Singing the Praises of Strong Leadership

In a global crisis such as the coronavirus pandemic, you can never have too much good leadership. For anyone under 80, this is the most intense and enduring crisis of our days. What does good crisis leadership require? To begin, it requires vision. It also requires the ability to engage others and to express empathy. It is elevated with focus, discipline, and a commitment to excellence. And when the world has come to an apparent halt, each one of us is challenged to step up and lead by serving and contributing our best selves to this world in need. | READ MORE

Is Consulting For Me? Part 2

With the unexpected and dramatic global changes of 2020 as a result of a pandemic and an oil price war, chances are we all know someone experiencing a sudden career change. What was initially meant as a reference point for a “someday” career change could now be urgent, perhaps even personal. There are no wrong answers here—only indications about whether consulting might be more or less a natural fit for you. | READ MORE

After three decades in the work force, and the majority of those years in consulting, I’ve observed my share of people trying their hand at consulting, and have noticed what personality traits and work preferences make such a career a more or less natural fit.  If you are noodling on the possibility of becoming a consultant, you will want to answer these questions for yourself. | READ MORE

Five Keys to Finding Your Ideal Consulting Partner

Are you looking to hire a consultant, but aren’t sure where to start?  Have you been burned and want to avoid that experience?  You want to find someone you can trust with your boss, peers, and employees.  It’s a tall order. For those who want some practical advice on identifying and selecting your next consultant, this 5 minute read is for you. | READ MORE