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5 Steps to Successful Branding for Consultants

Here are five steps to setting yourself apart with a unique and compelling brand.

Author : Debbie LaChusa
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The First 10 Days: 3 Tips to Succeed for New Consultants

Whether you’re working at a major consulting firm or a boutique, here are three tips to succeed in your first 10 days. By focusing on these, you’ll develop the relationships, skills and insider knowledge to hit the ground running.

Author : John Shaughnessy
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Moving beyond the Analysis: Close Relationships Can Help

For the past three months, I have been conducting a strategy review for a retail chain. As any consultant would do, I had gathered data, had conducted interviews, had prepared analysis, had derived recommendations and had begun preparing for a series of presentations.

Author : Uri Goldberg
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Make Your Consulting Proposals More Compelling

In this interview, authors Matt Kohut and John Neffinger discuss techniques that consultants can use to become more effective leaders and more compelling in giving proposals.

Author : Matt Kohut and John Neffinger
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Nathan Furr: Strategy doesn’t matter at the start of a new venture

Nathan Furr is one of the world’s leading and recognized experts in innovation and entrepreneurship. His last acclaimed book "The Innovator's Method: Bringing the Lean Start-up into Your Organization" offers a beginning-to-end guide for helping large companies to innovate in the Digital Age. Interview by Pierre Guimard, CEO of Keley Consulting – a fast-growing digital consulting firm with locations in Paris & London

Author : Nathan Furr
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Discover how to master motivation and focus: lessons from Steve Chandler

Steve discusses the role that focus and motivation played in shaping his success. He also tells us a bit more about the non-linear management concept at the center of his last book 'Time Warrior'.

Author : Steve Chandler
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Your First Consulting Job – Know your Credibility

Have you ever faced off with a client that is trying to teach you how to do your job? For the veteran with 20 years experience, it wouldn’t be too hard to show the client who’s boss. But when you’re a 20-something consultant new on the scene, the task might not be so easy. How can you establish your credibility nonetheless?

Author : Consulting Café
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Tips for a Consultant Newbie - Making it through the first few months

7 tips to help you make it through your first three to six months so you can go on to build a profitable business you can enjoy for years to come.

Author : Debbie LaChusa
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Face-to-Face Communication – A Key Consulting Skill

We wrote this article to help you assess your own face-to-face communication and improve your skills.

Author : Robert Bullock
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Great consultants vs. good consultants

There is also a big difference between good and great. In consulting world, there is no average because average means fired. Good = easy to work with, someone who is a reliable asset to the team. Great is a leader = someone you want to stay in touch long term because that person will be hugely successful in life.

Author : Consultants Mind
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Mac vs. PC - Which laptop should a consultant date?

As a consultant, your relationship to your laptop is comparable to the one between a marine and his gun as described in “Full Metal Jacket”: 100 % professional, 100 % personal, and 100 % vital. Do I purchase the same machine or do I go back to the good old Windows operating system?

Author : Pierre Guimard
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Daniel Goleman: Great Leadership Requires Focus

In this Q & A, Daniel Goleman discusses his new book, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence, and answers consultant’s questions about attention, leadership, and team management.

Author : Daniel Goleman