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The Strategy Skills Podcast: Strategy | Leadership | Critical Thinking | Problem-Solving

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Each year we pick one consulting study and narrate the analyses, client interactions and recommendations so you can understand how the strategy is developed. Detailed videos and power-points to accompany the podcasts can be found on our website.

The podcast teaches both technical analyses and soft skills like communication. We discuss concepts to help listeners advance their strategy, operations and implementation skills, enhance their critical thinking ability and build their executive presence.

Nov 24, 2015

Welcome to the 32nd podcast on the power sector study. As you know, we are building up towards the update for week 4, when the corporate strategy planning workshop will take place.

Today's podcast is not about the study. Instead, we are going to talk about one of the issues that we deal with at Firmsconsulting and which...

Nov 17, 2015

How do you become an outstanding management consultant? Should you excel at analysis? Should you master problem solving? Should you become the world's most gifted communicator?

You could master all of the aforementioned items and still be an average management consultant at best. Great management consultants have all...

Nov 10, 2015

This is the next podcast discussing the Corporate Strategy & Transformation study

In this podcast we use economics to explain what is the role of government, when governments should intervene, how they should intervene and when they should hand over certain activities to the private sector. If you want to further your...

Nov 3, 2015

Welcome to the 29th podcast where we are covering the corporate strategy study, a transformation of the major power sector company.

In today’s podcast we want to go back to a very core concept that you need to understand as we move forward. In the previous podcasts we spoke about the definition of corporate strategy....