Colorful Consulting: Lessons from Larry

Allison Rossett

Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. This consultant needs a consultant. I decided to seek out a hair color consultant. The receptionist looked stunned that I thought I could just drop by to consult with Larry. While I wait, I think about the essence of consulting. This movement to a more consistently colorful me served up reminders about consulting. It reminded me of my second consulting gig, at least thirty years ago.

Consultative Selling Techniques: 6 Ways to Earn Trust and Sell More

Sales Hacker Training

A consultative selling approach is key to running a well-oiled sales team. To me, the difference between a traditional sales process and a consultative one looks a bit like the difference between a doctor and a therapist. What Is Consultative Selling?

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The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

When determining the difference between a coach, mentor, and consultant, it is necessary to look at specific roles and functions. Fifth, what is the expected return for the services of the person? A consultant may take the form of mentors and coaches, but the primary difference between a consultant and coaches and mentors is that a consultant is usually paid for the specific task at hand. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Source – a conversation with Sakai’s Executive Director

Learning Visions

The following are my notes from Part 1 of the webinar: The Truth About Open Source: A conversation with Michael Korcuska, Executive Director of Sakai. Michael is the Executive Director of the Sakai Foundation – open source Course/Learning Management System focused in education space (a “competitor” to Moodle). Director Worldwide eLearning Adobe Systems Click here to register. Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source.

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

Dr. Karrer’s experience is diverse including founding CTO of eHarmony, associate professor of Computer Science, and consultant to Credit Suisse, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun, Symbol Technologies and many others.

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2

Learning Cafe

With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Currently, Liz is in a global organisational development internal consulting role based in Sydney. What is the challenge for the learning function within a profession services for, like Ernst & Young?

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1

Learning Cafe

We had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors.

Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync


Learning from the world’s biggest brands, how to consult, and scaling up a niche course subscription platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. It was founded by a guy called Hugh Edwards and he’s actually a voice director.

One of These Services Is Not Like the Others

CLO Magazine

To ensure learning services investments meet business requirements, the role of the purchasing agent, and the knowledge required, are evolving. While procurement organizations are getting better at understanding the world of learning services, there are still significant challenges. During the past several years, a trend to commoditize learning services has evolved. Several business models have been created by vendors to quantify training outsourcing services.

A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

He really lives learning,” said Kayvan Kian, a junior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., Let’s assume you’re a consultant and you get assigned to work for the financial services industry tomorrow,” van Dam said.

Harry Levinson 1922-2012

The Performance Improvement Blog

Levinson had some strong words for organizational consultants. He didn’t seem to have much patience for consultants who are ready with a solution prior to fully understanding the problem. This belief became the cornerstone of Levinson’s advice to consultants and clients.

How does customizing of learning help to improve competencies?

Origin Learning

In its sales and service agreements, the MNC was contractually bound to provide its customers with its own pool of technical advisors (TAs) and technical directors (TDs). What do conglomerates with highly complex product lines do to keep people charged on gaining skills?

You Just Selected a Shiny New LMS. Great! Now What?

Talented Learning

As learning systems consultants , we’ve seen our share of organizations abandon LMS platforms that once seemed like ideal solutions. Even if you haven’t relied on a consultant for LMS selection , it’s critical to put an independent advisor on your side now.

Why I’m Waging a War Against “Sorry”


How Skillsoft’s Director, Consulting Services EMEA and India is waging a war against “sorry” & encouraging the women on her team to speak with confidence.

News: 'Landmark Financial Services Regulation Has Brought Clearer Training Focus' Says Sector Expert

Unicorn Training

Unicorn Commercial Director, Mark Jones, believes the industry has seized the opportunity to “look at compliance in the context of cultural transformation” as landmark new Accountability regulation comes into force on Monday (7 March).Mark

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Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

And how is this innovative concept helping consulting firms extend their reach? Bridgespan is one of the world’s premier nonprofit management consulting firms that empowers mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to accelerate social change.

Business Impact of Learning: What is Customer Experience Worth to You?

Talented Learning

Had she provided knowledgeable service she could have earned a tip of 20% or more. The service was exceptional, staff members were knowledgeable and the overall impact was memorable. Submit the form below to schedule a free preliminary consultation at your convenience.

To Boost Adoption of Modern Sales Learning Tech, Follow the ‘7 C’s of High Engagement’


One mistake often made by early adopters of new technology is that they assume everyone will automatically embrace their favorite new technology, product, or service. Consult your constituents and stakeholders regularly.

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Podcast 31: Inside Open Source Learning Systems – With eThink CEO Brian Carlson

Talented Learning

Professional services are a key differentiator for open source learning solution providers, particularly compared to proprietary LMS vendors. So about 12 years ago we founded eThink as a Moodle services provider. So you started with LMS services for the education market?

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & & Fastrak Consulting Ltd.): Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He established his interest in interactive media as Director, Training and Creative Services for American Express in EMEA. Clive is a Director of Onlignment Ltd, which provides expertise in all aspects of online communication. The tools are familiar for a consultant.

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Investing in Training in Downturns and Upturns

The Performance Improvement Blog

Garry Marsh, director of the U.K. Use what the organization already owns when that makes sense and then go outside to peers, consultants, and training organizations when they can help you improve performance and achieve your business goals. . The U.S.

Rockstars on the Road: Hear Marty Rosenheck Speak at These Events

eLearning Brothers

Marty Rosenheck recently joined our team as the director of talent development consulting, enabling our Custom Solutions team to provide an even wider array of services to our clients. Audience: Designers, managers, and senior leaders (directors, VPs, CLOs, executives, etc.). .

Chief Learning Officer announces the 2019 Learning In Practice Award finalists

CLO Magazine

Mark Boccia, Director of Learning and Development, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Kristin Cassino, Manager, Learning Services, Liberty Mutual Insurance Global Risk Solutions. Ann Marie Sidman, Executive Director, Organizational Development and Learning, Boston University.

Chief Learning Officer Announces 2018 Learning In Practice Award Finalists

CLO Magazine

Division 1 (for organizations with more than 10,000 employees): Chris Bower, Global Director, GM Center of Learning, General Motors. Division 2 (for organizations with less than 10,000 employees): Elizabeth Collins-Calder, Director, Leadership Development, Suffolk.

2016 Learning In Practice Award Finalists Announced

CLO Magazine

Blaire Bhojwani, Director, Learning Technologies, Hilton. Jessica Melo, Director of Sales Training, Paycom. Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. Chris Bartlett, Director of Learning Resources, FMC Technologies.

Creating a Strategic Learning Partnership


Our Strategic Learning partnership provides a managed learning service, the key word being “managed.” Our goal is always to provide our client with a highest possible level of service, to provide them with ideas, impact, and efficiency beyond what they can provide themselves.

2018 Learning In Practice Award Winners Announced

CLO Magazine

Division 1: Gold: Chis Bower, Global Director, GM Center of Learning, General Motors. Silver: Elizabeth Collins-Calder, Director, Leadership Development, Suffolk. Silver: Blaire Bhojwani, Senior Director, Learning Innovation, Hilton. Silver: Mike Blanchette, Senior Director, Sales Acceleration, Veeam. Bronze: Meriya Dyble, Director, Learning Reimagined, ATB Financial. Silver: Natasa Prodanovic, Group Talent Director, Coca-Cola HBC AG.

2016 Learning In Practice Award Winners

CLO Magazine

Silver: Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. Bronze: Jessica Melo, Director of Sales Training, Paycom. Silver: Patricia Winchester, Director, Learning and Development, USA Today Network. Gold: Invati Consulting.

Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practices for Internal Development Teams

Learning Visions

Join us for our next Kineo Insights webinar: March 11, 2010: eLearning Insider: Challenges and Best Practices for Internal Development Teams 8:00 AM Pacific/10:00 AM Central/11:00 AM Eastern/4:00 PM UK Rory Lawson , Instructional Design, Manager Learning Design, Learning HSBC Group Management Training College (UK) Anne Marie Laures , Principal at Laures Consulting, former Director Learning Services at Walgreens Ellen Wagner , Partner Sage Road Solutions, former Sr.

Training Reduces Risk for Emergency Responders

dVinci Interactive

Video Interview with Mike Baker, VFIS, Director, Risk Control. VFIS is the largest emergency service insurance provider in North America. From the beginning, VFIS has been committed to education, training and management consulting to help the emergency service community.

Chief Learning Officer announces its 2019 Learning In Practice Award winners

CLO Magazine

Division 1: Gold: Kristin Cassino, Manager, Learning Services, Liberty Mutual Insurance Global Risk Solutions. Silver: Mark Boccia, Director of Learning and Development, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Silver: Meriya Dyble, Managing Director, Connected Learning & Change, ATB Financial.

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Jay Breeden Named President of CD2 Learning

CD2 Learning

Jay brings a demonstrated history of success in the professional services, financial services, and technology industries to CD2 Learning, with a proven track record in developing business strategy, leading high-performance teams, executing projects quickly and accurately, and optimizing processes. of the group, and prior to joining CD2 Learning, he was the Managing Director of Parkwood Advisors, which provided business strategy and operations expertise for startups.

Education and Marketing – Why the Two Must Team for Success in eLearning

Association eLearning

Should the association’s Marketing Director or Membership Manager market the association’s eLearning education offerings to the members? Or is it really the Education Director’s job to ensure the success of the eLearning programs and get enrollments?

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A New Year & A New Look to

Tim Slade

During this period, I was working as the Creative Director for E-Learning Uncovered , where I relaunched the E-Learning Uncovered website and blog. Goal #2: Bring Focus to the Services I Offer. eLearning Consulting & Coaching. Well, it’s finally 2019!