Articles for consultants to watch trends, improve strategy, and manage the lifestyle
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
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'.
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?
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.
We wrote this article to help you assess your own face-to-face communication and improve your skills.
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.
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.
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, 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).
Often, staffing decisions are made on Friday afternoon. That doesn’t give you much time before you fly to your new client on Monday morning. So, once you get off the phone with the staffer, do these five things to make sure you’re ready to rumble.