Starting a consulting business is an exciting opportunity for accomplished project managers. Let’s consider three ways you can apply project skills to start a consulting business and develop your career…
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An advantage that project managers who embark on a consulting career have is their knowledge of project management. The challenge is that many project managers have never been educated in key consulting concepts.
Are you thinking about becoming an agile consultant? How do you get started, what’s involved and what comes next? These are just some of the questions answered in this article, but it’s not all rainbows and unicorns.
It’s essential that organizations select the right approach to project management, and that's a complicated and challenging activity that shouldn't be taken lightly.
Some project managers like to be hands-on. They want to know every detail of every process to better understand the system on an intimate level. Other project managers like to hire experts to take care of the day-to-day maintenance. Which project manager are you?
People are becoming increasing comfortable with artificial intelligence. But what does consulting have to fear from AI? These are challenging times for large consultancies and small independent consultants as they are forced to respond to attacks from three sides.
An Insider's Guide to Building a Successful Consulting Practice is about navigating the business consulting world--and an excellent start for consultants in various stages of their careers.
Is a PMO an internal consulting operation? Are there differences as well as similarities between a consulting firm and a PMO? Can people working in a PMO learn from external consultants (and vice versa)? This author says yes.
While most consulting firms find early success because of the strength of their thought leadership, over time many of them tend to under-invest in it. As a consequence, they find themselves vulnerable to new entrants nibbling around the edges of their core business--and see their growth slow down.
What happens when the consultant falls short of their billing as an industry expert? Here is a humorous look at some of the consultant characters that you may have encountered--and survival tips for dealing with them.