Category: Freelance Economy

Fast Advice for Ending Team Conflict 0

Fast Advice for Ending Team Conflict

In any organization, there are people with different personalities, talents and tendencies. This is often highly beneficial because different skills, expertise and perspectives are usually needed to tackle all the different challenges a team might...

How Your Best Team Member Can Be Your Weakest Link 0

How Your Best Team Member Can Be Your Weakest Link

A few years ago, Dixie Gillaspie, a consultant and business coach, was explaining the need for cross-training and process documentation when things went horribly wrong. She was addressing a medical management team and was...

Here’s Why Companies Really Hire Consultants 0

Here’s Why Companies Really Hire Consultants

Imagine that you’re researching a new market or investment opportunity for your firm, and you need to conduct extensive research and analysis to determine if it’s a good move. Or maybe you need to...

Four Consulting Trends That Can Benefit Your Company 0

Four Consulting Trends That Can Benefit Your Company

Earlier this year, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services wrote about some major trends that are changing the ways consulting firms do business, and these trends provide crucial opportunities for client companies to get more out...

Why Some Top Business Teams Fail 0

Why Some Top Business Teams Fail

It’s a puzzling problem that many companies and investors face. You assemble a team of individuals to take on a major new initiative or transform a business, but the effort unexpectedly sputters and ends in...

8 Key Questions to Ask During a Year-End Company Review 0

8 Key Questions to Ask During a Year-End Company Review

As another year winds down, many companies are already working on their forecasting and business plans for next year. It’s a time when many of us sift through reports and big data, analyzing the...

Is the Gig Economy Mostly Hype? Looking at the Latest Numbers. 0

Is the Gig Economy Mostly Hype? Looking at the Latest Numbers.

Two recent studies by JPMorgan Chase and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics have inspired an array of headlines and articles claiming the gig economy may not be the future of the workforce after...

How Big Corporations Are Becoming Startup Accelerators 0

How Big Corporations Are Becoming Startup Accelerators

Often we think of startups and mature corporations as potential competitors and adversaries. Whether it’s Amazon disrupting retail or Uber upending the taxi industry, we’ve come to think of startups as major threats to...

Graphite Consultants by the Numbers 0

Graphite Consultants by the Numbers

At Graphite, we’ve built one of the world’s largest networks for hiring independent consultants and top-tier business professionals. Through our online platform, corporations, startups, venture capital and private equity firms can hire talented consultants with...