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Chipping at Your Workload, One Message at a Time

When you're feeling overworked and there's too much on your plate, it might help to separate the real work from the follow-ups. A lot of drama, … [Read More...]

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Sell Your Time, or Sell a Solution, But NEVER Both

I'll never forget the advice my delivery manager gave me 10 years ago when I worked on my first pursuit: "Either sell your time, or sell the … [Read More...]

Managing People on Projects

Managing People on Projects and Programs

Update 7/15: This is one of my favorite posts.  Maybe its because I wrote it while 30,000 feet over Topeka.  Or, I just like the way my early writing … [Read More...]

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PMO Metrics: Simplifying Net Present Value (NPV)

Whether you're helping a client build a business case or, launching a strategic project, chances are you'll need to get your hands dirty by … [Read More...]

HR Metrics & KPIs

HR Metrics: How to Calculate Cost Per Hire

Cost Per Hire (CPH) is one of the most common HR metrics used to measure recruiting effectiveness. That's because it's insanely simple to calculate - … [Read More...]

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Hot Consulting Jobs – January 30, 2015

Looking to take the next step? Want a fresh start? Here’s a roundup of some interesting consulting job opportunities for week #4 of 2015. Some … [Read More...]

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Free Editorial Calendar for Your Consulting Blog

If you're like most smart people, you've got a million ideas for articles, guides, case studies and blog posts in your head. Unfortunately, your … [Read More...]

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Hot Consulting Jobs – January 23, 2015

Looking to take the next step? Want a fresh start? Here’s a roundup of some interesting consulting job opportunities for week #3 of 2015. Some … [Read More...]

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The Remarkably Simple Formula For Selling Without Being Salesy

Early on in my consulting career, I just could not wrap my head around the idea of putting on a "sales hat". I avoided any words, body language or … [Read More...]