Category Archives for "Consulting Tools and Frameworks"

Deliver Your Consulting Services Online

Consulting in the New Economy , Consulting Tools and Frameworks , Starting a Consulting Business

Independent consultants and freelancers must become experts in delivering their services online. Many major corporations are moving large percentages of their workforce out of the office. Working from home is proving to be highly effective for many computer-enabled businesses. Working from home is more efficient and cost-effective than spending hours commuting or flying thousands of miles […]

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Consult Remotely Online with Zoom Privacy Settings

Consulting in the New Economy , Consulting Tools and Frameworks

Consult Remotely Online with Zoom Privacy SettingsGreat consultants are agile. Agility is even more important if we are to serve our clients and engage new prospects during this time of crisis.One of the tools that helps, especially for remote consulting, is Zoom, an online meeting app that is inexpensive and easy to use. But Zoom […]

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Are You (and Your Consulting Clients) Making the Right Decision the Right Way?

Consulting Tools and Frameworks

Help Your Consulting Clients Make the Right DecisionsArt: Lea Heinrich For well over 200 years humans have used tables to help make decisions. Charles Darwin even used a two-column table with the headings Marry and Not Marry to decide the pros and cons for one of his most important personal decisions. (He married.) Even though the […]

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KPIs, Metrics, Validation Metrics, and Learning Loops

Consulting Tools and Frameworks

To improve any business, consultants have to measure and manage using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics. But, to meet your strategic objectives you may also need validation metrics and learning loops. KPIs measure change in your strategic objectives. You should choose other metrics to help you,Cross-check for cheatingAid process improvementAid troubleshootingThis example of KPIs, metrics, […]

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Ask “Have You Ever…” to Find the Value Your Business or Startup Should Provide

Consulting Tools and Frameworks

Finding clarity in the value you provide as a consultant can give you a great sense of focus and energy. Two questions can help you find that clarity. The first question is a question your customer might ask, “Have you ever…?” The second question answers the first with possible solutions, “What if…?” Ask “Have You Ever…? […]

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Advanced Excel Training and Support for Free

Consulting Tools and Frameworks

Over the years I’ve learned which are the blogs of the Excel Ninja Masters. This blog reveals to you the secret locations of each Excel Ninja Master. Observe, learn, and spread the knowledge. In the previous blog, Awesome Excel Basic and Intermediate Training at No Cost, I told you about some of the best free […]

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Awesome Excel Basic and Intermediate Training for Free

Consulting Tools and Frameworks

What you don’t know you don’t know can hurt you! Here’s where to get awesome Excel basic and intermediate training at no cost. Years back I used to teach at University of California, Berkeley. I always tried to call my students, managers and executives, prior to the course and learn their needs. I had an […]

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Your Theory of Business – Is Your Business Based on Reality?

Consulting Tools and Frameworks

Do you have a valid Theory of Business? A valid theory of business is extraordinarily powerful. Purpose A Theory of Business is a hypothesis of how your business or organization works. It is the assumptions your business makes of how your business should act and how your customers and the world will respond. It predicts […]

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Leadership Skills and Manager Tools for High-Performance Business

Consulting Tools and Frameworks

You can build a business and get bruised on the road of experience and hard knocks. Or you can build a business built for high-performance based on critical leadership skills and manager tools. Build using the right leadership skills and manager tools and you get, Work and life in balance Clarity and a feeling of […]

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19 Top Tips on Excel Advanced Filter and Excel AutoFilter for Consultants

Business Data Analysis with Excel , Consulting Tools and Frameworks

19 Top Tips on Excel Advanced Filter and Excel AutoFilter for Consultants Excel AutoFilter is a simple Excel feature for filtering lists. As a consultant or analyst looking through data for answers you are going to need how to filter. The Excel advanced filter has far more powerful filtering and extracting capability you will want […]

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