Wednesday, November 17th 2021
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Challenging problems to crack? Start Reframing!
This week’s must read
Though Leader Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg proposes a simple, three-step strategy – Frame, Reframe, Move Forward – that anybody can apply to tackle the correct challenges, using real-world tales and memorable examples. For ordinary tasks or the most difficult situations, board the journey and to learn how to reframe.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg on how to master the art of reframing.
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The way you phrase your problem will have an impact on how you resolve it. As a result, the words you use to explain the problem are key. In fact, if you’re having trouble coming up with viable solutions, consider changing the way you’ve worded the problem. Ask yourself specific questions: What is the topic? How do I measure the problem?
“Everyone wants to change the world, but no one wants to change themselves”, it is commonly claimed. Because of the market’s complexity and uncertainty, which many organizations must struggle with, critical decisions must be taken in real time on a regular basis. This is when coaching abilities come into play.
Reframing is the process of determining the best effective solution for a given problem or opportunity. Here’s a thorough list of reframing tactics to help you make the biggest effect on your customers.
There are legitimate concerns about what robots can perform better than people and how they will replace workers as we consider the future of employment. The authors of “Framers” suggest that humans have an edge in framing challenges and developing conceptual models.
This week’s Consulting News
Healthcare Real Estate Capital, LLC (“HRE Capital”), a national advisory firm solely focused on the healthcare and higher education real estate capital markets sectors, has been acquired by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC (“Kaufman Hall”), a leading healthcare and higher education management consulting and advisory services firm. | @Kaufman Hall
AlixPartners, a worldwide consulting company, stated today that it intends to acquire Galt & Company, a management consulting business that specializes in assisting management in achieving and maintaining outstanding growth in shareholder value. Galt & Company has been involved in a number of prominent business success stories during the previous two decades. They will collaborate to establish Corporate Strategy & Transformation, a new service offering that will combine Galt & Company’s financial, strategic, and organizational transformation skills with AlixPartners’ strong industry and functional subject matter experience. | @AlixPartners @Galt & Company
Ankura Consulting, a worldwide expert services and consultancy organization, announced today that retired Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart, USMC, has been appointed to the newly formed post of Chief Inclusion & Innovation Officer. Ankura’s commitment to equity and awareness that an inclusive and diverse working environment generates innovation, development, and high-quality solutions for clients is shown by Lt. Gen. Stewart’s new senior leadership role. | Vince Stewart@Ankura
Jeff Wray has been named Global Leader of EY-Parthenon, with a focus on advancing the strategy consultancy’s global market agenda in FY22 and beyond. Jeff comes to the post with a solid background in strategy consulting and extensive experience as a valued C-suite counsel. He came to EY-Parthenon from Boston Consulting Group in 2014, where he was the Global Consumer Industries Leader for EY Strategy and Transactions. | Jeff Wray@EY
This week’s media
Erich Joachimsthaler, was joined by Thomas Wedell-Wedelsborg, a worldwide known specialist on problem solving and innovation, to explain the framework for individuals and companies to address the correct challenges.
Consulting sourcing tips
Demand management is an indispensable instrument for procurement professionals and businesses in general. Implementing it for the consultancy category is a no-brainer if you want to maintain spend control and strategic alignment.
Internal Consulting is a growing trend today. In this article, you’ll learn how to set up your internal consulting group.
When you are looking for a consultant or a consulting firm to help you improve your business, it’s a good idea to check the references provided. References can provide more information about the consultant or firm and can offer insights into the kind of work they have done in the past. In this article, learn the importance of checking references and what questions you need to ask while doing so.
Previous Weeks’ issues
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore various aspects of crisis management, from using simulation to preparing for crises to organizing communication. We also look at how to involve the key stakeholders, some best practices from a leadership standpoint, and how to flip the script and in some cases turn the crisis into an opportunity.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore key trends shaping the future of hospitality, which promise to be quite exciting on all these fronts.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting we explore good practices to make the matrix work, how to change behaviors, how to define and embed values, how to avoid losing momentum during aa reorganization and how organization design can make or break a deal.
Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.