Tier One Consulting Accelerator By Michael Breen – Free Download Course – NLP Times
You’ll get full acces to Tier One Consulting, our live 8-week training and mentoring program for leaders, professionals and freelance consultants who want to learn how to think, communicate and act like a world-class consultant!
✅ About This Course:
✅ Course Author: Michael Breen
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✅ Course Size : 18.35 GB
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🏆 Here’s What You Get & Learn With This Course:
Over 8 Modules You’ll Learn The Key Skills Used By Elite Consultants, Starting With:
The Art and Practice of Consulting
Tier 1 consulting is much more than solving clients’ problems. It is about creating and delivering distinctive impact. Impact that creates significant and long term value for your clients..
In module 1 Michael introduces you to tier one consulting and helps professionals and seasoned experts quickly get to grips with what world class consultants do, why the profession exists and key mindsets to adopt so you can quickly internalise what it means to be a top consultant.
What a consultant really do
What it means to be a tier one consultant…
The real reasons why clients hire consultants and which reasons you need to watch out for if you want a smooth engagement with a client
What succeeding as a consultant is all about that many seasoned professionals and consultants miss
Why consulting is much more than the usual blend of jargon you’ll read online i.e. it’s all about being MECE, a hypothesis driven problem solver etc.
Why it so important to be crystal clear from the outset what the client is actually bringing you in to do, which they may not admit, at first…
Plus so much more
Thinking Like A Partner
Long term success in consultancy is not merely a matter of analytical skills and organisational knowledge. To stand out and enjoy a long and highly profitable career – you need to be able to think like a partner.
In module 2 Michael Breen pulls you inside the mind of a partner and reveals the key attributes of senior partners, veteran pros who are responsible for generating millions to tens of millions in new business each year.
The 3 key client mindsets every partner holds about their clients
What partners think about that unlock greater value and more opportunities
The long and short term thinking priorities partners focus on to serve their clients, grow their practice and support their colleagues
What every solution must do and what it must not, if you want your interventions to be successful.
What you need to think about to ensure your clients are kept happy and professional growth for your practice occurs
Effective ways to build your firm’s brand (or your own) as expert in the field
Navigating Corporate Politics and Working At Senior Levels
Every organisation and every client operates within a political environment. Whether you are an employee, senior leader or as a hired ‘top gun’ consultant, your ability to get your recommendations accepted and to effect significant change depends on your ability to navigate corporate politics and work with senior leaders. Your success hinges on your ability to influence others and foresee (and resolve) threats before they occur.
In this module, we will delve into the strategies and insights necessary to navigate this intricate terrain, building the skills essential for success in high-stakes environments.
How to powerfully navigate corporate politics and not make enemies
How to map the ‘threat landscape’ so you don’t get blind-sided
How to create a benign conspiracy for change
Why politics is a game, a game you need to be good at
What questions to ask to quickly identify the political ecosystem you must be able to operate in
How to solicit sensitive information from clients in a way that doesn’t cause offence or trigger unwanted political reactions
Which to think through so you can spot threats early and easily…
Sage advice on how to use your political capital and resources to remove roadblocks
Plus much more
Whether you’re seeking to ascend within your company or engage effectively with senior client leadership, this module will empower you to navigate corporate politics with confidence, integrity, and effectiveness.
How to Solve Big Issues & Resolve Problems, Like a Top Consultant
In today’s complex and ever-changing business world, organisations need to be able to solve big problems and resolve issues quickly and effectively. This is where tier one consultants come in. The ability to solve big issues and navigate thorny problems with the finesse is not just a skill; it’s a superpower.
“Problem solving is the core skill for the twenty-first century.” – Dominic Barton, Global Managing Partner Emeritus, Mckinsey & Company
In Module 4, Michael delves into one of the most exciting, potent and career changing modules of the entire accelerator, how to solve big issues and resolve problems like a tier 1 consultant.
Elite consultants are known for their penetrative insights, creative problem skills and ability to resolve complex problems masterfully, and in this module, you’ll discover their proven methodologies and strategies to become a tier one problem solver.
Michael reveals, for the very first time, an arsenal of top tier problem solving tools including:
The 6-step problem-solving process used by top consultants
The Resolve 6S Model™ to solve complex problems like a pro every time
How to create clear crisp problem definitions using The Possibility Framework™
How to create hypotheses (and why you need to do this before you are ready)
4 ways to structure problems so you are never stuck on how to attack and get to the heart of your own or your client’s problems
Master the key thinking skills to disaggregate hard problems and frame issues so they are solvable
How to avoid the consultant’s ‘doom loop’
How to structure problems so the solutions becomes actionable
Plus, much, much more
Best of all, the method you will learn works on just about any kind of problem, personal or professional and has been used by elite consultants to solve their client’s toughest problems.
How To Create Solutions Clients Will Use
Having discovered how to frame and take apart complex problems like a top consultant, in Module 5 you’ll learn how to create solutions clients will (and can) actually use and avoid one of the biggest mistakes made by both new and experienced consultants – designing and recommending solutions the client’s organisation can’t implement!
You’ll discover how to sidestep a common pitfall among exceptionally talented and highly intelligent consultants – the tendency to conceptualise the ideal solution without considering whether it aligns with the organisation’s available resources, capabilities, and personnel.
One of the secrets of consulting is the majority of value created for clients doesn’t come from frameworks but how the solution is tailored and in this module Michael shares critical knowledge and essential skills to ensure your solutions fit your clients like a hand sliding into a perfectly fitted glove.
The dark side of consulting and the #1 mistake many consultants make when engagements fail to deliver
A very common consulting trap and how to avoid it
Why learning to think more deeply about your client’s capabilities is critical if you want to create roll-out and further business from clients
How to structure, test and iterate your way to robust hypotheses that help you ensure you are resolving your clients actual problems
Discover the process of structuring, testing, and refining your hypotheses to arrive at robust conclusions that ensure you are resolving your addressing your clients’ real challenges.
Sell-In Solutions, Strategically
You have done the right analysis, you have come up with excellent recommendations that are within your client’s capabilities to implement, the next crucial step is knowing how to effectively present these solutions to prompt action.
That’s what we’ll explore in module six, how to sell-in solutions strategically.
The success or failure of any engagement relies on your ability to achieve executive buy-in, leading to action, and then the resources and commitment to follow through and implement recommendations so that significant value is created. How you communicate your recommendations can make or break an engagement. This is where the rubber meets the road.
Why consulting is not about being right and what it really is about instead that matters even more…
Which pitfalls to avoid so your recommendations don’t get rejected out of hand
How to plan, prepare and deliver your recommendations so you maximise the opportunity to create a bulletproof argument for action
Should you already present via powerpoint? Get the definitive answer.
What you need to know about your client’s decision making process to dramatically increase in your favour they will act on the solutions your propose
The APN consultancy framework to deliver recommendations that can be acted on
Critical insights about how to package and present to senior leaders and boards that generates buy-in and secures action.
What does it really take to convince the decision-makers to take action
Plus get access to over a 100 real world consultancy presentations from top consultancies so you can see how tier 1 firms structure and deliver winning presentations.
How To Launch Solutions
(So They Are Implemented And Add Significant Value For Your Clients)
In module 7, we delve deep into an often underappreciated aspect of successful top tier consulting – nailing the implementation. If your role or engagement involves responsibility for implementing the recommendations from your analysis, it’s not enough to acquire senior leader or even board level sign off. You need to garner the support from the people on the ground – the people affected by your change.
Without adequate engagement and support, projects small and large frequently fail. That’s why in this module Michael reveals hard-won lessons to help you launch your solutions so a supportive audience.
The three levels of preparation you need to think through to maximise your chances of your recommendations being received and embraced (rather than rejected) by the client organisation.
The 6 factors you need to assess to determine if your project is ready to launch.
How to identify who within the client organisation you should enroll to become part of your launch team.
Early wins: How to think about and manage client communications around the launch so everyone is lock-in-step with the communication plan for the launch
Which risks you need to think through to avoid detractors or opponents to the change undercutting your implementation programme.
What to do before, during and after the launch to win hearts and minds
Communicate Like A Top Consultant
At its essence, consulting is fundamentally a people and relationship management business. No matter how impeccable your analysis or how right your recommendations may be, if you cannot effectively communicate those insights, and secure buy-in from all key stakeholders — your engagement will fall short of of unlocking transformational value for your client.
In our final module, we’ll equip you with invaluable insights and principles to communicate with the finesse of a top consultant – no matter who you are talking to. This is the pivotal skill that is essential to success at every stage of successful consultancy engagements.
In this fast-paced module…
Why learning to communicate like a top consultant is so important and such a valuable skill no matter what level or position you are in, in your career
The key to communicating effectively with people at every level
How to ask for data and make requests so you win people to your side
How to request meetings with senior executives
Proven tactics to run effective meetings, at every level
When to present your hypothesis and discuss progress throughout the engagement
What to do and what not to do if you want to quickly be accepted as a ‘safe pair of hands’ and opinion sought after
What you must never do when giving recommendations and presenting hypotheses
Powerful principles for prsenting ideas so they land with impact
How to avoid avoid passive aggressive behaviours and non-compliance when working with blockers within the client’s organisation
How not to blow your influence capital
How to deliver recommendations like a pro
Tips and tricks on how to prepare for pitch meetings, client update meetings, board and steering committee meetings etc.
Plus other expert advice and strategies for communicating like a top consulting pro.
Plus Each Week For 8 Weeks, Michael Breen Will Mentor A Small Select Group LIVE Over Zoom:
Session 1: The Art & Practice of Consulting
Session 2: Thinking Like A Partner
Session 3: Navigating Corporate Politics And Working At Senior Levels.
Session 4: How to Solve Big Issues & Resolve Problems, Like a Top Consultant
Session 5: How To Create Solutions Clients Will Use
Session 6: Selling Solutions, Strategically
Session 7: How To Launch Solutions So They Are Implemented And Add Value For Your Clients
Session 8: Communicate Like A Top Consultant
🎁 BONUSES INCLUDED:
BONUS 1: Consulting Essentials: How To Craft The Client Jacket
BONUS 2: Serving New Clients – How To Get Ready To Serve Clients In New Industries
BONUS 3: Client Mastery: How to Take A Client Brief Like A Pro
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