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What Savvy Leaders Know about Culture Change . . . that consultants don’t

Experience isn’t the best teacher, it’s the only teacher.                   ~ Albert Schweitzer I have worked alongside many CEOs and business executives, as well as numerous academics who spend their lives researching, … Continue reading

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Character: Actions, Not Words . . .

If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.  ~Cowboy Wisdom Fishing is definitely a solitary pastime.  Just you, the rod, line, fly and (hopefully) a big fish.  As a result there … Continue reading

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Slow Down, Reflect and Learn . . .

Experience isn’t the best teacher, it is the only teacher.  ~Albert Schweitzer This is one of my favourite and useful quotes.  I strongly believe, especially in the world of business consulting, that too many young consultants are giving advice based … Continue reading

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