Keeping the Client Informed
One of the things I’ve mentioned many times in the past is that the ultimate goal of a successful consultant is to become the client’s trusted advisor. One of the most important ways to do that is by keeping the client informed. It can be a tricky balance. You want to...
Networking in Consulting
Networking is important in almost every occupation. It is imperative in consulting. It is how we make contacts to develop new business and share expertise with others.
Career Paths for Consultants
Consulting is a great way to make a career. One of the greatest advantages of consulting is the many career paths that are available to consultants.
Problem Solving: Being Smarter than Google
As Google makes data and information easier to access for clients, consultants have to be more innovative in how they create value for them.
Becoming the Trusted Advisor
The ultimate goal in consulting is to become the client’s trusted advisor. This is something that takes time to cultivate and develop with any client.
Staying Ahead of the Upcoming Technology Tsunami
A technology tsunami is coming that will disrupt the current job market. How will you stay ahead of it?
Independent Consultants: Not Always on Your Own
For many, the term consultant conjures up images of an expert on his or her own. They hop from client to client and may manage multiple accounts at the same time. The truth is they are not always on their own.
COVID-19’s Effect on Consulting
COVID-19 had turned the business world upside-down. Many organizations have laid people off and are trying to figure out how – and if – they will bring people back. This could potentially help the consulting industry.
Ensuring Client Satisfaction
The ultimate goal of consulting is to become the client’s trusted advisor. The most certain way to get to that state is to constantly ensure that you are providing client satisfaction.
Dealing with a Difficult Client
Any consultant who has been in the industry for a fair amount of time has experienced a difficult client. Knowing how to deal with it is a critical skill for success.
A Good First Impression with the Client
It is important to develop a good relationship with your clients. One of the key components of that is making a good first impression.
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