Saturday, November 15, 2014

Consulting Magazine (November 2014 Issue) - Cover Me

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November 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Download: Motivation Theories


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This presentation is a compilation of PowerPoint descriptions and diagrams used to convey eight of the most popular motivation theories and models.

Contents include the following:

1. Introduction to Motivation Theories

2. Content Theories of Motivation
     - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
     - Alderfer's ERG Theory
     - Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory
     - McClelland's Acquired Needs Theory

3. Process Theories of Motivation

     - Adams' Equity Theory
     - Vroom's Expectancy Theory
     - Locke's Goal-Setting Theory

4. Reinforcement Theory of Motivation

     - Skinner's Reinforcement Theory

5. Challenges of Motivation in the New Workplace

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Download: Structured Thinking 101: Clarity Through Storylines


Clarity is critical in business communication of all kinds, yet difficult to achieve.

This pack outlines five clear steps that will enable you to clarify your thinking for both yourself and your audience while preparing any kind of communication, from emails through to board papers, complex reports and white papers.

The five step process, informed by the Minto Pyramid Principle and more than 40 years combined communication consulting experience, has been proven to work in a wide range of consulting and business settings.

This pack was prepared by Team Neosi, a group of communication specialists who were initially trained by McKinsey & Company and who now consult to a wide range of corporate, consulting and government clients globally. 

Friday, September 12, 2014

VIDEO: Lead People Through Business Changes - Fundamentals of the AIM Methodology

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Consulting Magazine (September 2014 Issue) - The 2014 Best Firms To Work For

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September 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Download: Effective Presentation through Storyboarding


Number of Slides: 63

This document teaches the basics of developing an effective business presentation based on the storyboarding approach.

Storyboarding refers to developing the "story" that the presentation will follow. This document presents the A3 storyboard format which was developed by Toyota and used by many consulting firms and other organizations.

Download: Key Strategy & Management Models


Number of Slides: 182 

This presentation is a collection of PowerPoint diagrams and templates used to convey 40 different strategy, marketing and business management models and frameworks every manager and consultant needs to know.

Monday, September 8, 2014

VIDEO: An Intro to Adobe Captivate

Source: AdobeELearning

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Online Freelance Platforms For Freelance Consultants From All Business Disciplines Just For You

So what is the next big thing for freelance consultants? Well there will be many next big things to come, but how about Online Freelance Platforms. Online Freelance Platforms are the thing of the future and the future is now! These platforms are online market places where freelance consultants can sell their expertise to buyers online in need of expertise to solve their business and technological problems.

Below are 14 online freelance platforms for you to visit and review. Mind you this is only a short list. There are many others. But the list below shows the popular platforms.

  1. Expert360
  2. Skillbridge
  3. Flex-IT
  4. Work Market
  5. Elance
  6. oDesk
  7. OnForce
  8. Cross Freelance
  9. Amazon Mechanical Turk
  10. Freelancer
  11. Freelance
  12. iFreelance
  13. ProductionHUB
  14. CrowdFlower

Today there are many online freelance platforms for almost any professional including management consultants, doctors, nurses, lawyers, business analyst, project managers, change managers, engineers, writers, translators, and many others. Think of a service or discipline and chances are there is an online freelance platform for it.

Happy freelancing!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Consulting Magazine (August 2014 Issue) - The New HR Agenda

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August 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Job Market is Looking Good for 2014 and Beyond!! Check Out This Article

Source: Bloomberg

The Job Market is Changing From an Employers Market to an Employees Market.

Read this article from Bloomberg.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Download: Change Enablement Workshop Presentation


The objectives of the workshop are to:

  • Understand the current state and future state at XYZ and why we need to look specifically at Change Enablement

  • Understand the elements of the organizational transitions and what needs to happen to align them with the future state

  • Understand the personal transitions needed to reach the future state

Friday, July 25, 2014

VIDEO: SAP Tutorial for Beginners

Source: SAPSchool

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Consulting Magazine (July 2014 Issue) - Can Consultants be The Key to a Speedy Recovery

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July 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Consulting Magazine (June 2014 Issue) - Strategic Thinking

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June 2014

Download: New Technology Business Case

Sources: Flevy

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This presentation template outlines a business case for implementing a "Technology X" into an organization. It can be used to introduce and highlight the benefits of a new technology, conduct a high-level gap analysis, and present a business case for the technology's implementation over operating in the company's current state.