Interested in entering the consulting business? Already have a consulting practice but want to take its profits to the next level? 90 Days to Success in Consulting provides an action plan for success in the ultra-competitive consulting industry. The book is designed to logically take you through the major consulting topics and provide action items to be done in the next 90 days for immediate business functions, as well as for planning the future phases of your consulting journey. The book covers the various opportunities available, including the traps and pitfalls to avoid, ensuring a successful career as a consultant.
This step-by-step guide shows how, by following a few simple rules when selecting a topic, using library research, developing an outline, writing your first draft then final version, any student can improve both the structure and style of an essay or dissertation. It also gives advice on how to pass timed essay tests.
The authors address the crucial differences between the private and public sectors. This concise, practical book provides a roadmap to help new government leaders at all levels accelerate their transitions.
Start Six Sigma Fast—And Achieve Powerful Business Benefits Within Months This book offers leaders a proven turnkey approach to launching a Six Sigma initiative in 90 days and using it to transform your company within a year. Drawing on their experience with fifty Six Sigma programs at companies ranging from AlliedSignal to Motorola, Stephen A. Zinkgraf and his contributors show how to rapidly align people, strategy, processes, and customers in support of your initiative—and gain powerful momentum for success. You’ll walk through preparing for an enterprise-wide launch, executing it flawlessly, and establishing a foundation for achieving sustainable results over the long term. Zinkgraf’s techniques, roadmaps, and milestones can help you quickly launch any complex change initiative—even those unrelated to Six Sigma. Taken together, they offer a complete framework for driving and managing change: the #1 core competency for twenty-first century executives. Coverage includes Leading Six Sigma: roadmaps, milestones, and techniques for delivering fast, sustainable gains Effectively preparing, flawlessly executing, and extending your impact for years to come Identifying opportunities, building teams, choosing partners, defining metrics, managing risk, and much more Discovering best practices from over fifty successful launches: techniques that work with any large-scale change initiative
From concept to deployment in just 13 weeks! A proven approach to building a fully functional data mart quickly, efficiently, inexpensively. From one of the leading data warehousing experts, here is a proven approach to building a departmental data mart in 13 weeks. Rather than provide a cookbook describing how to build a particular type of data mart using a specific set of tools, bestselling author Alan Simon provides you with a detailed blueprint that can be used to construct virtually any type of data mart. Following a brief overview of key concepts and terms, Simon launches into a week-by-week action plan, beginning with the initial planning and project definition stages in Weeks 1 and 2, and ending with acceptance testing, fine-tuning, and deployment in Week 13. The approach outlined works equally well for both ROLAP and MOLAP data marts, regardless of the products or technologies you use to build your mart. Whether your goal is to provide basic querying reporting, OLAP, EIS, data mining, or any combination of these, you'll find everything you need to get the job done right, in record time, and within budget, including: * A proven approach to building a data mart in 90 days * Step-by-step guidelines to all organizational, procedural, and technical steps involved * Numerous checklists that help you make sure all the bases are covered * Expert advice on how to make the most of particular technologies and products. VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT www.wiley.com/compbooks/
90 Days to Success Marketing and Advertising Your Small Business
"Empowers small business owners with a practical plan of action to achieve successful results from their advertising and marketing efforts; provides techniques that are applicable to any business owner, regardless of industry; examines and explains all formes of advertising (e-marketing, radio, newspaper, television, magazine, and more)"--Cover.
Profound organizational transformation takes years and, in most cases is unsuccessful, right? Not according to change expert Behnam Tabrizi. In Rapid Transformation: A 90-Day Plan for Fast and Effective Change , Tabrizi shows you how to accomplish successful transformational change in your firm in just 90 days. Based on ten years of research into more than 500 leading companies including 3M, IBM, GE, Nissan, Apple, Bay Networks, Verisign, HP and Best Buy--this book demystifies fast, effective change and lays out a clear roadmap for achieving it. Tabrizi's 90-day transformational model comprises three main phases, each lasting 30 days. The model enables you to analyze your company's specific challenge, develop a new course of action, and carry out the plan. Moreover, you apply the model in parallel with the normal workings of your organization--so you don't have to put your company on hold for the sake of the change effort. With its detailed recipe and insightful stories from actual corporate reinventions, this book defies long-held assumptions about change and provides a practical and immediately actionable guide.
This title expands CCH's award-winning online service for small businesses to the printed page. The comprehensive volume is drawn from the popular online CCH Business Owner's Toolkit, which includes software tools and expert advice for small businesses.
Based on Howard Shenson's wide-ranging expertise, it gives you a real-life, no-holds-barred account of what it's really like to go out on your own and fight to survive—and succeed—in the consulting business. Covers every phase of consulting, from establishing the business and sales and marketing to proposals and presentations, financial issues and client relations. Shenson covers the latest trends in the industry as tracked by his well-known newsletter Professional Consultant and Seminar Business Report and his many contacts in the business.