Competencies to Look for in Your Performance Consulting Partner

InfoPro Learning

Measuring performance gaps and identifying the right solution can be a long and complicated process. This is why many organizations choose to outsource to a performance consulting company. Performance consulting is heavily learned through experience. Blog Performance Consulting

Introduction to Performance Consulting

InfoPro Learning

To maintain a competitive advantage and increase their company’s market share, business leaders are increasingly investing in performance consulting. But, what exactly is performance consulting? What is performance consulting? Performance consulting is a process that produces business results by improving the performance of people in an organization. Why is performance consulting important? Who are performance consultants?

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Hiring a Technology Consultant

Web Courseworks

Lack of forthcoming solutions can limit the business’ bottom line, and it can even have a negative impact the careers of the technology leaders. Hiring a technology consultant may be the solution. I think back to when I managed a stable of consultants in the Milwaukee market. They explained that they wanted to bring in a consultant for a couple of months to get them moving—they really had no time to waste. Most organizations hire consultants.

Beyond Consulting

Clark Quinn

And one of the persistent perceptions of me came up that I was reflecting on, and thought I’d do so ‘out loud’ So, once consulting became my way of life, I realized I needed to get better at the bits I don’t know. As part of the solution, I found Robert Middleton , who is basically a consultant to help other consultants market themselves. Creative, yet practical solutions. I was at a retreat this weekend, consorting with colleagues.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 1 3 4 Surface solution constraints. effective learning solution or curriculum. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. solution. What do they need from this solution in.

Find, Build or Purchase Performance Consulting Skills Sooner Than Later

Living in Learning

We have no shortage of targets at which we can fire our L&D solution arrows. I participated in that approach for many years before being exposed to the discipline of performance consulting. 70:20:10 Discovery & Consulting Five Moments of Need Performance Assessments Sustained Capability discovery performance diagnostic performance consulting point of workToo often just hitting the target with training is viewed as sufficient.

Colorful Consulting: Lessons from Larry

Allison Rossett

Today I learned about consulting from a surprising source. I’ve tried for solutions to my multi-colored head of hair. 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.

What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

eLearning Architect

You probably see the job title bouncing around, but what does an eLearning consultant actually do? But I wanted to explain how I became a consultant, because I think experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. “ “ Experience is an essential part of what makes a consultant. ” I'm passionate about introducing solutions to support learning in the workplace - but my ability to affect change was limited due to the role I'd created for myself.

Are You a Performance Consultant?

Integrated Learnings

We have been placed into a box that can be a real challenge to get out of, especially when it comes to moving into more of a performance consulting type of role. How do we break beyond the barriers that have been placed on us and convince our clients to look beyond training as the only available solution? So…what is Performance Consulting, anyway? Here is an illustration to help clarify the concept of performance consulting. By Dean Hawkinson.

Consultation/Training Needs Analysis checklist

ID Reflections

The Pre-Training/Consultation/Training Needs Analysis checklist could be something like this: 1. If not, what could be the other possible solutions? This is when IDs have to become consultants and solution architects. I’ll keep that as a new topic of discussion… The learning solution must be effective enough within a constrained budget and time-line. This is where, as consultants, we have to blend project planning with solution thinking.

Robinsons’ Performance Consulting

Clark Quinn

As a consequence of my previous post and the commented revelation, I checked out the Robinsons’ Performance Consulting. What I was talking about was how learning & development groups should be looking not only to courses, but also performance support and social media as components of potential solutions to organizational needs. Then, you should be designing solutions that address all the needs, and systematically solve the problem.

Theme for Consultants Selling Courses


If you plan on offering consulting services, or selling courses related to your expertise, it is essential that you present a professional image. This is why so many consultants, coaches, and industry experts turn to WordPress. If you fall into this group, then you would be best served to choose a solution that is built with the consultant/coach in mind, which is why you should certainly check out the Fernando theme by Web Savvy Marketing.

Finally! A Brain-Based Consultative Sales Program


Consultative Sales Certification (CSC) is not about testing in the traditional sense. THE CONSULTATIVE SALES MODEL. Consultative Sales Certification is based on extensive research of top-performing sales professionals in many different industries. This research forms the basis of the Consultative Sales Model, which is a visual map that we use in the CSC program. Consultative Sales Planner (PDF). CONSULTATIVE SALES CERTIFICATION MODULES.

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

Sales Hacker

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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Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

For nearly 5 years, our consultants have been on a mission to help extended enterprise LMS buyers make better purchasing decisions. Before you talk about your company and your solution, briefly describe your understanding of their business , their challenges and their objectives.

Find the Hidden Gem with the Right Learning Consulting Partner

Caveo Learning

As a learning leader, there are times when you need to partner with a consultant to support a particular initiative, leveraging their expertise to help you identify and design solutions. in order to make a selection; however, there is a hidden value that consultants can offer—if equipped to do so—that is often overlooked during evaluation and selection: the opportunity for team professional development.

Avoiding the Curse of the Consultant

CLO Magazine

Consulting has become an attractive occupation and internal consultants have proliferated just about everywhere. Much of HR is now performed by HR consultants. Performance consultants are now permeating learning and development. There is a compelling reason for this growth: Internal consultants can play an influential role. External consulting continues to grow, too. consulting market grew 7.7 Consulting can also be a risky business.



Consulting is a high-growth industry in India. This is especially true in the L&D (Learning & Development) industry, with new consulting firms emerging on a daily basis. In such a scenario, Consultants Review offers a one stop destination to guide CEOs and other business leaders who are looking for a consultant to take their business to the next level. About Consultants Review. Chennai (India).

What are the Fundamentals of Performance Consulting?


Learn about the fundamentals of performance consulting and how to determine if training is the right solution for the behavior you want to change

How To Build A Successful Consulting Business? Here’s One Small Contribution We Can Make


“For a fee, an expert will provide professional feedback about how your business can be more successful and give you a recipe about what you should do” Although this is a very loose definition of what a consultant or a consultancy does for their clients, it touches on why businesses hire consultants: insights, advice, knowledge, and action. Arthur Dehon Little founded what was widely believed to be the first management consulting firm in 1886.

How Innovative Business Consultants Stand Out from the Competition

A recent survey of management consulting firms found that 81% rated attracting and developing new business as a top challenge. And according to Alan Weiss , author of The Consulting Bible, the most successful consultants demonstrate thought leadership and better value. When businesses call in a consultant, they’re often relying on you to help them implement your solutions. Shares additional resources from your consulting library to remind people of key concepts.

Performance Consulting Is More Than Training Delivery

Clarity Consultants

If you are unfamiliar with the term, performance consulting is becoming a more important focus for organizations committed to making sure they are accomplishing their goals with as little wasted effort or resources as possible. ConsultingIt’s designed to help companies do more with less, stay competitive, and increase market share.

Consultants: Increase Your Margin on Each Engagement with Change Management

You’re ready to grow your consulting business, but you face a challenge. According to the article management consultant Tom Spencer , “In general terms, management consulting involves providing advice to organisations with the aim of helping to improve organisational performance or solve specific business problems.” In most cases, a consultant’s solution involves some kind of organizational change. The big opportunity most consultants are missing.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

We see this building content for clients and for the clients we consult with and the clients we train. We have chosen the analogy of Direct v’s Consultative because it best describes the differences in working with the expectations of a client. Consultative – all aspects of the content build are noted, considered, discussed and agreed upon prior to and during development ie. Consultative Project. Interested in our content development solutions?

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.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. But none of that work is useful unless the client can implement the solution. Of course, you still need to provide your clients with motivation and information about why your solution will benefit them.

SweetRush Increases Consulting Strength With Addition Of Aimee Lantzy

eLearning Industry

Aimee Lantzy becomes SweetRush’s newest Solution Architect, strengthening the company’s unique team of highly qualified consultants This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Larry Strasner Joins CoreAxis Consulting as Vice President of Sales


Larry has a strong track record of success developing learning and talent strategy solutions for world-class organizations. Here at CoreAxis, we continuously strive to be successful in executing a vision to partner with clients to develop and deliver optimal learning solutions. With these learning solutions, companies are able to attract, develop and retain talent for long term growth and sustainability. Company News CoreAxis Consulting larry strasner

TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations

TOPYX LMS recently announced that TOPYX learning management system (LMS) made the Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World. Over 100 LMSs were reviewed to determine the top learning management solutions for associations of all sizes. Talented Learning, led by CEO, John Leh, is a research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of enterprise learning technology solutions.

Covert Consulting: A Survival Competency for Today’s Training Organizations

Living in Learning

I gave him my standard consultant’s reply. Again, after the standard consultant’s reply I just shared with you, the VP of Sales gave me both permission and sponsorship to drill down into his sales management hierarchy to sniff out clues affecting sales performance. Beefing up sales training was not the solution. So I did…I went ninja on his request…stealth mode…covert consulting. My client, the SVP of Sales & Marketing asked for a training solution.

Consulting Services for New Innovation Success

Beyond Campus Innovations

Consulting Services for New Innovation Success. Companies across industries, sizes, specialties, and functions turn to consultants for a variety a reasons, but the # 1 reason is because they need help and expertise in areas beyond their experience. After honing in on what exactly a consultant is to accomplish or achieve, business leaders need to know how to effectively utilize their services for maximum results. Why Use Consulting Services?

Is a Consultant a Project Manager?

ID Reflections

Can an individual be a Consultant and a Project Manager at one and the same time? I have realized that we get so caught up with familiar terminology like Consultant, Project Manager, Project Lead, etc., in case of consulting, it is mostly one person army.

What Consultants Need to Know About Behavior Change

Innovative consultants can use an understanding of behavior change to lead the way to success. As business consultants, you observe, analyze and propose solutions for your clients’ problems. But none of that work is useful unless the client can implement the solution. Of course, you still need to provide your clients with motivation and information about why your solution will benefit them.

Show me the problem! From instructional designer to performance consultant


In this guest blog, Jean Marrapodi explores this common issue and challenges instructional designers to start thinking of themselves more as performance consultants. In this story, the Director of Distribution believed he understood the problem and had a solution for it.

CoreAxis Consulting Announces Addition of Two New Core Service Offerings


CoreAxis Consulting, a leading provider of training and development solutions to businesses in all industries, today announced the addition of two new services to its core offerings: custom content conversion services for Instructor-Led Training (ILT). The post CoreAxis Consulting Announces Addition of Two New Core Service Offerings appeared first on CoreAxis.

Why eLearning Is the Perfect Solution for Compliance Training

Clarity Consultants

The post Why eLearning Is the Perfect Solution for Compliance Training appeared first on Clarity Consultants - Training Development. Compliance training is a necessity for many companies.

Press Release: EdCast Announces Alliance with Tata Consultancy Services


Press Release: EdCast Announces Alliance with Tata Consultancy Services We are happy to announce our alliance with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to address increased demand for comprehensive, targeted, AI-powered knowledge management and learning experience solutions. “We We are excited to partner with industry leader TCS to support optimal implementation of our Knowledge Cloud solutions for large […].

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