Insights & Updates

Insights & Updates

Welcome to BlueSky’s Insights & Updates. Here you will find insightful articles and expert advice as well as updates on all things BlueSky. Check back each month for new content!

  • The Five Tools of Consulting

    Based on my experience, any good management consultant must have these five core skills and capabilities.  Individuals may have strengths in one or more areas, but rock star consultants outshine even their most talented colleagues along all of these dimensions.  To be successful, you can focus on becoming truly distinctive in your strengths and address your weaknesses.  Your clients, firms,

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  • It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Believe

    Great companies succeed by customers believing in them. What do your customers believe about you? http://blogs.hbr.org/taylor/2012/04/its_not_what_you_sell_its_what.html

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  • 10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

    Great leadership starts with great communication http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemyatt/2012/04/04/10-communication-secrets-of-great-leaders/

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  • Executives Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

    Leaders on the single most important piece of advice they ever received…what is yours? http://www.businessinsider.com/executives-share-the-best-advice-they-ever-got-2012-3

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  • Improve the Relationship With Your Recruiter

    Though it sounds trite, “help us – help you” is a true statement in the professional search business.  Understanding the basic fundamentals of working with a recruiter can not only help you find success sooner and easier, but can make the experience enjoyable for both you and your recruiter.  Here are five quick tips I would tell anyone working with

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  • Successful Interviewing: Tell Me About a Time…

    In most interviews, you will be tested in a lot of ways.  If you are a programmer, you may be asked to start writing code.  If you are a project manager, you may be asked to start collaborating on a plan or approach for a current business problem.  No doubt you spend time preparing yourself for the “technical” aspects of

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