September 27th, 2023

Multi-Generational Work-Life Balance

In today’s workplace, there is a convergence of five different generations that at times can create friction amongst employees and management. Each generation has specific characteristics that impact how they view and act in the workplace; younger generations feel the need to have a purpose that positively impacts their community, while older generations are often … Continue reading “Multi-Generational Work-Life Balance”

September 5th, 2023

Ensuring Alignment When Crafting a Proposal

At the core of determining and aligning on the scope of a project are proposals. While proposals can be commonly perceived as a document whose primary purpose is to set pricing terms, the most effective proposals ensure that we are in total agreement with our client. This means our proposals should set expectations regarding the … Continue reading “Ensuring Alignment When Crafting a Proposal”

August 28th, 2023

Motivating Consultants

What truly motivates individuals in a professional setting? Contrary to popular belief, it is not necessarily only money. According to an MIT study, once basic financial needs have been met, monetary incentives lose their effectiveness. In fact, in some circumstances, financial incentives may can even decrease productivity. So, if money is not the most effective … Continue reading “Motivating Consultants”

July 11th, 2023

Communicating Across Generations

In today’s diverse workforce, it is common to encounter differences in communication preferences and styles across different generations. Stereotypes such as “These young people can’t talk on the phone!” or “Boomers hate texting” highlight the need to understand and address these disparities. As consultants, it is crucial not only to identify the problem but also … Continue reading “Communicating Across Generations”