience). We offer career counselling, workshops and job placement services. Our most common workshop is titled, “Introduction to Government Consulting” where we do a full-day immersion course about the career field of government consulting.

How to Get Better at Reading People from Different Cultures

Harvard Business

Here’s another example: A few years ago, my husband and I traveled to Qatar to lead a body language workshop for 200 HR executives. Paula Daniëlse/Getty Images. Body language varies significantly across cultures.

To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible

Harvard Business

The great Argentinian chef Francois Mallmann, featured on Netflix’s documentary series Chef’ s Table , left the comfort of his restaurants to cook in the wild in Patagonia, with no kitchen or sous chefs, traveling with a group of young novices who have little or no experience. During my “Design the Work You Love” workshop, Mickey McManus, AutoDesk research fellow and Chairman of Maya Design, shared an experiment in reverse thinking that captured my imagination.

Ethics Allegations Will Hurt White House Staffers Even If They Turn Out to Be False

Harvard Business

Some employees choose to do this publicly, such as when Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general, said she would not enforce the Trump administration’s January travel ban, calling it unconstitutional. ” Some organizations , anticipating that there might be federal employees who want to do this, are offering workshops for them on how to be more effective in voicing concerns and resisting actions that they find unethical.

How Facebook’s Annual “Hacktober” Campaign Promotes Cybersecurity to Employees

Harvard Business

Hacktober has a number of different elements, from phishing tests and marketing campaigns to contests, workshops, and expert talks. We partner with our physical security colleagues to provide training classes for employees, such as a travel safety course geared toward female employees, and use Facebook to share training videos on the threat of tailgating. Offer educational sessions with your security team, host interactive workshops, and run competitions and contests.

How to Create an Exponential Mindset

Harvard Business

That’s how things work in the physical world when we are traveling to a destination. My workshops are designed with an exponential mindset to generate new ways of thinking about marketing, culture and strategy. Digital business models are a bit of a misnomer.

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How to Decide Which Conferences Are Worth Your Time

Harvard Business

But in the early days you never know which opportunities will pan out, so it’s useful to err on the side of saying yes — to conferences, workshops, and networking events — more often. It’s not always easy to take time off for conferences, which usually require anywhere from 2–5 days away, depending on travel time. In a world where we’re bombarded with email, it’s disproportionately effective to connect with people face to face.

What to Do If Your Parents Are Causing You Career Angst

Harvard Business

When people talk about work-family conflict, the mental image we see is often one of a harried mom or dad trying to get to day-care pickup on time, or a professional couple arguing about whose travel schedule should take priority.

Why More Cities Should Offer Summer Jobs for Teens

Harvard Business

For some teens, working has been replaced by other activities such as coding camps, preparing for academic tests, or travel — all of which look good on a college application. Jens Schlueter/Getty Images.

How to Improve the Engagement and Retention of Young Hourly Workers

Harvard Business

HMSHost , the largest provider of food and beverage services for travelers in North America, piloted its Engagement Training Program to help frontline managers provide authentic recognition to its employees, listen and solve problems, and deliver specific, actionable feedback to their teams. HMSHost will be launching workshops on engagement across the entire company. VANDAL Photography/Getty Images.