A Helicopter View of a Management Consulting Proposal

31 Aug
I’ve often been asked by new consultants to provide insights on structuring a proposal. Here’s a conceptual, high-level summary of a typical proposal: Executive Summary and Overview – often articulates background relevant to the proposal, such as current issues and ... Read more »

What Are The Best Management Consulting Books?

28 Jul
There are four books that I recommend as core to the generic practice of consulting. These are: The McKinsey Way by Ethan Rasiel Process Consultation by Edgar Schein (dry read) Flawless Consulting by Peter Block (optional and highly recommended for ... Read more »

Integrating Behavioral Economics and Consulting

21 Mar
Over the past few years, I have been involved with a number of projects that utilize behavioral economics principles to improve outcomes or change people’s behavior. Since this blog has a long history covering management consulting, I thought I would ... Read more »

Eight Secret Weapons of the Modern Consultant

15 Jun
Although I’ve developed a number of blog posts addressing the practice of management consulting, I have spent little time tying things together into a framework of secret weapons of the modern consultant. Secret weapons are a spectrum of tactics and ... Read more »