Managing Up: What is It and Examples

Everyone knows the importance of being a good manager and empowering your team. However, what is often overlooked is the other side of the coin. Specifically, how to manage your managers or “manage up.” Managing up centers around setting expectations…

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Digital Literacy As A Leadership Skill

In today’s pervasive digital world, you are constantly assessed based on your digital communications. For example, was your email clear enough? Was your memo easy to read? Are you able to distill your key messages into an easy to understand…

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How to Build Rapport

There’s been a long-standing saying in business that “it is not what you know; it’s who you know.” In an industry like consulting, you are continually meeting new people, whether it is clients, coworkers, etc. In order to succeed in…

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Greenwashing: What is it?

“Greenwashing” is a term coined in the late 1980s. It refers to the practice of making misleading claims about a product to suggest using it is helpful to the environment. It has become increasingly prevalent in recent years as more…

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How To Mentor Remotely

Mentoring is a vital part of professional development. but it doesn’t always have to happen in person. With the rise of remote work, more and more mentoring relationships are taking place online. Virtual mentorship can be just as effective as…

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How To Write A Resignation Letter

Knowing how to write a resignation letter can keep connections with former colleagues strong. Burning bridges with scathing final words may generate some short-term psychological benefits, but ultimately harms your long term career prospects. Regardless of how you feel about…

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Neurodiversity: Does Consulting Embrace It?

Neurodiversity in the workplace is an important topic that is often overlooked. Neurodiversity is the diversity of neurological conditions. This can include, but is not limited to, Autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, dyslexia, and Tourette syndrome. Neurodiversity is often seen as…

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