Weekly Roundup

By July 4, 2017

A weekly roundup of news about, and insights from, our global community of management consultants.


VCs Winning Formula to Determine a Profitable Investment

What do VCs look for in an investment? Valuable advice from Sanjay Ghandi for entrepreneurs and startups that identifies 5 steps VCs follow to evaluate an investment, and 3 steps all entrepreneurs should follow.



How to Win Back Projects in 3 Practical Steps

From David A. Fields, valuable and practical solutions to situations consultants often face; in this case, turning a cancelled project into a future project while also  improving client relations.  David is the author of two highly-rated books, The Irresistible Consultant’s Guide to Winning Clients and The Executive’s Guide to Consultants



2027 – Self-Driving Supply Chains Shaping a New Society

Self-confessed millennial Evren Ozkaya discusses the future of self-driving supply chains and the effect that will have on employment and, subsequently, society.



Two Strategies – One Three-Million Dollar Sale

Kaihan Krippendorff from Outthinker posts an interesting article that examines two  marketing strategies: the strategic principle of “preferential access to resources”  and  one of “locking up resources” in a bid to dominate the market.



Manage Litigation with these 5 Steps

From Soyini Coke, a podcast and article that interviews CEOs on their experiences with lawsuits. Valuable advice and best practices on how to navigate the process of a lawsuit.



Contemplating Freedom on this Independence Day

And finally this week, found in the archives of Elizabeth Edersheim’s website, a sound reminder of the four freedoms from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s State of the Union address in 1941.