Quality first

Consulting Lessons Learned 7: Quality first, speed second Think about this: As an aspiring consultant – what will be more important for your job manager? Quality or Speed? When you start in consulting, you should always start with a strong focus on quality and then build-up your set of routines Read more…

Always send invites

Consulting Lessons Learned 6: Sending invites There is a simple rule in consulting: Always send invites. What might sound like a no-brainer, actually happens really often with colleagues and clients alike. Let me give you an example: You have a discussion with your job manager, and she proposes to continue Read more…

Time machine

Consulting Lessons Learned 5: The time machine Let’s say you need to find out the development of the product portfolio of a small company in the last 10 years. Or you want to see how the price for a certain product evolved over time. What would you do? Unfortunately, simply Read more…

2 minute rule

Consulting Lessons Learned 3: The 2-minute rule You want to work efficiently as a consultant? Then you should consider applying the 2-minute rule in your daily work routine. The basic concept is this: Whatever task or problem gets to your attention which can be solved within 2 minutes – you Read more…

Taking notes

During your daily work as a consultant, you will have to take quite a lot of notes. Whether you are attending meetings or structuring your thoughts for a client call, taking notes efficiently and effectively is a major success factor as a consultant. In this posts, you will find some Read more…