Management Consulting Essentials: The objectives

This is the 6th post in a series of post addressing the issue that too many independent management consultants are working too many hours for too little pay. It is my objective to inspire as many independent management consultants as possible to exercise their profession and approach their clients...

Happy New Year

I wish all my readers a happy New Year. May 2012 fulfill your ambitions and bring joy, happiness, fun and prosperity to you and those you care about. This blog grew its’ readership from 20.000 visits in 2010 to almost 86.000 visits in 2011. In December 2011 we had...

Management Consulting Essentials: Self assessment

I meet and talk with a lot of independent management consultants.  99% of them are extremely busy.  They are so busy that they have little time to learn new approaches, keep up with the development in their area(s) and develop their business. Most of them even complain that they...

Management Consulting Essentials: The first meeting

I meet and talk with a lot of independent management consultants.  99% of them are extremely busy.  They are so busy that they have little time to learn new approaches, keep up with the development in their area(s) and develop their business. Most of them even complain that they...

Management Consulting Essentials: Pre-qualification

I meet and talk with a lot of independent management consultants.  99% of them are extremely busy.  They are so busy that they have little time to learn new approaches, keep up with the development in their area(s) and develop their business. Most of them even complain that they...

Management Consulting Essentials: Networking

I meet and talk with a lot of independent management consultants. 99% of them are extremely busy.  They are so busy that they have little time to learn new approaches, keep up with the development in their area(s) and develop their business. Most of them even complain that they...

Management Consulting Essentials: Positioning

I meet and talk with a lot of independent management consultants.  99% of them are extremely busy.  They are so busy that they have little time to learn new approaches, keep up with the development in their area(s) and develop their business. Most of them even complain that they...

Management Consulting Productivity

How do you ensure that you constantly improve speed, quality, value and price/performance in your consulting services? In short: How do you deliver more, at a lower price with a higher profit? I find most of the management consulting industry terribly old fashioned. I have the impression that most...

The Three Types of Independent Management Consultants

In a previous blog post I wrote about the 4 types of consulting.  This post is about the three types of independent management consultants. I have been working in government for 3 years and in business for 31 years. Since 2003 I have been operating as a management consultant....

The Fifth Perspective

This post is claiming a need for a fifth perspective in business leadership. The management perspective = Leadership & Execution capability. The fifth perspective is critical for any company in the software industry with ambitions of achieving global market dominance....