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Turning a Consultant Skeptic into an Advocate

“I don’t trust consultants; they never provide results and I’m going to get blamed when they fail” Too many times, we hear this from clients who have only had experience with corporate consultants. Their only impression of this industry is expensive prices, and fancy presentations, but no results. When thinking about a Typical Consultant, many…

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Work Travel Tips for the Young Consultant

As a newly minted consultant, my friends often get jealous at the thought of being able to travel. While travelling does have its perks, such as being able to explore different cities, and trying new cuisines, having to pack up on a Sunday evening to prepare for a 6:45 flight the next Monday morning every…

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3 Consumer Trends Retailers Can’t Afford to Ignore

The world of e-commerce and OMNI channel are continuing to advance at a dizzying speed where, the interaction between consumer and retailer must evolve to meet continuously complex demands. While consumer trends are constantly changing, retailers have always been dedicated to achieving a seamless customer experience. In the past, this has taken the form of…

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Eliminate the Line Between Physical and Digital Retail

Shopping isn’t simply just going to the mall anymore. Lines between the physical and digital worlds are blurring and shoppers are growing accustomed to the benefits of digital technology. We are living in the age of Amazon, where artificial intelligence, machine learning, and digital innovation are the norm in retail, and customers in other industries…

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Does Anybody Actually Enjoy Being Surprised?

The anticipation is exciting: a “Ta-Da!” after a dramatic drumroll. These “Ta-Da’s” are usually most effective after the audience is kept in the dark, unaware of what lies under the velvet curtain. While contributing to dramatic effect in a magic show, drumrolls and big reveals should remain on stage. When talking about a client who…

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