Learning how to take a Strategic HR approach in business, and then "teaching" that theory to "clients" (C-suite members, dept. heads, prospective consulting clients) is challenging. You need buy-in from your "clients" to be successful.
The resources below will help you 'teach', 'diagnose', 'design', and 'deliver' your HR solution. Many are visual, because visual + verbal teaching can be up to 6 times more effective than verbal-only.
Check back frequently, as things will be updated and/or added.
96 HR Metrics aligned with where they will have the most credibility in the HR Value Pyramid
ToolsForHR webpages (Branded, customized private version available for HR Consultants -details)
Monetize the potential P&L impact your HR deliverables will have with 7 financial models - Employee Productivity, Turnover, Business Protection, HR Time and Time Value, Long Term HR Costs Containment, and an ROI Summary calculator/illustration
HR Business Wheel (PDF)
Start with "Why?" in the middle and work outwards from the P&L, to Employees, to Departmental functions, to HR Strategies (to drive things inside that circle), to HR Tactics (the Employee Lifecycle), and eventually to the granular HR tasks, products, and services