Short and straight to the point, with a few smiles on the way; this post from David A. Fields is designed to make good consultants great, beginning with how to make clients pay attention to your ideas, and a few pointers on where you may be going wrong.
What should you do when you have good people in the wrong position or the wrong people in a good position? When executive coaching reveals an employee is under performing, Ben Dattner and Elizabeth Wood offer a few solutions to this common problem.
David A. Fields illustrates a common marketing mistake many consulting companies make and offers an example on how to show that the proof is in the pudding.
Will Bachman‘s podcast, Unleashed – How to Thrive as an Independent Professional was recently included in a list of the “best business podcasts for independent consultants.” Check out the full list here
In an article published on Youngupstarts, Robbie Kellman Baxter provides examples of successful subscription based companies to find out what has made them succeed in this competitive market.
Great talk from Kaihan Krippendorff on how to think creatively with examples from leaders who break through barriers.
This week’s guests on Soyini Coke’s CEO Exclusive have been on the Inc. 5000 or 500 five times in the last eight years, maintaining at least 30% growth each year. This podcast focuses on the strategy and cultural practices used to achieve such extraordinary (and consistent) growth.
Globalization has already entered your back yard. So the question is likely not if or when, but where and how you should enter the international marketplace. André van Regenmortel provides valuable information on why, where, and how you should go into emerging markets.
Paul Millerd provides a practical six-step approach to solving problem
Peet van Biljon recently launched a book he co-authored with James C. Sprouse. The book Profit with a Higher Purpose – a Christian Guide to Business Leadership is now available on Amazon.
Today’s culture measures personal success in terms of professional status and financial gain. Unfortunately, the drive for success can lead to stress and burnout, which can hinder progress. From the Burnie Group a useful at-a-glance infographic to catch the signs before the fall.
Soyini Coke provides another informative, entertaining and hugely valuable interview with CEO, Tarun Talwar, and CTO, Chris Curry of Mindspan Systems, Inc. on how to manage the Internet of things and move forward with strategy and vision.
How can you help your organization move faster to take advantage of new opportunities in the market, or to avert emerging threats? Amanda Setili, author of The Agility Advantage: How to Identify and Act on Opportunities in a Fast-Changing World, provides four questions that help guide agile companies in the right direction.
Susan Drumm explains why it is and what you should do about it?
Do you want to multiply your consulting firm revenue and margin? This chocolatasmic post from author, David A. Fields provides seven questions to help you get there.
A study on adjacency growth from Bain & Company revealed that only one in four adjacency moves is successful. Richard Kuang succinctly identifies the four common pitfalls to avoid when creating a winning adjacency strategy.