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Need a PowerPoint Jockey? Or an Excel Monkey?

We have just launched a set of Document Services, which includes both PowerPoint and Excel Service Offerings. PowerPoint Services Our presentation designers are hired from McKinsey’s Graphic Visuals team, based in India. Graphic Visuals provided business presentation creation support to McKinsey’s consulting arm. Services range from converting scanned notes into slides to developing PowerPoint master […]

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Introducing Flevy Business Toolkits

We recently added end-to-end Business Toolkits to our document offerings. Each toolkit is a collection of multiple documents that, when used together, provide a comprehensive and holistic framework for a project or business topic. Below are several examples: Product Launch Strategy https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/product-launch-strategy-pls Performance Management https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/performance-management-perf Marketing Plan Development https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/marketing-plan-development-mktg Balanced Scorecard https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/balanced-scorecard-bsc Project Management https://flevy.com/business-toolkit/project-management-pm […]

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Happy 4th of July! Check out What We’re Giving away Right Now

Happy 4th of July from Flevy.com!  Here are the current free downloads we are offering across all our campaigns: Flevy Tools http://flevy.com/powerpoint-plugin Our most popular giveaway, Flevy Tools is a robust PowerPoint plugin that allows you to dynamically generate 10 common business diagrams. These include Gantt Charts, Network Diagrams, Waterfall Charts, Booz Balls, Approach Diagrams, […]

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Pricing Strategy: To Skim or to Penetrate?

Pricing is arguably the most critical component of your marketing mix. It directly drives how your product is positioned and what target segment you go after. Below, we have 5 documents that help you determine and craft a robust pricing strategy for your product or service. They range in topics from covering the basic question […]

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Is Your Turnover Abysmal?

In most sales organizations, there are 2 crippling truths—1) 80-90% of sales are generated by only 20% of the sales team and 2) turnover is abysmal. This brings us to an important question. Why is that only 20% of the sales team generate such a disproportionate amount of the sales? What if you were to […]

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The Complete Product Launch Strategy Toolkit

Launching a new product? In this email, we outline a number of strategic business frameworks that, together, provide a holistic approach to Product Launch Strategy. The linked documents have been developed by a couple of Flevy’s Top Authors, LearnPPT and PPT Lab.     1. Selecting the Right Market Segment Product Life Cycle https://flevy.com/browse/business-document/Product-Lifecycle-227 The […]

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Strategic Human Resources

Human Resource practices today more than ever need to support, and be aligned with, the organization’s business strategy and the satisfaction of customer needs. They are essential to business and organizational growth, as well as providing a basis for competitive gain. This requires the Human Resource function to take on a more Strategic role, and […]

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The Ultimate Reference Guide for Consultants

The majority of documents available on Flevy are produced by seasoned consultants and consulting firms. Many of these documents were produced FOR consultants, as well. Below, we have listed a number of must-have references for anyone working in management consulting–and, in particular, those who run their own boutique firms. They are roughly grouped into common […]

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Effectively Controlling Your Business’s Costs? 5 Frameworks on Cost Management

Managing and reducing costs is a critical for any organization’s survival. It’s a prerequisite for staying competitive. Below are 5 frameworks used by management consulting firms specializing in Cost Management. They cover initiatives that range from department-specific to enterprise-wide. Cost Reduction Opportunities (across Value Chain) https://flevy.com/browse/business-document/cost-reduction-204 This document identifies 45 cost reduction initiatives across the […]

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4 Must-have Process Improvement Frameworks

Process improvement is a critical part of improving operations in any organization–and in any function. By identifying those processes that are in most need of improvement, we can significantly increase the speed at which a company operates and greatly reduce its costs. Inefficient operations is a condition that affects all size companies–though, in particular, larger […]

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Introducing Flevy’s Top Rated Authors

We, at Flevy, recently evaluated our entire base of hundreds of document authors to determine a select few to be designated Top Authors. This designation is a based on a number of factors, including customer feedback, quality and breadth of content, and sales history. At the end of the day, only 14 made the initial list […]

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13 Modules to Maximize Performance Improvement and Cost Reduction

Lance Latham is an executive with expertise in Operations Management and Process Improvement. Regardless of company size or business arena, Lance consistently demonstrated that the same management methods that raise output quality, increase productivity and efficiency, and drive down operational costs in one environment are equally effective when applied in another. He’s a developed a […]

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Many companies develop robust strategies, but struggle with operationalizing their strategies into implementable steps. This presentation from flevy introduces 12 powerful business frameworks spanning both Strategy Development and Strategy Execution. [Learn more]   What does it take to achieve Operational Excellence? Read this guide and learn to build an integrated Business Execution System from Six Sigma Master Black Belt Frank Adler, co-founder of Operational Excellence Consulting. [Learn more]
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