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

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

Consultants Are Outsiders: Deal With It.

They are often hired by clients to provide an outsider’s view, a fresh perspective, unburdened by the politics, cynical attitudes and prejudices that are ingrained with tenured client employees.

Author : Lew Sauder

Job Performance Defined

In this article, I will provide a complete, empirically based definition of job performance. Because much of what we as consultants do is targeted at improving performance at some level, understanding the theoretical underpinnings of this construct should prove valuable, or at the very least provide some insight.

Author : Robert Bullock

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

Death by Meeting

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.

Author : Patrick Lencioni