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Tips on Leading a Team in a SWOT Analysis consulting frameworks and tools

Prepare for strategic plans, projects, organization changes, or career moves with a SWOT Analysis. 

A good SWOT Analysis...

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Consulting Power Tools, 2X2 Four Quadrant Matrix Charts in Excel consulting frameworks and tools professional skills

The Four Quadrant or Matrix Model is a valuable and widely used tool for strategic decision making. I recommend strategy consultants use...

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Create a Strategy Map in PowerPoint with this Template consulting frameworks and tools

Strategy Maps are a visual diagram of the relationships between objectives in your strategy. It’s a tool every consultant working...

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How to Start a Consulting Business with No Experience consulting startup

"How can I start a consulting business with no experience?”

You can ask that question and use it as an obstacle, or you can use...

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Using an Actual vs Target Chart in Excel with Floating Markers in Your Consulting Presentation consulting frameworks and tools

Colored markers show target values against actual values in columns. They are excellent to illustrate variation in your consulting...

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Types of Consulting Retainers and How They Work consulting growth

There are two types of consulting retainers and they work differently from each other. Knowing which retainer to use and how to...

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Creating Your Core Value Statement consulting frameworks and tools consulting startup

Value statements, rather than being long statements no one can remember, should be concise statements that are so clear everyone knows...

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Naming and Saving Your Consulting Research as Collections of Browser Tabs professional productivity

Have you ever done hours of research on the web, created a collection of tabs with the info you need, and then had to repeat your work as...

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Does a Non-Profit Balanced Scorecard Need a Finance Perspective? consulting frameworks and tools
Building a Balanced Scorecard for non-profit organizations isn’t as straightforward as it is for businesses. Where does the...
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Time and Project Management for Consultants with an Advanced Gantt Chart in Excel consulting frameworks and tools professional productivity
 
If you are a consultant who is managing projects and tasks you have to have a Gantt chart. While some consultants use an...
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How Good Consultants Use SWOT Analysis consulting frameworks and tools

As a consultant one best practice tool you should use before making a change in organizations, projects, or even personal life and...

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Selling Consulting Services with LinkedIn consulting growth consulting startup
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Sticky Notes and Post-It ®Notes – Power Tools for the Brain consulting frameworks and tools

3M Post-It® notes are like power tools for the brain. Actually, a better metaphor is that they are power tools for multiple brains...

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Secrets of High-Earning Consultants consulting growth consulting startup

Where are you on the earnings curve for solo-professionals?

Can you imagine what a difference earning a high six- or seven-figure...

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