Articles for consultants to watch trends, improve strategy, and manage the lifestyle
Here are some situations to be aware of and avoid or deal with more productively.
A sporting lifestyle is a good way to keep us from falling out of shape.
Here’s a conceptual breakthrough that I’m introducing with my coaching clients in my new Super Coaching (KAATN: Kick Ass And Take Names) Program.
Here are a number of secret weapons of the modern consultant (arranged roughly in order from foundational to more advanced)
Imagine two lists: One contains the qualities that a business person should have, and another includes the attributes that most business people would say they wouldn't want to have. There's only one term I can think of that might top both lists: vulnerability.
Here are a few tips that may help you navigate the unknown waters of being employed at a consulting firm.
I run into a lot of folks who use the term "management consulting" a lot more loosely than I would use the term.
Just simply looking at these staggering figures shows that email takes up a large part of our day, but there’s much more than just this.
I recently saw a television commercial that made quite an impression on me, and I have a hunch that it might go down as one of the most effective advertisements of all time, assuming the company behind it is sincere. I'm talking about Domino's Pizza and the recent ad in which the company concedes the shortcomings of its product and explains what has been done to improve it.
Based on surveys conducted by various consulting companies, we can notice that the same complaints can be heard over and over again. I, personally, call them the seven deadly sins of consulting. Let’s see what clients say about us and how we can avoid such causes for criticism.
Some tricks to making transitions smoother for both clients and consultants
As a business society, we've come to accept that meetings are unavoidably painful and unproductive. To address the problem, leaders will need to take a contrarian view of meetings and apply a few basic guidelines.