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Thanks for tuning in the Consulting Lifestyle podcast! This show is done by a consultant for the consultants. You will enjoy a combination of solo shows and exciting guest interviews on various topics affecting the lives of B2B consultants: leadership, personal development, sales, CRM, ERP, marketing, information technology, organizational development, employee engagement, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurship, becoming an independent contractor, travelling for work, mental health and work-life (im)balance so that you get to know in detail what does living the Consulting Lifestyle look like! Diogène Ntirandekura, the host of the show, is an ERP consultant since 12 years and practice his craft all over the world for clients in different industries. He founded ERP Happy in 2017, his solo consulting practice. You can review it on those links: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/consulting-lifestyle

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Montreal, Quebec

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Thanks for tuning in the Consulting Lifestyle podcast! This show is done by a consultant for the consultants. You will enjoy a combination of solo shows and exciting guest interviews on various topics affecting the lives of B2B consultants: leadership, personal development, sales, CRM, ERP, marketing, information technology, organizational development, employee engagement, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurship, becoming an independent contractor, travelling for work, mental health and work-life (im)balance so that you get to know in detail what does living the Consulting Lifestyle look like! Diogène Ntirandekura, the host of the show, is an ERP consultant since 12 years and practice his craft all over the world for clients in different industries. He founded ERP Happy in 2017, his solo consulting practice. You can review it on those links: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/consulting-lifestyle

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English

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Episodes
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Episode 35: Why Governance is the Future of Consultancy with Cantekin Ertekin

12/4/2023
In this Consulting Lifestyle Podcast episode, our guest Cantekin Ertekin shares his experiences and insights on business management and IT consulting. He hails from Turkey where he runs several organizations and focuses on governance and consulting. He shares his journey of transitioning from strategy execution to strategy consulting, and the establishment of his own consulting firm, ITGT Consultancy. He discusses the importance of stakeholder management and decentralized decision-making. The conversation also covers his view on making information shareable instead of sellable, and his involvement with non-governmental organizations. He calls for a new-generation consulting approach— one that is governance and asset-based. Key Takeaways: 01:05 Guest's Career Journey and Current Focus 02:23 Deep Dive into Governance and Stakeholder Management 03:50 Challenges in Governance Consulting 08:38 Approach to Consulting and Client Acquisition 09:39 Asset-Based Consulting and Sustainable Solutions 11:38 Role of Information in Consulting 15:41 Mentorship for Startups and Involvement in NGOs Get in touch with Cantekin: ➡️LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/cantekinertekin ➡️Website: https://itgovernanceturkey.com/?lang=en To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:19:42

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Episode 34: From Opera singing to soul-driven coaching

11/14/2023
In this episode of the Consulting Lifestyle Podcast, Diogene chats with Arielle Carrara, a career coach based in Spain. Arielle unfolds her unconventional journey from being an opera singer to eventually emerging as a career coach on the brink of the COVID-19 pandemic. She shares experiences of her struggle managing her job on the side of her operatic career, juggling between making ends meet and her passion for singing, ultimately leading to burnout. Arielle sheds light on how she opted for a career shift, specializing in giving people advice for their careers and dwelling on her belief in finding personal heart desires which enables a fulfilling life. Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:26:00

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Episode 33: How to Build a B2B E-Commerce Tech Platform with Arno Ham

10/30/2023
Have you ever stopped to think about how B2B e-commerce and ERP systems team up to reshape the business landscape? Well, you're in for a treat in this episode as we dive into the fascinating world of B2B e-commerce with Arno Ham, the esteemed Chief Technology Officer of Sana Commerce. Arno takes us on a journey through his impressive realm of B2B e-commerce. In this enlightening conversation, you'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the inception and remarkable growth of Sana Commerce. We'll explore how seamlessly Sana integrates with ERP powerhouses like SAP and Microsoft Dynamics, revolutionizing businesses on a global scale. Plus, we'll uncover the array of product features, strategic partnerships, and worldwide operations that firmly position Sana Commerce as a leader in the industry. Don't miss out on this chance to tap into the untapped potential of B2B e-commerce. Tune in now and discover how it can transform your business! ---- Get in touch with Arno: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arnoham ➡️Podcast: B2B E-Commerce Integrated: The untold perspective of IT leaders ➡️Sana Commerce: https://www.sana-commerce.com Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:36:45

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Episode 32: How to Run a Modern Public Relations with Gavin Lira

10/23/2023
Are you a B2B consultant or executive looking to build your brand and generate leads? In this episode of the Consulting Lifestyle Podcast, we sit down with Gavin Lira, a prominent figure in the podcasting world and co-founder of Empathy Firm. Join us as Gavin shares his career journey, from starting an e-commerce business in high school to spearheading a successful PR firm. Find out how Gavin helps professionals like you get on podcasts, repurpose long-form content, and leave a lasting impact on your audience. Tune in now and discover the secrets to podcast success! --- Connect with Gavin: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavin-lira-467521177/ ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gavin.lira\ ➡️Website: https://gavinlira.com ➡️Empathy Firm: https://empathyfirm.com or grant@empathyfirm.com Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:31:10

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Episode 31: How to Help Outliers Thrive in Business with Nida Leardprasopsuk

10/16/2023
Have you ever wondered what it takes to transition from corporate roles to becoming a sought-after coach for CEOs and executives? In this episode, we sit with the inspiring Nida Leardprasopsuk to explore her unique career path. We delve into topics like identifying and working with exceptional "outlier" clients, helping individuals develop multiple passions and skills, and the art of generating business as an expert consultant. Join us as we unravel Nida's fascinating story and gain valuable insights that can inspire your career journey! Get in touch with Nida: ➡️Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nida-leardprasopsuk-mcc-71b9ba147 ➡️Website: https://www.nidaleard.com ➡️The Nida Leard Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-nida-leard-show/id1577220437 To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching a Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:42:29

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Episode 30: How to Build the World's Biggest Digital Assets Platform with Blake Hutchison

10/9/2023
Are you ready to dive into the world of online business transactions? In this episode, we explore the art of buying and selling online businesses and digital assets. Our guest, Blake Hutchison, CEO of Flippa, the world's largest marketplace for these endeavors, shares invaluable insights. Blake sheds light on crucial aspects such as: If your curiosity is piqued, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in now! Get in touch with Blake: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/blakehutchison ➡️Website: https://flippa.com ➡️The Exit - Presented By Flippa: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-exit-presented-by-flippa/id1532346146 To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:28:58

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Episode 29: How to Apply the "Lean Out Method" to Your Business with Crista Grasso

10/2/2023
Are you curious about unconventional career journeys and innovative consulting methods? Today, we're joined by a remarkable guest, Crista Grasso, the founder of Lean Out Method. In this engaging interview, Crista takes us on a journey from her artistic roots to her thriving career in consulting. She unveils the secrets behind her unique approach to lean consulting, aptly named the Lean Out Method. This methodology revolves around four core principles: context, clarity, commitment, and continuous improvement (Kaizen). But that's not all! We delve into a variety of other captivating topics, including the distinctions between being an independent consultant and working for a consulting firm. Krista also shares her insights on client acquisition and collaboration. Plus, we explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped her work and the consulting landscape. Whether you're an aspiring consultant, a seasoned professional, or simply intrigued by transformative consulting techniques, this episode promises to provide valuable insights and inspiration. Tune in now! Get in touch with Crissa: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cristagrasso ➡️Website: https://cristagrasso.com ➡️Lean Out Method: https://www.leanoutmethod.com To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:31:29

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Episode 28: An Insight Into Executive Leadership Personality Types with Robert Jordan

9/25/2023
Have you ever wondered what makes a great leader and how different leadership styles can impact organizations? Today, we deep dive into leadership with our guest, Robert Jordan. In this insightful discussion, Robert shares his expertise gained from placing interim CEOs and identifies four distinct leadership styles: -The Fixer -The Artist -The Builder -The Strategist Join us as we explore these leadership archetypes and learn how understanding them can help organizations and situations find the right leader. Whether you're an aspiring leader or simply intrigued by leadership dynamics, this episode offers valuable insights you will want to take advantage of. His book "Right Leader, right time" is available on Amazon: https://www.rightleader.com/book/ Get in touch with Robert: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertjjordan ➡️InterimExecs Website: https://interimexecs.com ➡️Take the FREE Leadership Assessment: https://www.rightleader.com/leadership-assessment To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:29:51

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Episode 27: How to Run an Effective SAP Consultancy with Ralph Hess

9/18/2023
Are you curious about the world of IT consulting and how it has evolved over the years? Join us as we explore Ralph's remarkable journey in the world of IT consulting, from his early days as a programmer to his current role as a sales leader at Navigator Business Solutions. In this episode, we'll gain insights into SAP implementations for life sciences clients, including different project models, the keys to success, and effective partnership management with SAP. If you're curious about IT consulting and SAP, you won't want to miss this episode! Get in touch with Ralph: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ralph-hess ➡️Website: Navigator Business Solutions https://www.nbs-us.com To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:34:04

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Episode 26: Insight into the Labor Market Intelligence Industry with Cary Sparrow

9/11/2023
Have you ever wondered what the future holds for the job market? If so, you're in the right place. In today's episode, we take a closer look into the dynamic world of the labor market, exploring the insights, data, and trends that shape our professional lives. Our guest, Cary Sparrow, brings a wealth of expertise to the table as the CEO of Greenwich.hr, a leading provider of labor market intelligence and data. With a background in management consulting and HR technology, Cary shares his unique journey, from the inception and growth of Greenwich.hr to his invaluable insights into the current state of the labor market and the evolving landscape of work. If you're ready to gain a competitive edge in your career or business, this episode is a must-listen! Get in touch with Cary: ➡️Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carysparrow ➡️Website: https://www.greenwich.hr To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:38:22

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Episode 25: How to Develop an Optimizer Mindset with John C. Saunders

9/4/2023
Ever wondered how to optimize your career journey for maximum success? In this episode, we deep dive into the incredible story of John Saunders and his optimizer mindset. Explore how he transitioned from Wall Street to founding Forward Advisory Solutions in 2019, all while harnessing the power of continuous improvement and strategic problem-solving to empower individuals and organizations. Get ready for an insightful conversation! John can be found on: ➡️ Website: https://www.johncsaunders.com/storytelling ➡️ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jcs-optimizer ➡️Book: The Optimizer Mindset To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:36:42

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Episode 24: The Compound Effect of Inaction in B2B Consulting

8/28/2023
Ever wondered about the hidden costs of staying put in your career? In this solo episode, Diogene uncovers how not taking action in consulting can lead to significant consequences, including lost financial potential and unexplored entrepreneurial opportunities. Explore the emotions and economics that influence this choice, and discover insights that could reshape your career path. To get in touch with Diogene: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:10:29

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Episode 23: Unleashing Enlightened Leadership with Matt Poepsel

8/15/2023
Is your leadership approach stuck in the past? Join us in this episode as we unravel the captivating journey of Matt Poepsel – from military strategies to psychological insights. Explore why traditional leadership falls flat in today's world and how Matt's fresh perspective on enlightened leadership is rewriting the rules. Discover the power of self-awareness, purpose-driven leadership, and a holistic success definition. Tune in for an unconventional take on leadership that will challenge your thinking and empower your growth. Get in touch with Matt: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattpoepsel Website: https://www.mattpoepsel.com Podcast: https://www.mattpoepsel.com/podcasts/lead-the-people To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:33:14

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Episode 22: How to Craft Strategic Narratives with Guillaume Wiatr

8/8/2023
How can storytelling revolutionize your consulting career? In this episode, we interview Seattle-based strategic narrative consultant Guillaume Wiatr. With a remarkable 25 years of experience in consulting across France and the US, Guillaume shares his journey to founding Mental Helm, his boutique consulting firm. Gain insights into how Guillaume guides companies in reshaping their strategic narratives, leading to differentiation, ideal client attraction, and purpose-infused operations. Get in touch with Guillaume: ➡️Websits: https://www.metahelm.com ➡️Ebook: https://www.metahelm.com/getstrategicnarrativebook ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/guillaumewiatr To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:42:34

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EP22: How to build a strategic narrative with Guillaume Wiatr

8/7/2023
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Duration:00:42:11

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Episode 21: How to Master Workplace Communication with Gary Ross

8/1/2023
Are you ready to revolutionize your workplace communication and elevate your consulting game? In this episode, we sit down with Gary Ross, a workplace communication trainer and consultant. Gary shares invaluable insights on the art of effective internal communication, emphasizing the significance of storytelling, empathy, and understanding your audience to communicate clearly and persuasively at work. Discover how building genuine relationships with senior executives can earn you their trust and establish you as a trusted advisor. Get ready to make a difference in your organization and beyond through the power of impactful communication. Tune in now! --- Gary can be contacted through: ➡️Websites: www.insidecomms.com & plus.insidecomms.com ➡️Email: Gary.Ross@insidecomms.com To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:32:03

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Episode 20: Double Your Revenue in 90 Days with Simon Severino

7/25/2023
Have you ever wondered what it takes to conquer new markets, outperform competitors, and keep that winning streak going? Well, buckle up because today, we're diving into the captivating story of Simon, a philosophy-loving consultant turned market-conquering expert! From advising big brands to founding his own consultancy, Strategy Sprints, Simon has cracked the code to help B2B teams reach their peak performance. Get ready to discover the importance of creating a culture of opportunity creation, learn how to double your revenue, and explore the future of consulting in real-time support! Let's dive in! ➡️Follow Simon on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonseverino ➡️Visit their website: https://www.strategysprints.com --- To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura: ➡️LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diogenentirandekura ➡️Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diogenentirandekura ➡️Consulting Lifestyle Community: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/community ➡️Coaching with Diogene: https://consultinglifestyle.fm/coaching Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:18:28

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Episode 19: An Insight into Technology Executive Coaching with Bob Cotton

7/11/2023
This week, with Bob Cotton, we get an insight into what it takes to be a Technology Executive Coach. After having been involved in running implementation projects in various parts of the world, Bob decided to branch on his own and help the CIOs and VPs of IT into their day-to-day decision making and strategy. In this episode, you can learn lessons from the career path of a consultant who has been both a tech leader as an employee and as an independent consultant! #consultinglifestyle #consulting #technologyleadership #leadership #executivecoaching #cioadvisory #cio #uk #us #multicultural #coaching #coach Support the Show. To get in touch with Diogene Ntirandekura, the host of the show: Linkedin Profilecommunity pagecoachingInstagram profile

Duration:00:30:24

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Episode 18 - Discover Boonio: a consulting services platform with Kirk-Dale & Yusuf

7/3/2023
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Duration:00:43:20

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Episode 17 - How to build a no-code tech company with Ilya Novohatskyi

6/26/2023
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Duration:00:36:13