Articles for consultants to watch trends, improve strategy, and manage the lifestyle
Here are five steps to setting yourself apart with a unique and compelling brand.
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.
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.
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
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?
Modern technology makes it easy for workers to get things done away from the office. But as the contingent workforce swells into the tens of millions of professionals, many independent consultants are faced with the question of where they should ideally do their work. The short answer: the client site.
In our interview, Duff addresses the unique characteristics of a McKinsey consultant, the history behind the behemoth brand, and what makes their services worth (or not worth) the hefty price tag.
In this interview, Peter Sheahan discusses forming innovative strategies, making better proposals, and motivating your clients and your team.
Systems Thinking: A Consultant’s Guide to Working through Complexity Thumb_systems_thinking_consulting
The purpose of this article is to discuss one particular aspect of systems thinking – dealing with complexity – and explore how you as a consultant can develop this skill.
In this interview, Daniel Pink offers fresh ideas about essential right-brain skills for consultants, motivational techniques for stimulating clients, and tips for selling proposals (and staying afloat after rejection).