We’re Facing Disruption, Too

:: Consultants are not immune to the forces of disruption. It’s ironic: even as we help our clients innovate and stay competitive, we can fail to notice how much is changing in our own business model. Consultants, like most businesses, are working within a context that changes constantly. And in a world that is increasingly connected and empowered, we can no longer measure our value as consultants by what we know. The new intellectual capital is about how quickly we can learn. Critical … [Read more...]

Bid Before 7 p.m. October 18 for WIC Online Auction

::  We have 44 items from these generous donors to tempt you. Don't miss out. Easy bidding online or via text. Bid Here Thank You to Our Donors Jennifer Abrams, Cinnabar Hills Golf Course Winnie Anderson, Winnie Anderson Chako Ando, Cando Advisors Jonathan Baer, Decode Publishers Jen Berkley Jackson, The Insight Advantage, All Vista Travel Ellen Brook, Ellen Brook Gina Covello, Habla Language Services Victoria Bidez, David Crenshaw Judy Dang, Avid At Work … [Read more...]

New for 2018: Silent Auction Goes Online 

:: This year we're introducing a new feature to the silent auction: online bidding! The catalog has also moved online. Bidding will open two-weeks before the gala. And, if you're unable to attend the gala, you can still join us live that night for online bidding. Be a part of growing Women in Consulting for the next 20 years! We are seeking donations such as: Tickets to events and experiences (theater, museums, cooking lessons, excursions) Gift baskets, bottles of wine Gift … [Read more...]

7 Steps to Getting a Great Client Testimonial

:: You're doing great work. Adding huge value to your clients. Now is the time to get feedback and ask for that testimonial. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to ask for and craft a winning testimonial. Step 1: Invite for Coffee/Lunch Go for coffee or lunch. Do it in person (or video call) so you can ask follow up questions and read body language. Make it painless for them: don't send your clients a survey to fill out or ask them to answer questions via email. Include in your invitation that … [Read more...]

Ever Wonder How ProFinder & Upwork Could Help your Practice?

:: Recently, the South Bay members of Women in Consulting gathered over lunch to discuss how members can leverage Upwork and LinkedIn Profinder in their consulting practice. Co-host Angel Rampy moderated the panel and shared her own experience with LinkedIn Profinder: “It landed me a one-year coaching gig with a big social media organization. But I want to learn how to do more of that.” For those new to freelance work exchanges: LinkedIn Profinder allows companies and individuals to post … [Read more...]

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