Tag Archives: Management consulting

Consultant, Change Thyself . . .

Here’s one of my favourite consultant jokes . . . A patient was at her doctor’s office after undergoing a complete physical examination. The doctor said, “I have some very grave news for you. You only have six months to live.” … Continue reading

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Brazil, Optimism and Realistic Optimism

The pessimist sees the glass half-empty.  The optimist sees the glass half-full.  The realist drinks the water and gets back to work! I am still in sunny Sao Paulo, Brazil, finishing up work with my US client who has an … Continue reading

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A McKinsey survey I’d like to see . . .

As I wrote in an earlier blog posting, it seems to me like McKinsey & Co. is morphing into a publishing and survey company.  Nearly every other day I get an email and a new McKinsey article based on their … Continue reading

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