#workfromhome: Field Report of a Young Management Consultant

Large parts of the working world have been digitized almost overnight. Business travel, personal meetings, and onsite client appointments were canceled. While normality slowly returns, the consulting industry is asking itself two important questions: How can consulting work in times of global crises? And, will the way consultants work change fundamentally in the long run? In…

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What Professional Services Buyers Can Learn From Online Shoppers

Why online shoppers shop more professionally than large companies and what should change If you are a private person planning to buy a new dishwasher, the steps to purchase are pretty clear. First, you think about what features the product should have. Second, you conduct online research. Third, you compare individual offers. Finally, you decide…

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How Consulting Is Changing

Interview With Marcus Schüller, Management Consultant. I met Marcus Schüller in mid-October 2019 at the famed Geißbockheim, training grounds of our mutual favorite association football club – 1. FC Köln. A lot has changed since then. In the world, in our hometown of Cologne and in business. The Geißbockheim is our meeting place for a…

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The Rise of Virtual Consulting

How the Corona Crisis Will Change Consulting Forever “Consulting is People Business”. That is the foundation an entire industry has been built upon. It shows how clients and their consultants value personal relationships in their collaboration. It is about trust, perceived competence, and reputation. But the global spread of the coronavirus hits the consulting industry…

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