October 5 Most Popular Blog Posts
post # 232 — November 4, 2006 — a General post
Here are the Top 5 most popular posts of the month. How Did You Lose Your Innocence?
I’m really interested: What (specifically) happened to you that made you lose your innocence about how business (or academia) was run? Guns for Hire
Do all firms have to end up just as gun for hire, doing it for anyone who will pay? If not, how does an organization avoid it?
For each of thus, whether we are individuals or large firms, our challenge is â€œHow do I make myself special, in ways that clients value?â€
At some point, when I am doing what I was hired to do and explaining how the people in my audience could perform their roles better, someone always sticks their hand up and says: â€œItâ€™s not us, itâ€™s them!â€
As consultants, many of us give advice on things we were not trained in, and do not actually have â€˜proofâ€™ that what we advise is correct. We know less than people think we know.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to these stimulating discussions.
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