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Top 5 Exit Opportunities for Consultants in 2022

Thinking about moving on from consulting? Rest assured, you’re not the only one who has had this thought. If you want to learn about ...

Preparing for a Case Interview with Top 5 Consulting Frameworks

Are you preparing for a case interview and are short on time? Worry not, use this article to quickly recall all the important frameworks ...

Busted! 5 Myths About Time Management That Consultants Must Know

Here’s the scenario: You wake up at 6:00 AM, and instinctively, you check your emails and to-do list. By the time it’s 9:00 AM, ...

Sustainability Consulting as a Career: The What, Why, and How

The year was 1949. The Second World War had ended, and nations had the opportunity to start building what was lost. That was the ...

3 Start-Up Financing Strategies for Your Consultancy

Need start-up financing for your consulting firm? In this day and age, the terms ‘start-up financing’ and ‘start-up funding’ can be heard a lot. ...

Marketing Mix—What Freelance Consultants Can Learn From MBB

You are a freelance consultant working hard to close new projects? All those cold emails, warm emails, phone calls, and LinkedIn messages can truly ...

SWOT Analysis: The Underestimated Business Tool

If you will ever have to do a business plan or marketing strategy, knowing what SWOT is will prove useful. In this article, we ...

Have a Consulting Case Interview Soon? Read This First

You’re heading for a consulting case interview soon? Then you will probably feel excitement, mixed with a little, or sometimes a lot of anxiety. ...

Porter’s 5 Forces – The Explanation With Examples

What are Porter’s 5 forces? That is probably the question that brought you to this article, right? This old and renowned business strategy model ...

Agile in HR – The New Talent Management Movement

Agile has been taking the business world by storm for many years now. Originally, it started as essentially a tech and software development management ...

Consultants, Here’s How to Increase Your Productivity in 10 Minutes

If you google “best productivity hacks”, you will find over 9.5 million results. And if you, like most people, consider the second page of ...

The History of Consulting: An Overview

Whether you’re already a consultant or thinking about becoming one, knowing the history of the consulting industry will surely make you feel proud. For ...
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What Makes You an Effective Leader?

A leader can make or break an organization. Also, there’s a big difference between being a leader and being an effective leader. So how ...

Storytelling With Data: What Is It? Why Is It Important? And How to Do It?

Ever since humans learned to communicate, storytelling has been popular. To this day, people who tell stories are given the highest place in our ...
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The Most Important Excel Functions for Management Consultants

Many might not be aware of the fact that Microsoft Excel has been around since 1985 and was first released as part of Steve ...
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The 11 Consulting Podcasts You Should Listen to

Consuming consulting resources in the form of blogs or videos may require extra attention. This does not apply to podcasts! You can listen to ...

What Is the Role of a Pharma Consultant And How to Become One

When was the last time you had to take medicine? Maybe you took a couple of painkillers after a strenuous workout recently, or you ...

The Top Business Strategies to Use in 2022 (With Examples)

Does it feel like your business’s growth has reached a plateau? Are your current strategies not really working? This article will provide you with ...

Freelance Consultants! Here’s How to Master the Art of Public Speaking

You want to be a better public speaker. In fact, there are many professions in which one has to be a great public speaker ...
Successful Consultants Are Great Listeners!

Successful Consultants Are Great Listeners!

As a consultant, you can achieve a lot, just by improving your communication skills! You will be able to close more projects, sell online ...
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Science-Based Motivation Tips and Hacks to Be More Productive at Work

How to be more productive at work? That’s probably the question that brought you to this article. Unlike most of the articles about this ...
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How Do We Get More Women into Consulting?

Women have come a long way since they first fought for their right to vote and to have a life beyond the kitchen and ...

EI: The Difference Between a Book Smart and Street Smart Consultant

Being the most clever person in the room isn’t nearly as clear cut as we once thought and most Silicon Valley dropouts have proven. ...

5 Body Language Skills That Will Guarantee Success in Business

Imagine this: Your consulting client has paid you over $10,000 so far. And now, the day of presenting your analysis and recommendations has come. ...

The Best Freelance Platforms of 2022

Many Consultants are looking for good platforms to get freelance jobs. The good news is that, as the gig economy, work-from-home and freelancing have ...

A Guide to A Career in AI Consulting

No, robots have not taken over the consulting industry. But tech is playing a much bigger role in consultancy than we could’ve ever imagined.AI ...

A Consultant’s Guide to New Technologies: Web3, Digital Currencies, NFTs

Digital currencies, blockchain projects and cryptocurrency consulting have disrupted businesses. Moreover, web3 consulting is the most dramatic shift for IT consultants. It is equally ...

Every Consultant Should Know What Web 3.0 Is – Do You?

There is a technological revolution brewing that not many are aware of. We live in a world where the web and its algorithms are ...

The Secret to Every Consultant’s Productivity: TimeBoxing

How many items do you have on your to-do list right now? And how many of those items can you attend to today? Also, ...

4 Soft Skills to Master as a Consultant

What does it take to become a successful management consultant? Sure, analytical and problem solving skills, creative thinking, and knowledge of consulting frameworks are ...

How Can You Transition from Project Management to Consulting

If you’re a project manager, you might be wondering how to transition from project management and become a consultant. The truth is, if you ...

Consultants, Here’s How to Create Value in a VUCA World!

Have you noticed how rapidly things change these days? Back in the day, humans went through different eras like the stone age, the bronze ...

Consultants, Here is How You Can Develop a Growth Mindset

To say that the consulting industry has been completely revolutionized in the last couple of years would be an understatement. Business consulting is no ...

Offers from 3 MBB Consulting Firms? Here’s How to Choose the Right Fit!

All your hard work has paid off, and you’re sitting with three offers from prestigious MBB consulting firms: McKinsey, Bain, and BCG. In this ...
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10 Things To Avoid During Virtual Consulting

Virtual consulting has become commonplace as a means of communication with clients. However, we’ve moved beyond adapting to remote work and figuring out how ...

How to Transition from Management Consulting to Strategy Consulting

When I was researching the topic of strategy consultant vs. management consultant, I was surprised by the number of definitions of these branches of ...

What Ancient Chinese Strategy Implementation Teaches Us

Very often, old ideas are highly relevant for modern times, if correctly interpreted and adapted to today's world. This holds true for the book ...
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How to Achieve Quick Success in a New Long-Term Consulting Project

Few things are as daunting as starting in a new position or on a new project. It can be even more daunting for a ...

Consultants, Here Are the Top 10 Productivity Tips for 2022!

If you clicked on this article, then it’s likely that you are a consultant who wants to be more productive. Welcome on board, you ...

11 Metrics That Should Not Be Missing in Your Consulting Firm Strategy

It is essential to keep track of certain key metrics within a consulting firm. Not only is this helpful in terms of evaluating and ...

What Type of Consultant Are You? – Find Your Niche!

If you’re reading this article, chances are, you have already decided that you don’t want to be a generalist. It is probable that you ...

Will AI in Consulting Ever Replace Consultants?

Along with the fast-paced requirements of the digital era (and a little nudge from a global pandemic ), the world of AI has been ...

Top 10 Hacks to Perfect Your Meeting Plan

Sometimes business seems marked with one tedious meeting after another - whether meeting with clients or colleagues. In fact, there are times where it ...

How to Nail Top-Down Communication

One may think that a consultant's job revolves around data, insights, and analyses. Although it’s true, there’s one more key skill that will shape ...

How can Consultants Find Hidden Gem Projects and Win Them

Perhaps it’s a sign that you’ve made it when you can select only the management consulting projects you like! When you first set out, ...

2022 and Beyond: How does Management Consulting Future looks like?

Remember how passengers used to wave at those yellow cabs back in the day? But now, with Uber, they can call a cab at ...

The KPIs You Should Be Tracking As a Project Management Consultant

“It’s all about the money…” That's how the song goes. But in the world of project management consultants, it’s all about the metrics. Without ...

Consultants! Here’s How to Get Over “The Imposter Syndrome”

Do you ever feel like you don’t deserve the job position you’re in? Or maybe you feel like your salary is too high for ...

Mentors in Consulting: Why You Need Them and How to Find the One

Do you know what most successful consultants have in common? Well, if your answer is ‘talent’, ‘hard work’, ‘skills’, etc., then you’re not necessarily ...
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Change Management: The ADKAR Model Explained With Examples

How would you feel if your employer called the whole team for a meeting and asserted that all of you will have to follow ...

MBA and it’s Alternatives for Consulting

Are you thinking about doing an MBA to impress recruiters at top consulting firms? If yes, then you have landed on the right article. ...

How to Ensure that Consulting Implementation will Actually Take Place

It’s one thing to know that change is needed, it's another to actually implement it. Especially once the watchful eye of the consultant is ...

Steps To Kickstart Your Project and Succeed Quickly

The fact is: management consulting projects can be a time-consuming affair. Consultants put in many hours to solve problems and take companies to their ...

The Consulting Pitch Deck Mistakes You Must Avoid

A consulting Pitch deck or consulting PowerPoint presentation is your pitch to a potential client. Unfortunately, presentation mistakes can cost you the business you ...

Joining an Existing Boutique Consulting Firm Vs. Starting Your Own

The global consulting market is one of the most well-established of all professional services. It is expected to grow to nearly $900 billion by ...

Top 5 Things to Avoid while Writing the Freelance Consultant Proposal

Creating a pitch or a proposal for a project is never easy. Unlike punting a product, you are your product. Yet, as a consultant ...

Consultants! Discover Client’s Sustainable Competitive Advantage

A sustainable competitive advantage refers to a company’s assets, characteristics, and capabilities that are difficult to replicate by other companies and are sustainable. If ...

Types of Freelance Consultants: Specialized Vs. Diversified

With freelance consulting comes flexible hours, the ability to choose one’s own projects, working from one’s preferred location, and most importantly, more time for ...

How to Accelerate Your Consulting Business During Great Resignation

A lot has been happening in the world and the way we do business has changed forever. Uncertainty is evident everywhere and at the ...

4 Quicks Tips to Improve Your Data Visualization

Data visualization is an integral part of consulting slide decks. As a consultant, you’re going to have to deal with a lot of numbers. ...
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Consulting Presentation Checklist: Make Sure to Include These 7 Elements

Consulting presentations are different from the usual university presentations. If you make mistakes in school, you may get a lower grade and life would ...

4 Practical Tips for a Better Consulting Work-Life Balance

Long working hours and frequent travels! Does that sound familiar? Working as a consultant is both challenging and rewarding. The rewards are obvious: a ...

4 Exciting Exit Opportunities as a Management Consultant

Consulting is a highly competitive industry with a strict hierarchy. Not only will you have to be better than other candidates during the interview, ...

Got a PhD or an Advanced Degree? Transition to Consulting

Studying to get a PhD or an advanced degree is not a walk in the park. To be an outstanding PhD student, you will ...

The 10 Consulting Practices for a Successful Client Partnership

In recent years we’ve seen many overnight consultants with no real training, skill or experience popping up, thinking that they can get paid for ...

How to Collaborate with Other Consultants to Create your Consulting Team

Be truthful about this: Does working as a solo freelance consultant get lonely sometimes? Do you ever feel like you’re carrying too much of ...

How to Win Consulting Projects That Make You Feel Like a Rockstar

“It’s too expensive, could you adjust your price, please?” “I don’t like this solution, it needs way more work.” “I don’t always respond to ...
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A Consultant’s Guide to Understanding Companies’ Internal Structures

A company structure can be a bewildering – and frustrating - aspect of starting a new client project. Yet, if you don’t have the ...

The Red Ocean vs. Blue Ocean Strategy – Which One to Choose?

Business is not just about creating new products and services and selling them in the market. Strategy is also one of the very important ...

The MECE Principle: What Is It? And Why Should All Consultants Master It

MECE, pronounced as me-see, stands for Mutually Exclusive, Collectively Exhaustive. As a consultant, you’ll probably hear this term thousands of times in your career. ...

6 Consulting Frameworks Each Freelance Consultant Should Master

Frankly, ask yourself: “What consulting-related topics do I thoroughly remember from my bachelor degree?” Well, it’s true that you generally need to go to ...

Which Agile Framework Should Your Company Adapt

Is Scrum Agile? The question of “is scrum agile” is one we often get, and we should address right from the get-go. Many get ...

North Star Metric: Why Should Every Consultant Know This Term

Even if you’ve only been a consultant for just a month, you’re probably aware of various consulting KPIs and know how business growth is ...

How to Create a Great Consulting Case Study Portfolio as a Freelancer

A portfolio of consulting case studies is a powerful tool for freelancers. You can use it to showcase your authority and expertise in your ...

An Essential Skill for Consultants: How to say no to clients

Whether it’s a request to go above and beyond the agreed-upon project scope or an offer for a new project, you, as a consultant, ...
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Top Tips for Starting a Booming Consulting Business

When it comes to starting a business, consulting can seem like one of the simplest roads to venture down. Presumably, you have the knowledge ...

How to Build and Maintain Great Client-Consultant Relationships

Why is building strong relationship with your clients important? Well, the consultants who are good at client consultant relationship building are the ones who ...

How a PPC Consultant Will Maximize Your Business Performance

For many, it took a global pandemic to realise the importance of digital. It is an actual modern psychological phenomenon; if it’s not online, ...

Case Interview Season: Everything You Need to Know to Ace the Interview

Congratulations! All your hard work at the Consultport Academy has paid off. You are now ready to become a consultant. Applying for jobs is ...

How to invoice your client for travel expenses as a Freelancer in Germany

What's up, freelance consultants? Have you ever wondered if you can have your clients pay for your travel expenses? And if yes, then how ...

The Easiest Explanation of PESTEL Analysis You’ll Ever See

What is a PESTEL analysis? Well, there are hundreds of articles on the internet on this topic, but a lot of them are written ...

Hacks for Consultants: How to Have Entrepreneur Mindset

There are a lot of similarities between a freelance consultant and a large-business owner. Both freelance consultants and entrepreneurs need to build their own ...

The Playbook to Independent Consulting

This article has been created to act as a playbook for navigating the sometimes difficult waters of becoming an independent consultant and setting up ...

Top Habits Every Consultant Should Develop

Isn’t it incredible that when we hear the word “habits” associated with success or effectiveness, we immediately think of Steven Covey and The 7 ...

6-Step Guide to Launch Your Independent Consulting Career

How do you decide between branching out and starting your own independent consulting business based solely on your own merits or sticking to working ...
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Consulting Resources and Tips for the Ones Branching Out

Yes, working hard is an essential key to success. However, it is also important to work smart. We live in an age of information ...

How to Handle Contracts, Pricing & Payment as a Freelance Consultant

A few decades ago, the term “freelancing” was not used much often. In fact, most people wouldn’t even consider it as a viable career ...

The Five Noteworthy Habits of Successful Consultants

To be ahead of the game as a professional, it’s worth analyzing the habits of successful people. As a matter of fact, what one ...

How to Become a Consultant Who Gets High-Paying Projects

When you become a consultant who works independently, you have a lot of freedom and flexibility in your career. Also, you could earn way ...

Independent Consultant 101: How to Find your Prospecting Clients

As a consultant employed by a consulting firm, you wouldn’t need to worry about prospecting or closing sales. But when you’re an independent consultant, ...

How to Market Your Consulting Business Effectively

If you are considering independent consulting work, the first question you’ll be asking yourself is, “How to market my business?” No matter how good ...

How to Raise Your Freelance Consulting Rates with Existing Clients

Raising rates on existing clients may seem a bit off-putting to most consultants. First of all, you will need to have the nerve to ...

Here’s Why, Every Freelance Consultant Should Use a Consulting Platform

Are you a freelance consultant? If yes, then do you have a catchy LinkedIn profile and a well-designed independent consulting website? If yes, then ...

How to Build a Personal Brand as a Consultant

There are so many blogs and articles about personal brands – personal brand examples, personal brands on social media, or tips for building a ...

What do Digital Consultants need to do to succeed?

It’s a competitive world out there. Whether it’s management consulting or digital consulting, businesses now have more options than ever. Moreover, finding the right ...

The Fundamentals of How to Start Freelance Consulting

Consulting is one of those industries in which freelancing is not just possible, but it could also be a better choice. In fact, there ...

How to Conduct Effective Client Meetings

What do you think about online meetings? Do they make you nervous or anxious? Or do you feel like you may not be able ...

Top 22 Consulting Books You Should Read – and Why

An online search will display multiple lists of “best consulting books.” They may all have merit, but there are so many on the market ...

4 Certifications for Consultants to Impress Your Clients

There are several reasons to consider certifications for consultants – and impressing your clients may be one of them! Reasons for Certifications The problem ...

The Best Software You Should Be Using as a Consultant

Smart consultants use consulting software to make their job easier. Fortunately, we are living in the age of apps and software. Developers, innovators, and ...
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