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The Strategy Skills Podcast is the channel where strategy partners teach you the tools and techniques to solve mankind’s greatest problems. Learn all the skills of McKinsey and BCG consultants without having to work at a consulting firm. Each year we pick one consulting study and narrate the analyses, client interactions and recommendations so you can understand how the strategy is developed. Detailed videos and power-points to accompany the podcasts can be found on our website.The podcast teaches both technical analyses and soft skills like communication. We discuss concepts to help listeners advance their strategy, operations and implementation skills, enhance their critical thinking ability and build their executive presence.www.firmsconsulting.comwww.strategytraining.com

Episodios

  • 173: What is the ROI? Author Program Q&A 3

    20/09/2021 Duración: 10min

    Learn more and see the application guidelines: https://www.firmsconsulting.com/experts-published-author-program/ Apply: email team@firmsconsulting.com This is a part of a 10-episode program to help our clients and customers measurably and radically transform their careers through The Author Program. How would your career, reputation, and earnings change as a published author? Imagine your client interactions when potential and current clients saw your thinking in a published book before they met you? Imagine the time you would save not having to explain your ideas and the value you could add to them? Imagine the fee premium you could earn? Imagine avoiding awkward meetings trying to establish your credibility? Imagine how many potential clients would find you and reach out to you? Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo

  • 172: Charlene Li, Grow Your Business Via Disruption

    15/09/2021 Duración: 56min

    Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 172, an episode with a sought-after public speaker and an influential thought-leader, Charlene Li. Get Charlene's new book here: https://amzn.to/2XhSdFv Charlene Li is a guide on digital transformation, leadership, customer experience, and the future of work. Her career is focused on helping people see the future and thrive with disruption. She is currently a Senior Fellow at Altimeter, a Prophet company. In this episode, Charlene talked about how disruption serves as a key element in order for a company to determine their future and set their path to growth. For those who wants to learn more on how to advance through the future, this is for you. THE DISRUPTION MINDSET: Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail. Charlene Li: https://amzn.to/2XhSdFv Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo We use affiliate links whenever possible (if you purchase items listed above using our affiliate links, we will get

  • 171: April Rinne, Rethinking Humanity's Beliefs

    14/09/2021 Duración: 54min

    Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 171, an episode with one of the world's leading female futurists, April Rinne. Get April's new book here: https://amzn.to/38iGhFp April Rinne is a navigator in a world of flux. She is guiding individuals and organization operate in these fast-paced changing times. Her solo travels to over 100 countries in a span of 25 years has developed her to see how the world changes and how the trends will be set in the future. April is a well-known advisor of startups, companies, financial institutions, non-profits, think tanks and government agencies around the globe. In this episode, April talked about a few key points that would make us rethink our views and help us be prepared for what's coming in the future. For those who wants to better understand uncertainties in order to anticipate and adapt to what's ahead of us, this is for you. FLUX: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change. April Rinne: https://amzn.to/38iGhFp Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training

  • 170: Gary Hammel, EVERYONE should be the Manager

    09/09/2021 Duración: 01h09min

    Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 170, an episode with one of the world's most influential and innovative business thinkers, Gary Hammel. Get Gary's new book here: https://amzn.to/3DkAvRZ Gary Hammel is the founder of the international consulting firm Strategos and the Director of the Woodside Institute. He has worked with top companies around the world and is a sought-after management speaker. Throughout his career, he has helped numerous companies in designing and building innovation-friendly management practices, tools and platforms. His concepts of "strategic intent", "core competence", "industry revolution" and "management innovation" have changed the management of organizations worldwide. He's been teaching at the London Business School for over 30 years now as a Visiting Professor. In this episode, Gary talked about how some of the largest companies in the world has gone ahead of their competition by implementing radical changes inside their respective organizations. For those leaders who also want to

  • 169: Tom Eisenmann, Startups and their Wrong Decisions

    07/09/2021 Duración: 48min

    Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 169, an episode with the Howard Stevenson Professor of Business Administration of Harvard Business School, Tom Eisenmann. Get Tom's new book here: https://amzn.to/3Dmxqkl Tom Eisenmann, as a Harvard Business School professor for the past 24 years, has guided over a thousand Harvard Business students and alumni as they launch new ventures up to their success. But not every startup story is like this. In this episode, Tom talked about a glimpse of his new book  where he carried out numerous case studies about failed startups. And from these, he found 6 patterns why a lot of startups fail. For those founders, at any stage of their entrepreneurial journey, this is for you. WHY STARTUPS FAIL: A New Roadmap for Entrepreneurial Success. Tom Eisenmann: https://amzn.to/3Dmxqkl Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo We use affiliate links whenever possible (if you purchase items listed above using our affiliate links,

  • 168: Jeff Kavanaugh, Unleashing Your Employees

    02/09/2021 Duración: 57min

    Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 168, an episode with Jeff Kavanaugh. Get Jeff's new book here: https://amzn.to/3Bfd8Hr Jeff Kavanaugh is the global head for Infosys Knowledge Institute - the research and thought leadership arm of global IT powerhouse Infosys, a leader in digital services and consulting. Aside from speaking on conferences, he also teaches at the Business School of University of Texas at Dallas as an adjunct professor. He serves on boards of the Institute of Business Analytics at Indiana University, and the Marketing Analytics Advisory Board at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is the author of the best-selling book Consulting Essentials. THE LIVE ENTERPRISE: Create a Continuously Evolving and Learning Organization. Jeff Kavanaugh: https://amzn.to/3Bfd8Hr Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo We use affiliate links whenever possible (if you purchase items listed above using our affiliate links, we will get a bonus).

  • 167: Mike Zani, How Data Science could boost your workforce

    31/08/2021 Duración: 50min

    Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 167, an episode with Mike Zani. Get Mike's new book here: https://amzn.to/3kskiBp Mike Zani is the CEO of The Predictive Index, a platform that is dedicated to talent optimization using over 60 years of proven science and software. They help businesses in creating high-performing teams, making objective hiring decisions, and inspiring greatness in people. They have 8,000+ clients that includes Bain Capital, Blue Cross Blue Shield, DoorDash, LVMH, Nissan, Omni Hotels, and VMware. In this episode, Mike talks about building effective teams, preparing companies for the future of work, developing strategies for long-term success, and more. THE SCIENCE OF DREAM TEAMS: How Talent Optimization Can Drive Engagement, Productivity, and Happinessby Mike Zani. Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo We use affiliate links whenever possible (if you purchase items listed above using our affiliate links, we will get a bonus).

  • 166: Tim Higgins, How Tesla Was Saved From Bankruptcy

    28/08/2021 Duración: 49min

    Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 166, an episode with Tim Higgins. Get Tim's new book here: https://amzn.to/3BiHWai Tim Higgins is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He writes about tech and auto companies, mostly about Apple and Tesla. You can see him regularly on CNBC as an on-air contributor. Prior to this, he worked for Bloomberg News as writer for the Businessweek magazine. Throughout his career of covering big businesses and US Politics, he has won multiple Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Inc. (SABEW) Awards, has received honorable mention from Loeb Awards, and has been a five-time finalist for the Livingston Awards. POWER PLAY: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century. Tim Higgins: https://amzn.to/3BiHWai Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo We use affiliate links whenever possible (if you purchase items listed above using our affiliate links, we will get a bonus).

  • 165: Rob Lachenauer, How Family Businesses Span Generations

    01/08/2021 Duración: 56min

    Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 165, an episode with Rob Lachenauer. Get Rob's new book here: https://amzn.to/3iRZ531 Rob Lachenauer is a Managing Partner and the founding CEO of BanyanGlobal. He has been both a consultant and entrepreneur throughout his career. He was a Vice President and Director of BCG for 9 years where he helped multi-national companies plan and implement strategies. He has also worked with family businesses throughout the world by helping them with decision-making while strengthening family relationships. Rob has frequently contributed to the Harvard Business Review, which includes “Making Better Decisions in Your Family Business,” “What Happens When You Lose Your Mentor,” and “Why I Hired an Executive with a Mental Illness.” He also co-authored Hardball: Are You Playing to Play or Playing to Win? with George Stalk. HBR FAMILY BUSINESS HANDBOOK: How to Build and Sustain a Successful, Enduring Enterprise. Rob Lachenauer: https://amzn.to/3iRZ531 Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sampl

  • 164: Josh Baron, family business during the pandemic

    31/07/2021 Duración: 01h03min

    Welcome to. Strategy Skills episode 164, an episode with Josh Baron. Get Josh's new book here: https://amzn.to/3iRZ531 Josh Baron is a partner and co-founder of BanyanGlobal, a professor at Columbia Business School, a thought leader and author of Harvard Business Review Family Business Handbook: How to Build and Sustain a Successful, Enduring Enterprise (HBR Handbooks). He has worked closely with family-owned companies, foundations and offices for over a decade now. He has been helping these families define their purpose as owners and establish strategies to accomplish their goals. He is also teaching MBA courses on Family Business Management and Managing Conflict in Family Business. He has also written articles for The Huffington Post, Trust & Estates Magazine, and Family Business Magazine, among others. HBR FAMILY BUSINESS HANDBOOK: How to Build and Sustain a Successful, Enduring Enterprise. Josh Baron: https://amzn.to/3iRZ531 Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: w

  • 163: Is it a good time now or should I wait until I become more senior? Author Program Q&A 2.

    24/07/2021 Duración: 07min

    Learn more and see the application guidelines: https://www.firmsconsulting.com/experts-published-author-program/ Apply: email team@firmsconsulting.com This is the 1st of a 10 episode program to help our clients and customers measurably, radically transform their careers through The Author Program. How would your career, reputation, and earnings change as a published author? Imagine your client interactions when potential and current clients saw your thinking in a published book before they met you? Imagine the time you would save not having to explain your ideas and the value you could add to them? Imagine the fee premium you could earn? Imagine avoiding awkward meetings trying to establish your credibility? Imagine how many potential clients would find you and reach out to you? Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo

  • 162: Is this good for my career at this point in time? Author Program Q&A 1.

    22/07/2021 Duración: 07min

    Learn more and see the application guidelines: https://www.firmsconsulting.com/experts-published-author-program/ Apply: email team@firmsconsulting.com This is the 1st of a 10 episode program to help our clients and customers measurably, radically transform their careers through The Author Program. How would your career, reputation, and earnings change as a published author? Imagine your client interactions when potential and current clients saw your thinking in a published book before they met you? Imagine the time you would save not having to explain your ideas and the value you could add to them? Imagine the fee premium you could earn? Imagine avoiding awkward meetings trying to establish your credibility? Imagine how many potential clients would find you and reach out to you? Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo

  • 161: How publishing a book fast-tracked me to partnership

    22/07/2021 Duración: 27min

    Learn more and see the application guidelines: https://www.firmsconsulting.com/experts-published-author-program/ Apply: email team@firmsconsulting.com This is the 1st of a 10 episode program to help our clients and customers measurably, radically transform their careers through The Author Program. How would your career, reputation, and earnings change as a published author? Imagine your client interactions when potential and current clients saw your thinking in a published book before they met you? Imagine the time you would save not having to explain your ideas and the value you could add to them? Imagine the fee premium you could earn? Imagine avoiding awkward meetings trying to establish your credibility? Imagine how many potential clients would find you and reach out to you? Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo

  • 160: Rob Barnett, Increase Your Hire-Ability

    14/07/2021 Duración: 54min

    Welcome to. Strategy Skills episode 160, an episode with Rob Barnett. Get Rob's new book here: https://amzn.to/3i9rMbo Rob Barnett is a headhunter, management executive, podcaster, entrepreneur and author of NEXT JOB, BEST JOB: A Headhunter's 11 Strategies to Getting Hired Now (Citadel, June 29, 2021. He founded Rob Barnett Media in 2018, an inclusive platform for thousands of job-seeking professionals and industry leaders, placing the right people in the best jobs. Rob has discovered, hired, and led hundreds of talented creators and executives in senior management roles at MTV, VH1, and Audible/Amazon. He was President of Programming at CBS Radio. A digital pioneer, he founded My Damn Channel, one of the first original online studios and networks. Representing diverse careers, companies, and opportunities, Rob's multi-platform content and no-nonsense approach inspires people to define and sell their best professional brand. Visit RobBarnettMedia.com.  NEXT JOB, BEST JOB. Rob Barnett: https://amzn.to/3i9rMbo

  • 159: Ash Fontana, The AI-First Company

    23/06/2021 Duración: 01h03min

    Welcome to. Strategy Skills episode 159, an episode with Ash Fontana on the future of AI. Ash just published a great book on AI, THE AI-FIRST COMPANY, please see a link below. THE AI-FIRST COMPANY: https://amzn.to/3zRYW7o Among other insights, Fontana shows readers how to: Make AI your company’s first priority. Identify the most valuable data. Build AI teams. Create AI budgets. Integrate AI with existing processes. Measure its effectiveness. Reinvest the profits from automation to build a competitive advantage. About the Author Ash Fontana became one of the most recognized startup investors in the world after launching online investing at AngelList. He then became a Managing Director of Zetta Venture Partners, the first investment fund that focused on AI. The firm was the lead investor in category-defining AI companies such as Kaggle, Domino, Tractable, Lilt and Invenia.  Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo We use affiliate links whenever

  • 158: Location is leverage or proximity is leverage (Monday Morning 8 a.m. #29, part 3)

    26/05/2021 Duración: 15min

    Hello everyone! This is Monday Morning 8 a.m., a weekly newsletter where we distill the insights from all of the distractions, articles, and emails that you receive in your inbox every day. In this newsletter, we’re going to focus on four major themes from last week’s news.    To listen to the audio version of this newsletter, search for “Strategy Skills” in any podcast app. To get a written copy with links to mentioned articles sign up here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo To get a copy of some of the previous issues you might have missed, get the Strategy Insights book. If you love Strategy Insights and support it with reviews on Goodreads and Google Play (and support on Amazon is very much appreciated) by May 30th 2021, please email support@firmsconsulting.com as we will be sending 1-month access to the accompanying course as a gift to members who loved and supported the book with reviews. P.S. If you want to support the Monday Morning 8 a.m. and our other work, there are many ways you can do that, including

  • 157: Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook's AI advantage (Monday Morning 8 a.m. #29, part 2)

    25/05/2021 Duración: 09min

    Hello everyone! This is Monday Morning 8 a.m., a weekly newsletter where we distill the insights from all of the distractions, articles, and emails that you receive in your inbox every day. In this newsletter, we’re going to focus on four major themes from last week’s news.    To listen to the audio version of this newsletter, search for “Strategy Skills” in any podcast app. To get a written copy with links to mentioned articles sign up here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo To get a copy of some of the previous issues you might have missed, get the Strategy Insights book. If you love Strategy Insights and support it with reviews on Goodreads and Google Play (and support on Amazon is very much appreciated) by May 30th 2021, please email support@firmsconsulting.com as we will be sending 1-month access to the accompanying course as a gift to members who loved and supported the book with reviews. P.S. If you want to support the Monday Morning 8 a.m. and our other work, there are many ways you can do that, including

  • 156: 7-Eleven’s inconvenient truth about convenience (Monday Morning 8 a.m. #29, part 1)

    24/05/2021 Duración: 10min

    Hello everyone! This is Monday Morning 8 a.m., a weekly newsletter where we distill the insights from all of the distractions, articles, and emails that you receive in your inbox every day. In this newsletter, we’re going to focus on four major themes from last week’s news.    To listen to the audio version of this newsletter, search for “Strategy Skills” in any podcast app. To get a written copy with links to mentioned articles sign up here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo To get a copy of some of the previous issues you might have missed, get the Strategy Insights book. If you love Strategy Insights and support it with reviews on Goodreads and Google Play (and support on Amazon is very much appreciated) by May 30th 2021, please email support@firmsconsulting.com as we will be sending 1-month access to the accompanying course as a gift to members who loved and supported the book with reviews. P.S. If you want to support the Monday Morning 8 a.m. and our other work, there are many ways you can do that, including

  • 155: Taming the beast tech has become with actionable solutions. With Cognizant's Ben Pring

    20/05/2021 Duración: 01h01min

    How can we take back control of technology so it will shape the society we want for ourselves instead of becoming a monster we can no longer tame? Monster: A Tough Love Letter On Taming the Machines that Rule our Jobs, Lives, and Future - https://amzn.to/3fAeX8T Ben Pring co-founded and leads the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant, an American multinational technology company that provides consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. Ben sits on the advisory board of the Labor and Work Life program at Harvard Law School. In 2018 Ben was a Bilderberg Meeting participant. Ben was named as one of 30 management thinkers to watch in 2020 by Thinkers 50. He was recently named a leading influencer on the future of work by Onalytica. In 2007, Ben won Gartner's prestigious Thought Leader Award. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the London Times, the Drucker Forum Report, Business Insider, Forbes, and Fortune. Based near Boston since 2000, Ben graduated

  • 154: Harvard's Gorick Ng on career secrets

    19/05/2021 Duración: 59min

    "The book demystifies what managers expect but never explain and what top performers do subconsciously. These unspoken rules create an unlevel playing field between insiders and outsiders. My book bridges the divide by giving all early-career professionals the concrete, tactical advice they need to excel." The Unspoken Rules: https://amzn.to/2Rwzx1L Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo We use affiliate links whenever possible (if you purchase items listed above using our affiliate links, we will get a bonus).

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