• Interview Preparation – Risk Mitigation
    If you are a consultant you know that all planning includes Risk Mitigation.   You give significant thought to all the possible things that can go wrong and plan to ensure they don’t.  Consultants have real strength in this space by experience and training.  Ironically, those skills don’t always translate to their personal interview process.   Over …
  • Business Lessons from “The Walking Dead”
    I still can’t believe I am watching a zombie series on Netflix’s.  I don’t like zombies.  They don’t have any redeeming qualities.   That said, I do think we have all had a few walking dead on our teams from time to time; am I right?   There are some classic lessons illustrated beautifully here that carry …
  • Consultant Credo
    I was talking to an experienced and highly talented consultant the other day. In the course of the conversation, he listed for me lessons learned over the years that sounded much like a “Consultant’s Credo” to a long successful career. It went something like this: • Treat all levels in the organization as a valuable …