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What are the top 5 skills that you want to see in a Project Manager?

No matter what business you are in, you will be involved in projects from time to time. You may have internal staff who have ...

Superior Skills for Project Manager Success

When working for a company, those in charge are bound to set specific tasks and projects that, in the end, if completed successfully, contribute ...

The Change Management Process: How to Effectively Implement Change

Simply put, change management is the process of preparing people at all different levels of a company’s hierarchy to not only be ready for ...

No One is Benched During a Successful Agile Transformation: A Combination of Agile with Scrum is Key

Scrum Masters and Coaches are no longer terms that are reserved only for sports. These two terms have made their way into the organizational ...

Is a Project Management Consultant Worth the Cost? (Use These 5 KPIs to Tell)

So, you’re thinking about hiring a project management consultant. But are they worth the money? It can be challenging to measure the worth and ...

This Is How Successful Businesses Drive Change Management

Nothing is permanent but change. Whether it’s your personal life or business, change is inevitable and necessary. However, creating and implementing new changes in ...

4 Digital Transformation Success Stories Every Company Should Know

The need for digital transformation increased rapidly during the pandemic. In fact, digital transformation saved the world’s economy from coming to a full halt ...

5 Types of Interim Executives Who Can Save Your Business

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the term ‘interim manager’? Well, most people think that an interim manager’s ...

Organizational Restructuring – When (and How) to Do it!

Restructuring a company can seem like a daunting task. Well, that’s because it is. But not if you know what you’re doing. Whether you’re ...

How to Build an Agile Workforce

You’re probably reading this article because you have heard people using the term ‘Agile’ a lot these days and you’re considering building your own ...

Freelance Consultants vs. Traditional Consulting Firms: Who Will Win?

The act of seeking consultation is thousands of years old. But the consulting industry as we know it today didn’t exist until the early ...

Don’t Hire a Management Consultant Without Doing This First!

So, you are thinking about hiring a consultant? Good on you. You’re about to join the league of smart business owners who seek expert ...

Company Quick Guide: How to Manage Remote Working?

Millions of people were working remotely even before the pandemic. But when lockdowns were imposed, a lot of managers had no choice but to ...

Why Hiring a Freelance Consultant May Be the Best Move for Your Company

If you have been in business for a while, it’s likely that you may have thought about hiring consultants at some point. Now the ...

Agile Workforce – How to Build and Manage It

Agile (adjective): to be able to move quickly and easily. That’s the dictionary definition of the word agile. In a business context, agility is ...

Be Digitally Ready or You Might Go Out of Business

Apologies if the title of this article sounds like a threat. Rest assured, it’s not a threat but simply a bit of friendly advice ...

Consulting 2.0 – The Disruption Is Here!

Disruption is not a new phenomenon, it has been happening for centuries. Maybe because constantly upgrading the usual ways of working is hardwired into ...

Skill Shortages are Slowing Down Digital Transformation

The new normal has become a cliché in describing our post-COVID world. Perhaps a better description of what businesses are facing is the new ...

How All Digital Transformation Projects Succeed

Whatever issue is holding your company back, there’s likely a digital solution for it. Businesses around the world have streamlined their processes and increased ...

4 Questions to Ask Consultants Before Hiring Them Through Online Consulting Platforms

Gone are the days when businesses could only find consultants through a few big consulting firms. The advent of freelance consultants and online consulting ...

Freelance Consulting Team Or Brand Consulting Team – What Should Companies Choose?

So, you have decided to bring some consultants on board to help you reach your business goals? Good choice. Now the question is: Where ...

How Freelance Consultant Platforms Are Disrupting the Consulting Industry

If you look up the work ‘disruption’ in the dictionary, you’ll find it to be synonymous with words like ‘disturbance’ and ‘disorder’. However, ‘industry ...

Why Businesses Must Hire Digital Talent (and How to Find Digital Experts)

Digital transformation has been on the rise for the past few years. But 2020 has taken it to a whole new level. This was ...

How To Speak McKinsey: 5 Things Your Consultants Are Saying That You’ve Always Wanted to Understand

If you think your freelance management consultant is speaking gobbledygook, you're probably right. While there is something to be said for a common vocabulary ...

An Optimistic Prediction for the Digitalization of the (German) Economy

It is of no question that we are right in the middle of the fourth industrial revolution and that today’s digitization means an epochal ...

Agile Working – Is that Something for Your Company, too?

Right now agile methods in various variants are used all over the world to manage complex projects and companies. Agile working, also called spotify ...

When in Doubt, Consult it Out

Digital trends will disrupt 84% of industries by 2020, according to a recent Harvard Business Review study. Now, we could throw statistics at you ...

Digital Consultants as the Shepherd of Your Company

Digital change is so widespread in our modern era that we might as well just call it “change”. Digital technologies have left an impact ...

Is Your Digital Consultant Capable?

Consulting has become a quite glamorous, idealized job, thanks to hotshot Hollywood movies and heightened interest around digitalization. Recently, we’ve seen global digital consulting ...

How Do I Digitize My Small or Medium-Sized Business Cost-Effectively?

If you run a small business, you’ve managed to pilot your brand through the tumultuous changes of the last decade. You’ve done it capably. ...

What Is Your Digital Gap?

Are You Comfortable with Your Status Quo? Most global B2B organizations say yes, according to Accenture. This statement is more justified coming from German ...

3 Things You Wish You Had Told Your Consultant Months Ago

It takes some effort to hire the right consultants. But ensuring that the consulting engagement is a success requires some more thinking and preparation ...

Consulting Platforms – The End of Traditional Employment

Did you know that the consulting industry is going through massive changes right now? As time passes, almost every industry gets disrupted. Uber changed ...

Need a Freelance Digital Consultant? This Is the Easiest Way to Find Them

So, you have decided to hire a freelance digital consultant? That’s a smart decision. Now the question is: How will you find them? There ...

The Simple Tricks to Get the Most out of Independent Consultants

Dear business owners, there’s a lot you can do to make sure that your engagement with an independent consultant is worthwhile. If your only ...

Hiring a Consultant? Ask Them These 10 Questions

So, you want to find the right consultant for your business? Well, that’s a great decision. However, the term ‘right consultant’ needs to be ...

5 Advantages Your Management Consultant Has That You Don’t

Most company executives and managers know as much and are as smart as consultants. Why then, are they drawn to consulting firms or online ...

The Fast Track Way to Hiring a Consultant

Spend months just to find the right consultant? “Ain’t nobody got time for that.” If you stay up-to-date with pop culture, you’d surely get ...

The 5 Things Independent Consultants Will Do For Your Business That Big Firms Can’t

When it comes to hiring a consultant, the big question is: Do I hire a big-name consulting firm or an independent consultant? Before you ...

Hiring a Freelance Consultant? Look for These 4 Things

So you’re thinking about hiring a freelance consultant? Well, welcome on board. You’re now about to join other smart business owners who don’t hesitate ...

What Management Consultants ‘CANNOT’ Do (And How They Will Still Exceed Your Expectations)

If you’ve been in business for a while, it’s likely that at some point, you must have thought about bringing a management consultant on ...

4 Things Nobody Ever Told You About Hiring A Consultant

“Ask them about their previous roles.” “Discuss the overall cost up front.” “Make sure to check references.” These are some suggestions you might have ...

All You Need to Know About Managing Consultants Effectively

If you’re determined to take your business to the next level, it’s likely that at some point, you’ll need to hire the right consultant ...

Interim Talent vs. Employees vs. Freelance Consultants: Where to Find Them

So here’s the deal: You are a business owner and you have reached a point where you need to hire some more people. However, ...

Are McKinsey, BCG, Bain, and Co. Worth Their Money?

You. Yes, you, the person reading this article. You’re being seduced right now. Seduced by the branding and market positioning of giant corporations. But ...

What Consultants Can Teach Us About Navigating Uncertainty

The word “uncertainty” has taken on a meaning we would have found difficult to contemplate just six months ago. To say that we are ...

How to Make the Money Spent on a Consultant Worth It

As compared to the past decade, hiring consultants is fairly simple these days because of freelance consulting platforms. However, like every other business investment, ...

3 Powerful Insider Tips: Advice to a New Freelance Consultant

Hello to my favorite New Freelance Consultant. You’re about to embark on the exciting journey of independent consulting. You have completed your studies and ...

Don’t Hire a Consultant Unless They Have These 5 Qualities

What makes an ideal consultant? Is it a big brand name? A master’s degree from a prestigious university? Or maybe someone that your friend ...

Get into The Mind of a Consultant

Empathy (noun): the ability to share someone else's feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in that person's situation. ...

Why You May Be The Reason Your Consultant Is Failing

How hard is it to find consultants in this day and age? Well, it’s not difficult at all. Thanks to online consulting marketplaces, you ...

6 Reasons Why Your Consulting Engagement Might Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Is that even a thing? Can a consulting engagement ever go wrong? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. It’s unlikely to fail, however, if you ...

How To Tell If A Consultant Is Right For Your Company Culture

How to tell if a consultant is right for your company culture? That sounds like a trick question. Why is that? Well, sometimes it’s ...

8 Qualities of a Consultant Who Has What It Takes

The best freelance platforms are only a few clicks away and finding top consultants has never been easier. However, the more choices you have, ...

This Is When Hiring an External Consultant Makes Sense for Your Company

It’s so easy to find top freelance consultants these days. The best freelance platform are only a few clicks away and could connect you ...

3 Red Flags That Indicate You Need to Hire a Consultant

Red flags are a universal sign of warning. When you see one, you know it’s time to roll up your sleeves and take some ...

Don’t Hire a Consultant (Until You’ve Done This)

Is it the right time to hire a consultant? Maybe some people in the company think it’s time to finally approach a freelance platform ...

Living Agility: A journey to an agile organization

Agile organizations are being touted as the answer to VUCA - volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous conditions. VUCA certainly seems an apt description for ...

Talent Acquisition Simplified: How To Revamp Your Talent Pool

We started to hear about the War for Talent in the 1990s, and we still hear it. But it means something very different now. ...

5 Wrong Reasons to Hire a Consultant

It’s very easy to find independent consultants these days. There are a lot of credible online consulting marketplaces that can connect you with hundreds ...

7 Signs That You Should Have Hired A Consultant Months Ago

Running a small or medium-sized business is no walk in the park. Oftentimes, there are lots of responsibilities on the business owner’s shoulders. Multi-tasking ...

What Top Fitness Instructors and Management Consultants Have in Common

Imagine this: You’ve been running for a few kilometers without taking a break. Now your feet are anchored to the ground. You cannot move. ...

Why (Smart) Businesses Hire Independent Consultants

“Should we hire a consultant or let the internal team handle it?” Chances are, this question might have been a part of your discussions ...

What Freelance Management Consultants Actually Do (And Are They Really Worth It?)

You know the drill. Google the best freelance platforms and ring them up to find a consultant to assist you with your business situation. ...

Why Liquid Workforces are a Solution for Leading Companies

It is such a clever analogy to describe the trend towards a more flexible workforce as the liquid workforce. A liquid maintains its volume ...

How to Find Top Consultants for an Affordable Price

So you have decided to hire a consultant to help solve your business problems. That’s amazing. Now the next step is to find top ...

5 Signs You Hired the Wrong Freelance Consultant

Hiring the right freelance management consultant can be a tricky business. It will often take time to find an independent consultant who has all ...

Freelance Consultants Are More than Just a Trend

Just as there are trends in fashion, there are trends in business. Be it digitization, open-plan office spaces, bean bag chairs in the common ...

3 Habits of Successful Consultants that Managers Should Adopt

Managers always have many tasks, and clearly one of them is to keep their work and thinking very structured, and focus work on the ...
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