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The Strategy Skills Podcast is the channel where strategy partners teach you the tools and techniques to solve mankind’s greatest problems. Learn all the skills of McKinsey and BCG consultants without having to work at a consulting firm. The podcast teaches both technical analyses and soft skills like communication.Each week we discuss concepts to help listeners advance their strategy, operations and implementation skills, enhance their critical thinking ability and build their executive presence. We also dissect individual consulting studies in great detail so you can replicate them with confidence. www.firmsconsulting.com www.strategytraining.com

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The Strategy Skills Podcast is the channel where strategy partners teach you the tools and techniques to solve mankind’s greatest problems. Learn all the skills of McKinsey and BCG consultants without having to work at a consulting firm. The podcast teaches both technical analyses and soft skills like communication.Each week we discuss concepts to help listeners advance their strategy, operations and implementation skills, enhance their critical thinking ability and build their executive presence. We also dissect individual consulting studies in great detail so you can replicate them with confidence. www.firmsconsulting.com www.strategytraining.com

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The podcast I didn’t know I needed

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As an older undergraduate student and operations manager, I am finding value in every podcast here so far and in the entire series on the Case Interviews podcast. Today I cited “The Organizational Design Stream” in a discussion assignment for a class. At work I have been more cognizant of how I communicate to get my message across in a concise and more effective manner. Thank you Michael and FC team!

great podcast

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great podcast, quality content. I think michael is a great host, and recommend this podcast highly!

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37 Ratings
Average Ratings
31
2
1
0
3

The podcast I didn’t know I needed

By mkduran - Nov 15 2018
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As an older undergraduate student and operations manager, I am finding value in every podcast here so far and in the entire series on the Case Interviews podcast. Today I cited “The Organizational Design Stream” in a discussion assignment for a class. At work I have been more cognizant of how I communicate to get my message across in a concise and more effective manner. Thank you Michael and FC team!

great podcast

By Tom Morkes - Apr 01 2016
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great podcast, quality content. I think michael is a great host, and recommend this podcast highly!
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The Strategy Skills Podcast: Management Consulting | Strategy, Operations & Implementation | Critical Thinking

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The Strategy Skills Podcast is the channel where strategy partners teach you the tools and techniques to solve mankind’s greatest problems. Learn all the skills of McKinsey and BCG consultants without having to work at a consulting firm. The podcast teaches both technical analyses and soft skills like communication.Each week we discuss concepts to help listeners advance their strategy, operations and implementation skills, enhance their critical thinking ability and build their executive presence. We also dissect individual consulting studies in great detail so you can replicate them with confidence. www.firmsconsulting.com www.strategytraining.com

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: 1: Bill Matassoni on Competitive and Comparative Advantage, Why Strategy is Less Analytic than it Seems and how McKinsey Really Makes Decisions

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One of the great privileges of our unique network is that we have access to some of the most eminent former partners like Kevin Coyne and Bill Matassoni. We adopt their insights when designing our case training and strategy training programs. Our goal at Firmsconsulting is to allow our members access to the partners from whom we seek advise. 

This is an exclusive interview that Bill Matassoni recently had with Firmsconsulting where he shared some counter-intuitive concepts you will not hear anywhere else.

Bill Matassoni was the partner who was involved in developing and implementing the McKinsey philosophy that helped the firm pull ahead of BCG in the 1980s and 1990s. He was thereafter the partner who led BCG's efforts to overtake McKinsey.

This insightful, inspiring and counter intuitive podcast explains the steps McKinsey took in the 1980s to reposition the firm.

Planning is meaningless unless you know what to plan. You need a point of differentiation and you need to consistently drive that difference.

Competitive advantage is wrong to pursue. You need to look for comparative advantage. 

See if you can extract those lessons from this podcast.

Bill Matassoni started his career in management consulting in 1980 when he joined McKinsey & Company. He was a partner there for almost 20 years, focusing on the branding of professional services. He was responsible for building McKinsey’s reputation and protecting its brand, which included publishing the McKinsey Quarterly. In doing so he worked closely with many of his colleagues worldwide including Tom Peters, Jon Katzenbach, Kenichi Ohmai, John Sawhill, John Stucky, and John Hagel.

He was also responsible for much of McKinsey’s internal communications. This included the creation of McKinsey’s systems to manage and disseminate its practice knowledge. These efforts are described in an HBR case study.

He left McKinsey to join Mitchell Madison Group, a strategy consulting firm he helped to take public through its sale to USWeb/CKS in 1999. He then joined The Boston Consulting Group, where he headed for over five years a group responsible for innovation, marketing and communications.

As at McKinsey, Bill Matassoni worked closely with several of BCG’s thought leaders — George Stalk, Michael Silverstein, Philip Evans, Yves Morieux, Hal Sirkin and others — to develop their ideas and turn them into consulting assignments. Bill Matassoni retired from BCG a few years ago and founded The Glass House Group, a consulting firm that helps professional service firms with branding and marketing issues. At one of his clients, Tapestry Networks, Bill has become a senior advisor. 

Bill Matassoni is a graduate of Phillips Andover (1964), Harvard College (B.A. Literature, 1968) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., 1975).

For many years Bill Matassoni was on the board of trustees of United Way of America and United Way International. He is now on the board of trustees of First Book and a senior advisor to Ashoka, an organization that invests in social entrepreneurs. He is also on the Board of Advisors of The Demand Institute, a non-profit funded by The Conference Board and Nielsen. He remains interested in the management and marketing of professional services firms, social marketing and healthcare reform.

If you have never had the opportunity to meet Marvin Bower, and that would apply to most of McKinsey's current partners, Bill's thinking is the second best thing to have access to.

In this wide ranging interview, Bill Matassoni and I discuss the following about the strategy, culture, values, mistakes and problems of McKinsey and BCG: 

McKinsey & Co.

  • How a partner's background shapes his or her viewpoint
  • The old influence of HBR on a consulting brand's position
  • Bill's unconventional path into McKinsey and BCG
  • Managing versus inspiring other senior partners
  • Working with senior partners from McKinsey like Ron Daniels, Fred Gluck, Herb Ensinger, Kenichi Ohmae, Tom Peters, Bob Waterman, Lowell Bryan, Tom Steiner and Marvin Bower
  • Insightful new anecdotes and stories not published before
  • How to get partners to build a firm's position and knowledge
  • Competitive advantage in management consulting
  • The problem with trying to position a firm as a consulting firm
  • McKinsey problems in recent times and lack of differentiation
  • Why strategy is less analytic than it seems
  • WSJ vs. The Economist vs. HBR for eminence
  • The Fortune Magazine story that changed McKinsey's profile
  • What is McKinsey's point of differentiation - it is not analytics or strategy
  • How to build a leadership factory
  • Why all the books about McKinsey, like "The Firm", completely miss the mark
  • Anecdotes about Marvin Bower
  • Using actions to build principles versus using principles to build actions
  • The problem with marketing in consulting
  • How McKinsey really makes decisions and tests them aka how to know when you are junior
  • How to bring about change in traditional businesses with deep histories

BCG

  • The difference between BCG and McKinsey
  • BCG's strengths and weaknesses
  • What is BCG's culture
  • How positioning drives operational decisions
  • Managing practice meetings

And much, much more.

If you found this piece interesting, please post comments and questions. We will be interviewing other very senior ex-partners of McKinsey and BCG, and will use these comments as an input for future interviews.

We also use comments and social shares to determine if a series should be pursued. If you would like us to interview another BCG or McKinsey ex-partner, corporate executive or renowned athlete please let us know.

Hope you enjoyed it. 

Michael

Jul 21 2015

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Rank #2: 83: Netflix's strategy. Discussion with Bill Matassoni (former McKinsey and BCG senior partner)

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PLEASE KINDLY NOTE: The sound was not very clear at times but we decided to still release this free podcast so those interested can have an opportunity to hear this discussion.

Every now and then, someone comes along and makes the subject of #management both fun and insightful. That’s what Bill Matassoni has done in his memoir—a combination of compelling stories and contrarian substance—that covers his forty-year career selling what he calls “ephemeral things.” In addition to the memoir, Bill plays host to a series of videos and podcasts that are entertaining, irreverent, and filled with his conviction that #marketing is the primary driver of progress in both commercial and social #markets. We released Bill Matassoni's memoir and documentary series, as well as number of free podcasts. If you would like to read a bonus chapter from Bill's memoir, view advance content and receive other exclusive strategy material prepared by former partners from major consulting firms, you can sign up for email updates.

Strategy Skills iTunes channel is ranked among top 5-10 in many countries around the world for #careers.

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May 06 2019

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Rank #3: 68. How To Improve Your Performance, The Right Way

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In this 68th and new episode of the Strategy Skills complimentary podcast, audio version, we introduce you to an amazing neuroscientist, Dr. Wendy Suzuki. Wendy and Michael discuss how much many of us compromise our cognition and what can be done to improve our performance. You may be able to brag about that 1 a.m. email but if you could monitor your level of cognition you would quickly see, "Oh my God! This is not good." What is it doing for your brain? What is it doing for your executive functions in the prefrontal cortex? Leadership is not just about managing a team and setting goals for them. This is such a one-dimensional definition of leadership. Leadership is whether you can be fulfilled by what you are doing, be able to get up in the morning and not kill yourself in the process of meeting a goal that some shareholder wants you to meet. You have to distinguish between health and performance. You can be performing quite high but you can be doing some dangerous things to push those numbers up, or to push that productivity up. Just because you are performing well does not mean you are doing it in a sustainable way. If you enjoy the conversation and would like to learn more from Wendy, we recommend you read her engaging and practical book "Healthy Brain, Happy Life: A Personal Program to Activate Your Brain and Do Everything Better."

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Oct 18 2017

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Rank #4: 54: 5 Tips To Fight Fatigue

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This is the next Strategy Skills podcast. In this episode we discuss 5 tips to fight fatigue.

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Jun 01 2016

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Rank #5: 52: Conditions for great powerpoint slides

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Welcome to the 49th podcast on the Corporate Strategy & Transformation study.

This podcast is for those who have mastered all the basics on slide design and formatting. In this podcast we discuss how to determine if your powerpoint slides are influential on a study. Influential powerpoint slides may not be the most beautiful pieces of work or even the ones with the most effort, though it is usually at least the latter.

Click here to see the full study and here to see the merger study and market entry study.

If you enjoyed this conversation we will be so grateful if you jump over to iTunes and share a quick review. It helps more people find us. 

Also a huge thank you for making “Strategy Skills” one of the most popular podcasts in the world for careers. 

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May 17 2016

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Rank #6: 81: How to convert insights into Strategy Maps

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Today we have a treat for members who are not Insiders (Insiders have had access to this and thousands of similar videos for a long time). We released a new video episode of the Strategy Skills podcast (number 81) this week.

How to convert insights into Strategy Maps is a powerful tool to create prescriptive / forecasting models to both explain and predict strategy options. This is how to move from being a consultant to thinking and presenting like a partner. It is complimentary and available on iTunes, Youtube, Spotify and many other podcast players.

Video version of this episode is available on youtube - https://youtu.be/hcStB7fjsJ0

If you would like to access episodes from our strategy training programs and receive other exclusive strategy material, you can sign up for FC community email updates on 

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Mar 19 2019

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Rank #7: 2: Leadership Challenges on the Study

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The power sector corporate strategy study is now underway and is scheduled to be released later this year, as part of our Executive Program. This is the first of many podcasts to discuss the progress in the power sector study, including paramount challenges and choices the client and the team are facing.

We decided not to live blog this study. We decided to put out frequent, almost daily, podcasts and a stream of articles explaining the issues. Given the intensity of the study, we hope to keep to this schedule and will do our very best, but forgive us if we are forced to skip many days. In fact, during one podcast recording session, the power went out!

In this first podcast, we delve into intricacies of the power sector in North Africa / Southern Europe. We also discuss the incredibly difficult choices countries and companies have to face in this rapidly growing resources strapped part of the world, along with mind-numbing permutations for each option and the huge costs involved. A single power station can cost over a billion dollars.

We also zoom in on the personal / leadership challenges the senior management team, including the CEO, often face. These problems are usually swept under the rug by companies and consulting firms. Yet, failure to address these challenges results in enormous human and financial cost. In fact, on a study such as this the trade-off for the management team is usually career success vs. personal happiness. We find that clients struggle to achieve both. They typically focus on career success through the study, while sacrificing personal happiness which becomes corrosive to their careers in the long-term. They typically burnout as a result of this.

We discuss some of the changes we introduced at Firmsconsulting to deal with this trade-off for clients.

Michael Boricki

www.firmsconsulting.com

Jul 28 2015

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Rank #8: 18: Corporate Strategy Analysis Process

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This is the sixteenth podcast for the power sector corporate strategy study we will soon release as part of our Executive Program.

In this critical podcast, we focus on two things.

First, we discuss the reason why corporate strategy studies rely so heavily on executive workshops. We explain why simply handing the perfect strategy to the client will never yield results, even if the client accepts it without any challenges.

The workshop process plays a crucial role that cannot be easily replicated anywhere else in the study. That is the reason to hold the workshop.

Second, we discuss the components of the corporate strategy analyses and how we use each part:

1 - Case studies2 - Market analyses3 - Customer value chain analyses4 - Client value chain analyses

Finally, we discuss how all of these come together in the scenario planning.

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Sep 01 2015

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Rank #9: 19: How to Communicate Recommendations

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This is the seventeenth podcast for the power sector corporate strategy study we will soon release as part of our Executive Program.

This podcast discusses how to communicate recommendations which are radical in nature.

If the recommendations are presented too early, they are hypotheses with little data backing them and they can be easily challenged.

If the recommendations are presented at the end, it shocks the client and there likely will be little agreement from the client.

The solution is to present early but to present them as hypotheses. That seems easy, but this podcast explains the mistakes in communication made when most consultants present complex hypotheses very early, and how to fix them.

You will learn that communication, your choice of words and the way you emphasize them can dramatically alter the way the client interprets what you are saying. In fact, the emphasis will radically alter the meaning.

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Sep 03 2015

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Rank #10: 48: What is the Big Picture Thinking?

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Welcome to the 45th podcast on the Corporate Strategy & Transformation study and we remain in week 4.

At least once in your life you would have received feedback to be a more big picture thinker. The problem is that everyone will have a different definition of big picture thinking and many of the definitions are vague, counter-intuitive or wrong.

Based on advising some of the consultants on the study, this podcast provides a very simple, intuitive, practical and correct definition of the big picture concept. It also explains why it is so important and how to use it.

Keep in mind that this study is being updated on our website where you can view the training videos and power point slides - the next update is scheduled for this month. This is a huge study and will offer the most realistic training for both consultants and industry professionals. Pure corporate strategy studies are rare. This is a unique training opportunity.

Click here to see the full study and here to see the merger study and market entry study.

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Apr 05 2016

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Rank #11: 85: Management consulting storyboards

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How do I build the storyboard and why is it done so early? is a new strategy skills video podcast we released this week. It is one of our more in depth episodes taken as sample video from one of our strategy studies. This episode is complimentary and available on iTunes, Youtube, Spotify and many other podcast players.

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Jun 07 2019

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Rank #12: 28: Managing the Big Picture vs. Details

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This is the next podcast for the power sector corporate strategy study we will soon release as part of our Executive Program.

In just the last week we have had several issues erupt on the study.

(1) A rival (?) firm has been appointed at the parent to potentially have oversight of the study.

(2) The power outages are escalating while EI wants to double-down on investments which are not core to its likely future.

(3) The unions are challenging the management skills analyses.

(4) A budding romance has left our strategy team down one person with some liabilities to manage.

All of these issues suck up a lot of management and partner time. They take time away from the study itself and can quickly derail the team, or slow down the momentum.

In this podcast I discuss the process I use to manage all these issues while also keeping the team fully focused on the task at hand. This is one of those important podcasts where we discuss the critical soft skills to use when things never go according to plan.

Pay careful attention to how ethical decisions are made. A common myth is that being ethical implies being too easy or showing too much empathy. They are not the same things.

If you would like to learn more about the core issues and analytic approach in this study, read this summary of “Profit from the Core” by Chris Zook who leads Bain’s strategy practice.

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Oct 14 2015

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Rank #13: 42: Consulting: Confidence & Getting Results

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In today’s podcast we step away from Corporate Strategy & Transformation study and discuss something that affects every single consultant in the world. And that is the issue of confidence, or even arrogance, and the role it plays in getting results on a consulting engagement.

We discuss the role confidence plays in your career. We look at what actually creates competitive advantage in your career. We further look at an example that showcases the limited value of confidence on a consulting engagement. 

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Feb 09 2016

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Rank #14: 30: What is a Conceptual Thinker?

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This podcast explains what is a conceptual thinker and how to demonstrate this skill.

If you work at any major consulting firm, and especially if you want to be promoted, you must prove you are a conceptual thinker. The only problem is that it is hard to define the word conceptual.

Once you understand this definition, things will be much easier for you.

In this podcast I explain a similar problem experienced by a consultant on the Corporate Strategy & Transformation study and how I helped them improve. The definition also explains why conceptual thinker is a functional specialist (in strategy, operations, corporate finance etc.) and almost never specialist in sectors.

If you enjoyed this conversation we will be so grateful if you jump over to iTunes and share a quick review. It helps more people find us. 

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Oct 27 2015

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Rank #15: 39: Value Chain Analysis

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Welcome to the 36th podcast on the Corporate Strategy & Transformation study and we continue discussing the critical 4th week visioning workshop. We now into discussing each of the components that went into the visioning workshop. In today's podcast we are going to focus on value chain analysis, from the customer perspective.

A proper value chain analysis highlights profit pools in a sector. This analysis cannot be bought from any 3rd party firm and is incredibly difficult to conduct. It requires deliberate and focused detective work.

In this podcast we discuss how we conducted the value chain analysis and why it was so critical to the study. This was one of the most important parts of the study.

Click here to see the full study and here to see the merger study and market entry study.

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Jan 19 2016

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Rank #16: 33: Great Management Consultants are Artists

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How do you become an outstanding management consultant? Should you excel at analysis? Should you master problem solving? Should you become the world's most gifted communicator?

You could master all of the aforementioned items and still be an average management consultant at best. Great management consultants have all these skills but they have one more quality that makes them great, they are not just competent business people but they are also artists.

In this podcast we explain the mindset we encourage teams to use on the study. This is the mindset I used in my career and it is very different from what you would expect.

If you enjoyed this conversation we will be so grateful if you jump over to iTunes and share a quick review. It helps more people find us.

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Nov 17 2015

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Rank #17: 4: Flawed Corporate Strategy Case Studies

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This is the next podcast for the power sector corporate strategy study we will soon release as part of our Executive Program.

In this podcast we discuss one of the most prevalent errors made by strategy consultants when they analyze case studies. Consultants are pre-disposed to finding a solution, or best-practice, at a rival/peer and bringing it to the client. This happens because it is far easier to tell a client that a solution exists and it is just a question of adopting it.

Imagine telling a client that no solution exists in the market and the consultants need to create an entirely new approach to fix the client’s problem. This latter approach is a tougher sell.

This desire to find solutions in the market forces consultants to develop case studies whereby a solution is presented which is not a real solution. In this podcast, we discuss this problem in great detail using examples from both this and the market entry strategy study.

The most startling finding of the market entry study was that every single bank cited by experts as being best-in-class at serving emerging market low-income citizens actually failed. This podcast explains how to avoid this bias trap when developing strategy study case studies and why you should do this.

Michael Boricki

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Aug 03 2015

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Rank #18: 50: How to run a scenario planning session

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Welcome to the 47th podcast on the Corporate Strategy &
Transformation
 study and we remain in week 4. And as
I mentioned in previous posts, the reason we spend so much time on
visioning workshop is because if you ever take a senior role in
strategy in any company, or if you ever serve as a corporate
strategy consultant, running a visioning workshop or corporate
strategy workshop in general is the skill you must have. And
scenario planning is something used extensively in visioning
workshops.

So in this podcast, and related article, we discuss what is scenario
planning and how to run a scenario planning session during a
visioning workshop as part of a consulting engagement. There is a
also a very elegant way to combine corporate finance and corporate
strategy to help companies develop effective strategies under
extreme uncertainty. If this interests you, post a comment and we
will build out an explanation for this approach.

Click here to see the full study and
here to see the merger study and market entry study.

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Apr 27 2016

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Rank #19: 40: Market Trends Analysis

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Welcome to the 37th podcast on the Corporate Strategy & Transformation study and we remain in week 4.

Let’s be honest. Most consultants simply go into Google and search for any reports / analyses to compile market trends/an industry analysis fact pack. In other words, they do not put much thought into it beyond ensuring they are not caught for plagiarism.

This is because many consultants think of the market trends or industry analysis as an output to deliver, which will never be used, and it does not matter what comprises the analysis.

This podcast discusses how/why we built a bespoke market trends pack for the client addressing the issues important to them and them only. We used this market trends analysis to guide the executives on the issues we considered important to their strategy.

Click here to see the full study and here to see the merger study and market entry study.

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Jan 26 2016

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Rank #20: 71. What happens if the client asks for proof of the strategy?

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In this 71st and new episode of the Strategy Skills complimentary podcast, audio version, we discuss what happens if the client asks for proof of the strategy. This podcast is currently available on our new Apps in the complimentary section where NO subscription/membership is needed. Download our Apple and Android Apps, click on browse and scroll to the "Complimentary: no subscription needed" section. You will find the podcast under the "Strategy Skills" channel. You can also find this podcast on iTunes. If you find FC podcasts helpful to you and if you feel listening to it makes a difference in your career, leave a review for our Apps and/or iTunes channels. It may sound like a small gesture, but it helps us 1) to know that our efforts are appreciated and make a difference and 2) helps other people who will benefit from these podcasts find us. We read every review and try to help members / listeners who wrote them. And if you end up writing a review, send us a link. We would love to read your feedback. We hope this podcast will help your efforts to solve the toughest problems and make a difference. Until next time, go and make change happen. Learn. Apply. Advance. And let us know how things progress for you. Kris kris@firmsconsulting.com

Jan 20 2018

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