Art of Consulting

3 Essentials When You Present Your Proposal to the Client

Sweat trickled down Bernie's neck.He sat in the lobby with his briefcase balanced on his knees, panicking.His meeting with the client was scheduled for 3pm. It was now 3.09 and no sign of the client. None of this waiting around was doing his nerves any good....

How to enjoy the value creation process

Welcome Professionals… …as a top management consultant, we all want to create perfect results for our clients. But striving for perfectionism can actually constrain our value creation process. For a long time in consulting business, I concentrated on...

10 Hottest Productivity Apps

We all love apps that can help us be more organized, productive and enjoy some extra free time. But from the hundreds and thousands of free and paid apps that hit the market every month, it’s hard to choose sometimes. Whether you prefer a simple or more complicated...

A Foolproof Guide to be sure to Ruin Your Proposals

The many common mistakes performed by consultants while preparing their proposals are not just inside their head. Mistakes often enter into proposals and presentations in the most awkward time and manner. The following is a list of many of the possible ways we have...

What Is the Right Size for Your Consulting Team?

A consulting firm is a dynamic organization that is vulnerable to the fluctuations of the business cycle. New projects come and go, and the people who staff your firm tend to change over time. While you may not have current problems with recruitment, finding the appropriate level of staffing is tricky. A major economic event could shift the entire market, meaning that your company might quickly lose or gain projects that affect your staffing scheme. Whether you have too many staff on hand or not enough, firms rarely end up in the middle with the perfect number of consultants.

Never Miss Another Opportunity with the Right Collaboration

Most talented small and medium-size consulting firms are likely to have run up against the same type of frustrating conundrum while securing new work: staffing limits. No, this is not simply a matter of the number of colleagues on board. Instead, we are focusing...

A Practical Guide to Setting Up Your Consulting Business

You are an expert in your field, have established a stellar professional reputation, and now you are ready to strike out on your own and start a consulting business. You may be itching to jump in and get started, but like any business, having a solid and...