Pearls of Wisdom from the South Bay WIC’s Holiday Party

:: In December, we had a delightful holiday party where we exchanged gifts and lessons learned in 2018. We enjoyed the food, laughter and getting to know everyone a little deeper. It is a great group that offers so many valuable insights and perspectives!  Here a few of the shared pearls: I need to remember it is not what I tell them but what questions I ask themWorking with partners can add a whole new dimension to your businessThose who do the talking does the buyingShare and listen … [Read more...]

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...]

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