How Business Consulting Can Help Your Healthcare Business

Strategy Driven

By scheduling healthcare consulting , you can ensure that you have thought of everything. A consultant will be able to look at the organization of your business. A consultant can also help to establish KPIs and manage performance.

Work Like a Consultant

Lead Change Blog

With over 35 years under my belt as an independent consultant, I’ve learned much about how to make life work and make work come alive. In that sense, I wish everyone could be a consultant. Successful consultants are joy carriers. Leadership Development consulting Leadership

Hidden Benefits of Off-Strategy Consulting Projects

David A Fields

You’re diligently working away at your consulting practice, winning projects and creating exceptional value for your clients. Your current cash situation and your consulting firm’s idle capacity are top of mind for you. All Articles Consulting Consultants

Dinosaurs, Big Consulting Firms and Disruptive Innovation

N2Growth Blog

GLOBAL CONSULTING & DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION. All this got me thinking about another industry and disruptive innovation: Consulting. At one time there were a few large and highly professional consulting firms who provided advisory services and business expertise. By John R.

Affordable Business Consulting – Low Overheads

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven’s radically different approach to management consulting eliminates the bricks and mortar consulting firm offices that sit empty most of the time and then passes that cost savings on to our clients.

Affordable Business Consulting – Experienced Advisors

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven’s radically different approach to management consulting provides you the access you want – no more and no less – to the business executives and senior managers who have the hard-earned experience needed to get the job done faster, better, and ultimately cheaper.

Is Consultant a Four-Letter Word?

Kevin Eikenberry

Well, by the math, consultant is an ten-letter word. And while I am biased about the role, since I have been one for many years, I do know that many people have bad experiences with consultants – both working with them and hiring them. The post Is Consultant a Four-Letter Word?

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Marathon Consulting Group, Inc. Listed as a StrategyDriven Trusted Services Partner

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven is proud to introduce Marathon Consulting Group as our newest Trusted Services Partner! Having completed our rigorous certification process, we found Marathon Consulting Group to be a market leading service provider with proven client results.

Take off Your Happy Face! Why Consulting Clients Love Disagreeable Consultants

David A Fields

Your consulting clients walk into each engagement holding bouquets of helium balloons they want to release to the sky. [ ] Consultants ConsultingMetaphorically, unless your clients are clowns.)

How To Get a Consult With Me

Kevin Eikenberry

Years ago, early in my consulting career, it was easy to get a spot on my calendar. If you wanted to get some insight into a problem or a challenge, you could email or call me, and we could have a quick consultation.

7 Assumptions that Might Be Sabotaging Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

The post 7 Assumptions that Might Be Sabotaging Your Consulting Firm appeared first on David A. All Articles Consulting Consultants

3 Tips to Make Your Consulting Firm’s Content Attract Clients

David A Fields

Because when your intellectual barbeque sauce is lip-smacking good, it generates consulting clients. The post 3 Tips to Make Your Consulting Firm’s Content Attract Clients appeared first on David A. All Articles Consulting Consultants

The 10 Best Ways for Your Consulting Firm to Add Value

David A Fields

Half the spinning cycle of consulting is creating value for your clients. If your consulting firm can add more value, you can win more projects from more clients at higher fees. So, let’s cover the ten best ways to add value to a consulting project.

Why Playing with Your Food is Critical for Consultants

David A Fields

Now that you lead a consulting firm, I doubt [ ] Consultants ConsultingWhen you stood well under three feet tall, you chortled with unbridled glee at your father’s silly faces and merrily tried to ride the family dog.

Critical Choices That Make (or Break) Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

Whether your consulting firm employs 100, 10 or 1 consultant, your firm has a culture. If you don’t actively craft your consulting firm’s culture, you still have one. Like a dinner [ ] Consultants Consulting

How a Consultant Can Fit Into Your Culture

Strategy Driven

Great consultants don’t necessarily want to spend a lot of time talking about theory or generalities, they would rather roll up their sleeves and get into the mix to help you address your project needs and challenges now. You just finished reading How a Consultant Can Fit Into Your Culture !

How Ed Sheeran Will Make You a Wealthier Consultant

David A Fields

Okay, he’s not actually going to make you money, but there’s a connection between Red Ed and your consulting firm’s fortunes. Or, failing those, focus on an Ed Sheeran [ ] Consultants ConsultingMusic superstar Ed Sheeran is going to make you money. Well, indirectly.

The Perfect Consulting Deliverable

David A Fields

Every time you reach a consulting project’s milestone you’d like your client to be so delighted with your deliverable that they leap with joy, slather you with praise and immediately investigate whether your results can be immortalized in a Taylor Swift song.

5 Ways to Lavish Consulting Clients With Attention, Without Adding Work or Time

David A Fields

Imagine your consulting clients are donuts (this is helpful in many, many ways) and the attention you give them is glaze. Consulting clients love to be attended to. Clients who forgive occasional mistakes, offer your consulting [ ] Consultants Consulting

10 Signs of a Great Consulting Client

David A Fields

What makes a consulting firm exceptional? And what else makes a consulting firm exceptional? Selecting your clients carefully is essential for your consulting firm to grow and provide the rewards you’re looking for. Yes, tiramisu at lunch every Friday.

Mystery: What Consultants Do

Execupundit

They probably don''t know about management consultants. Management consultants - those renegades - remain a position of mystery to some and indifference to most. This produces a marketing nightmare for those of us in the management consulting field.

10 Obvious Mistakes Consultants Make

David A Fields

In consulting there are equally obvious rules of the road that are, nevertheless, inexplicably ignored by many of our colleagues. Consultants Consultative Selling Mindset Relationships attitude communication Consultative selling mindset relationships

Close Bigger Consulting Projects Faster With This One Phrase

David A Fields

There’s a phrase that will help your consulting firm close more, larger projects, faster. You’ll use this phrase when you submit your consulting proposal (not in the proposal itself) and omitting this phrase is like forgetting to dip strawberries in chocolate.

Consulting, Content and Context: A Fable

QAspire

It was the first day of his job as a consultant with this large consulting house. The consultant entered the office and walked across the corridor confidently, armed with his knowledge about methodologies, tools and best practices.

9 Tips For Giving A Free Consultation

Women on Business

Marketing free consultation pro bono work small business marketing We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

The Case for Doing Mediocre Consulting Work

David A Fields

Okay, before you twist your propeller into a pretzel over the title of this article and the mere suggestion of mediocre consulting work, let’s break the idea down. Part 1 – What is Consulting Work?

Wow! It’s Easy to Improve Every Part of Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

You can boost the fortunes of your consulting firm in numerous ways. Amongst these, there’s one, (fairly) easy shift you could make today that will help every aspect of your consulting firm. It’s Easy to Improve Every Part of Your Consulting Firm appeared first on David A. All Articles Consultants ConsultingImprove your processes, adopt better techniques, dial up your leverage, incorporate dessert breaks… the list goes on and on.

Step 2 in the Ideal Conversation with Consulting Prospects

David A Fields

While you’re attending the International Percolation Symposium, you meet a bubbly fellow who’s company would be a perfect client for your [ ] Consultants ConsultingMany of your conversations with outstanding prospects don’t lead to high-potential opportunities.

Rule #2 of Successful Consulting Firms

David A Fields

That’d never work for consulting because, well, clients aren’t always right. Rule #1 of successful consulting is to remember consulting isn’t about you. My [ ] Consultants Consulting

The First Management Consultant?

Execupundit

Time passes but Jethro's advice to Moses remains wise

How to Combat Scope Creep While Delighting Your Consulting Clients

David A Fields

Setting aside your confusion over [ ] Consultants ConsultingPicture yourself presenting your final results from a project to your client. The meeting is swimming along smoothly and you’re basking in the warm glow of another happy client.

The 10 Greatest Questions to Ask Consulting Prospects

David A Fields

You’re a consultant. Your genius is revealed by your questions, not your [ ] Consultants ConsultingYou solve problems and give advice. Your wisdom and sagacity determine your to clients, and you are literally paid to announce your well-reasoned thoughts.

Does Being Obnoxious Pay Off in Consulting?

David A Fields

Do we see this in consulting? What can we learn from it and how should we, as leaders of consulting firms act? According to a 2016 [ ] Consultants ConsultingRudeness, discourtesy, and aggressively insulting behavior hog the limelight these days.

The Perfect Introduction Email to New Consulting Prospects

David A Fields

For instance, when they’re sending an email (or text message) introducing you to a new contact—Peach McPinecone—who could potentially become a client of your consulting firm. Clients and friends are great, but sometimes their greatness could be improved a tad.

What Consultants Learn

Execupundit

There is a world of difference between the giant consulting firms and the small ones and neither group is always best. The problem that you are hired to solve is not always the problem that needs to be solved.

How to Hire & Manage Consultants

N2Growth Blog

Most consultants don’t graduate from business school with any real world business experience. At the risk of enraging many in my profession, consultants and advisors are not superheroes, they are role players. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

Thoughts on Effective Management Consulting

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Thoughts on Effective Management Consulting Consulting is a trust game. Consultants are hired because they have an expertise and deeper understanding of a particular area. " Why has consulting earned a bad name?

Conscientious Consultant

Tony Mayo

Tony was a highly capable and conscientious consultant who did a great job for us. I’d use him again. –George Pappas AVP – Projects Cognizant Technology Solutions Share it! Client Comments

The 300. Your Consulting Firm’s Perfect Target Market

David A Fields

How many prospects should there be in your consulting firm’s target market? There’s a lower limit and an upper limit on your perfect target market size for your boutique consulting firm. Savoring one D&G truffle leaves you crying for another [ ] Consultants Consulting

Your Clients’ Top 7 Obligations to Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

Consulting can sometimes feel like an unequal, parent-child type relationship. You are peers, and your clients have obligations to your consulting firm and [ ] Consultants ConsultingThey set rules. They control your payments. They tell you to turn your music down.

7 Reasons Why Running an Independent Consulting Firm Rocks

David A Fields

Let’s throw a party for independent consulting and toss out a few reasons why it rocks. Feel free [ ] Consultants ConsultingOn July 4th, Americans celebrate throwing. Throwing off the yoke of British rule, throwing baseballs, throwing barbecues and throwing back beers.

How to Capitalize on Your Consulting Talents

David A Fields

One of the huge perks of independent consulting is that you can operate from anywhere. It’s a place I call [ ] Consultants ConsultingEven if you’re steering a sizable boutique, it’s fairly easy to jaunt off to Italy or India or Indiana for a month.

Consultants: How to Make Your Article Writing Infinitely Easier

David A Fields

You know that writing can be a powerful, business-generating vehicle for your consulting firm. As a reminder, writing: Allows you to send pithy reminders that your consulting firm exists to your prospects in a [ ] Consultants Consulting