A career in Management Consulting can be a great way to learn, be challenged and make good money. But how do you define your consulting career and stick with it for the long term?
Ten years ago, the concept of local consulting was the next big thing. Now with skill, cost and capacity limitations – local firms are changing their tune.
Many consultants are trained to become experts at the interview. But if you are sitting across the table from them – how do you pick the best candidates for the job without getting wow’ed for the wrong reasons? Here’s a quick how-to guide on interviewing consultants and picking the best.
Closing professional services deals often hinges on the quality of a proposal and a firm’s ability to articulate how they will help a client. In many cases, deals fall apart due to poor planning and preparation in the proposal phase. Here are 7 key things to include in your next proposal that will help you seal the deal.
The ‘Holy Trinity of Consulting’ is made up of sales, management and delivery skills. If you can do all three then you have it made. But if you could pick only one that will maximize your earning potential then you must sell. Read on to find out why…
If you’ve worked in corporate America in the last 5-10 years you have undoubtedly taken a ‘Best Place to Work’ survey for your company. But do they reflect the reality within the companies they survey or an altered state of perception? Let’s bust this myth…
The Book Larder in Seattle is an urban oasis for those in search of the elusive cookbook, new food memoir, or ideas for what to do with all those veggies in your garden. Find out more about what makes this little food literati heaven one of the coolest shops for cooks in all of Seattle.
So many choices, so little time…a common problem when trying to hire consultants who bring capability and innovation to the table. The difference between hiring a consultant with street vs. book smarts is often what brings success or failure to your project. Choose wisely and ask the right questions before hiring consultants.
Have you ever had a consulting project that started off beautifully but eventually digressed into a hot mess of failure? Here are some early warning signs to keep in mind to keep your consulting project from getting into trouble in the first place.
The days of the going to the video store to rent movies are nearly gone with the advent of streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime. Except in Seattle – where one of the best selections of movies in the world are available. Only at the iconic Scarecrow Video in the University District. Read about the Scarecrow Video story by Jason Price here on The Thirsty Dog Blog.