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Weiss, Alan 1946-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 296 publications in 4 languages and 15,694 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: HD69.C6, 001.068
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Most widely held works about Alan Weiss
 
Most widely held works by Alan Weiss
Million dollar consulting : the professional's guide to growing a practice by Alan Weiss( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Malay and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on turning a consulting business into one which generates $1,000,000 or more annually through landing powerful clients, integrating new technology, and improving a firm's image
Getting started in consulting by Alan Weiss( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For almost a decade, Alan Weiss's Getting Started in Consulting has been an indispensible resource for anyone who wants to strike out on his own and start a new consulting business. It provides a rich source of expert advice and practical guidance, and it shows you how you can combine low overhead and a high degree of organization to add up to a six- or even seven-figure income. You'll learn everything you need to know about financing your business, marketing your services, writing winning proposals, meeting legal requirements, setting fees, keeping the books, and much more"--Page 4 of cover
The innovation formula : how organizations turn change into opportunity by Michel Robert( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and German and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High risk, high gain; a freewheeling account of Peace Corps training by Alan Weiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing for peak performance : a guide to the power (and pitfalls) of personal style by Alan Weiss( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The consulting Bible : everything you need to know to create and expand a seven-figure consulting practice by Alan Weiss( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everything you need to know about building a successful, world-class consulting practice Whether you are a veteran consultant or new to the industry, an entrepreneur or the principal of a small firm, The Consulting Bible tells you absolutely everything you need to know to create and expand a seven-figure independent or boutique consulting practice. Expert author Alan Weiss, who coaches consultants globally and has written more books on solo consulting than anyone in history, shares his expertise comprehensively. Learn and appreciate the origins and evolution of the consulting profession. Launch your practice or firm and propel it to top performance. Implement your consulting strategies in public and private organizations, large or small, global or domestic. Select from the widest variety of consulting methodologies. Achieve lasting success in your professional career and personal goals. The author is recognized as "one of the most highly regarded independent consultants in America" by the New York Post and "a worldwide expert in executive education" by Success Magazine. Whether you're just starting out or looking for the latest trends in modern practice, The Consulting Bible gives you an unparalleled toolset to build a thriving consultancy"--Résumé de l'éditeur
Good enough isn't enough-- : nine challenges for companies that choose to be great by Alan Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our emperors have no clothes by Alan Weiss( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate consultant : powerful techniques for the successful practitioner by Alan Weiss( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making it work : turning strategy into action throughout your organization by Alan Weiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organizational consulting : how to be an effective internal change agent by Alan Weiss( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text shows internal human resources practitioners, internal consultants, and other internal change agents how to become highly effective and valued consultants to their companies. It provides pragmatic techniques from an experienced external consultant to be applied to internal consultants, thus enabling them to seek out opportunities to excel, advance their careers, and become integral assets in the turbulent organizational landscape
How to establish a unique brand in the consulting profession : powerful techniques for the successful practitioner by Alan Weiss( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Value-based fees : how to charge--and get--what you're worth : powerful techniques for the successful practitioner by Alan Weiss( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this thoroughly revised edition of his classic book, Alan Weiss shows how consulting fees are dependent on only two things: value provided in the perception of the buyer and the intent of the buyer and the consultant to act ethically. Many consultants, however, fail to understand that perceived value is the basis of the fee, or that they must translate the importance of their advice into long-term gains for the client in the client's perception. Still others fail to have the courage and the belief system that support the high value delivered to clients, thereby reducing fees to a level comm
Money talks : how to make a million as a speaker by Alan Weiss( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You'll learn how to choose a topic that people will pay to hear; find audiences that will pay you to speak; deal with a crowd that knows more than you do; turn your expertise as a trainer, workshop leader, or consultant into a professional speaking career (and why you don't necessarily need any special credentials); craft a winning speech; multiply your earnings through passive sales; keep your costs at rock bottom; overcome your natural fear of public speaking (or: Why dying is only the second greatest fear); develop and enjoy star status as a speaker! Packed with boxed tips, checklists, lists of resources, and plenty of helpful examples, this book is your entree into the lucrative world of professional speaking
How to acquire clients : powerful techniques for the successful practitioner by Alan Weiss( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Million dollar web presence : leverage the web to build your brand and transform your business by Chad Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building upon the success of his Million Dollar series, which includes bestsellerMillion Dollar Consulting, Alan Weiss, teamed with globally renowned internet expert Chad Barr, shows you how to cash in on the unmatched reach of the web. Empowered to tactically leverage technology, from your website to mobile marketing, uncover the secrets to dramatically elevating your brand-and ultimately, driving more revenue and growing your business
The power of strategic commitment : achieving extraordinary results through total alignment and engagement by Josh Leibner( Book )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even the most well-thought-out initiatives will fail without true employee ownership, accountability, and engagement. Yet most managers and executives don't have a clear system for ensuring the support they need from those around them. "The Power of Strategic Commitment" helps readers improve their strategic processes by enlisting the support of managers, employees, boards, suppliers, investors, and others. The book outlines the key factors that determine commitment, providing powerful ways to build commitment that cost nothing. This book provides practical methods for getting everyone behind the kind of important organizational actions that drive results
Value-based fees : how to charge--and get--what you're worth : a guide for consultants by Alan Weiss( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Weiss one of the most widely-renowned independent consultants in the country, shows consultants how to raise their fees in a way that creates a win-win,?good deal? dynamic with clients. Using interviews, vignettes, and a wealth of practical, hands-on advice, Value-Based Fees reveals how you can; establish your unique value and educate clients in how value determines worth. Key revisions include updated references and examples throughout the book; expanded sections on ethical issues; new content and guidance on?scalable? consulting; and much more."--Publisher's description
The talent advantage : how to attract and retain the best and the brightest by Alan Weiss( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Praise for The Talent Advantage"The Talent Advantage gives each of us the opportunity to learnnew ways to accelerate leadership development. Do yourself and your employees a huge favor-invest your time in reading this book."--Peter Blake, CEO, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers"The Talent Advantage is the quintessential road map foranyone who wants to become a successful business leader!"--Bjorn Moller, CEO, Teekay Corporation"Drawing on a wide variety of practical examples, theauthors explain how to create extraordinary leaders through effective succession planning. The book is a fantastic mix ofstories
Million dollar consulting proposals : how to write a proposal that's accepted every time by Alan Weiss( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bestselling author of Million Dollar Consulting shares the secrets of writing winning proposalsIntended for consultants, speakers, and other professional services providers, Million Dollar Consulting® Proposals ends forever the time-consuming and often frustrating process of writing a consulting proposal. It begins with the basics--defining these proposals and why they are necessary--and coaches you through the entire proposal process. In this book, you'll learn how to establish outcome-based business objectives and maximize your success and commensurate fees. From bestselling author Alan Weiss, Million Dollar Consulting Proposals delivers step-by-step guidance on the essential element in creating a million dollar consultancy. Outlines the nine key components to a Million Dollar Consulting proposal structure Presents a dozen Golden Rules for presenting proposals Offers online samples, forms, and templates to maximize the effectiveness of these tools The New York Post calls bestselling author Alan Weiss "one of the most highly regarded independent consultants in America." Alan Weiss's expert guidance can lead your consulting business to unprecedented success, and it all starts with a million dollar proposal"--
 
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Getting started in consulting
Alternative Names
Alan Weiss American mathematician

Alan Weiss (mathematician) Amerikaans wiskundige

Weiss, Alan 1946-

Weiss, Alan J.

Weiss, Alan Jay.

Weiss, Alan Jay 1946-

Languages
English (172)

Chinese (3)

Malay (1)

German (1)

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Getting started in consultingThe consulting Bible : everything you need to know to create and expand a seven-figure consulting practiceGood enough isn't enough-- : nine challenges for companies that choose to be greatOur emperors have no clothesThe ultimate consultant : powerful techniques for the successful practitionerOrganizational consulting : how to be an effective internal change agentHow to establish a unique brand in the consulting profession : powerful techniques for the successful practitionerValue-based fees : how to charge--and get--what you're worth : powerful techniques for the successful practitioner