Year: 2013

Internal Consulting – Eight Tips for Building Stronger Client Relationships

As internal consultants it’s very likely that your weakest initiatives were due to issues with your client relationship. Maybe the client was holding back information from you, or maybe your client was uncomfortable giving you access to other sources of

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Help the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

  Soon we will be joining with our family and friends to give thanks for the many blessings we have received. I’m sure that as we do so, many of us will reflect on those who are suffering the effects

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Unconscious Assumptions, the Strategic Thinking Enemy

Fill-in-the-blank: Every day, Sara sneezes when the company dog walks by. Therefore, Sara is allergic to __________________. Based on the given information, your answer was probably dogs. Thinking that it was a dog is an example of using an assumption

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Five Important Innovation Lessons from Zombies

Luckily, none of the Barnes & Conti staff can report ever seeing a Zombie in person. But, from what we gathered after watching movies like World War Z, Planet Terror, and Zombieland, they are perfect examples for effectively managing innovations.

Control Your Life: Break-Away from Default Choices

Whether at work or at home, each day we are confronted with choices that will change the course of our lives.  Often, the choices we make are by default. You buy a new system because “I am used to it.”

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