In today’s turbulent business atmosphere, it’s critical for executives and leaders to have expert knowledge, fresh ideas, and new perspectives as they plan and execute their next steps. Here’s a round-up of our best advice from top independent consultants to help you stay ahead through the COVID-19 pandemic:
Innovation isn’t just a way to boost revenue and capture market share. It can also help you control costs by helping you build targeted solutions at a low cost. Innovation specialist Steve Wunker explains how.
Distressed companies often try to do too many things at once. Business transformation expert Carl Lane explains how he helps clients focus on the most impactful changes—and create realistic turnaround plans.
Every business leader needs the support of their A-team to respond to a crisis. But if your team is missing a critical player, independent interim executives can help fill the gap. BTG’s Chief Innovation Officer Sandra Pinnavaia explains how.
Uncovering new operational efficiencies is one of the ways a company can mitigate the impacts of an economic crisis. Independent growth executive Suzie Kronberger shares her cross-industry tips for optimizing operations.
As a result of the pandemic, many companies have had to accelerate their timelines for rolling out business transformations. Expert Scott Leavitt outlines the most common pitfalls companies face when undergoing transformations and explains how to avoid them.
As you look at contingency planning and adjusting goals for both the short- and long-term, check out this guide with some of our top thought pieces on strategic planning and execution, focusing priorities, making fast decisions, and adapting strategy as part of a crisis response.
How do you approach business challenges when you don’t have all the right resources or face talent constraints? By projectizing, i.e. defining the results you are looking to achieve and then working backward to identify the skills you need. We outline more on how to implement projectizing in our guide.
On-demand consultants can be a critical resource for the current era—whether you need to respond quickly to unexpected needs, access crisis expertise, or get experienced support for key leaders. Our guide explains how to find and attract the best on-demand talent as well as maximize their value once they are engaged.
The BTG Insights on Demand podcast is packed with advice and tips you can implement now, from talent specializing in a wide variety of industries and business functions. Recent topics have included:
- How to Adapt Your Business Strategy to the COVID-19 Pandemic with innovation expert Steve Wunker
- Maintaining Business Continuity in the Time of COVID-19 with business continuity expert Kathleen McGrorty
- Stabilizing Your Supply Chain with supply chain and manufacturing specialist Rosemary Coates
- Life Science and Pharma Supply Chains in the Era of COVID-19 with life science supply chain, strategy, and turnaround expert Sandy Torrekens
- Pharmaceutical Detailing in a Digital World (Remote eDetailing) with healthcare marketing strategist Martine Taylor
- Commercial Strategy and COVID-19 with biopharma expert Marc Cooley
These are the most difficult business conditions most of us have witnessed. It is our hope that these resources help you stay ahead during this uncertain, unprecedented time.
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