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Nine Signs That You May Be an Internal Consultant This post on how growth undermines service is the third in our series that looks at what interferes with our capacity to serve, even in the face of our best intentions. It speaks to the industry as a whole, though both internal and external consultants will recognize the tensions between… Read Post
Performance Not for Sale This post on how growth undermines service is the third in our series that looks at what interferes with our capacity to serve, even in the face of our best intentions. It speaks to the industry as a whole, though both internal and external consultants will recognize the tensions between… Read Post
Gift Mindedness One of the best ways to give support to a client is to let them know what is working for you. This is what Peter calls, “Gift Mindedness”, or acknowledging the ways in which you interact with the client. In this video, Peter Block discusses the usefulness of Gift Mindedness… Read Post
Democratization of Wealth This post on how growth undermines service is the third in our series that looks at what interferes with our capacity to serve, even in the face of our best intentions. It speaks to the industry as a whole, though both internal and external consultants will recognize the tensions between… Read Post
Freedom and Choices Business roles are so defined that people lose the idea of creating change within their business. In this short video, Peter Block encourages people to realize they have the power to make choices and the right choices are not necessarily the ones that are commonly practiced. By giving people the… Read Post
The Power of Small Groups In this short video, Peter explains that when diversity of thinking and dissent are given space in small groups, commitments… Read Post
Let’s Take It Slow Two things are required: time and space. Peter explains that time is subjective and therefore we cannot, and should not, be controlled by it. In Flawless Consulting, Peter says that lack of time, space and money is often used as an excuse by managers who do not want to do… Read Post
It’s All Implementation Implementation implies that first an idea needs to be formulated, then a decision is made and afterward the actual can work begin. However, this is not the case. Every step-discovery, planning, contracting and engaging people-is all a part of the implementation process. The main focus of implementation should be to… Read Post
Rethinking Compensation This post on how growth undermines service is the third in our series that looks at what interferes with our capacity to serve, even in the face of our best intentions. It speaks to the industry as a whole, though both internal and external consultants will recognize the tensions between… Read Post
I’m Here to Fix You Trust and connectedness are necessary to a successful contract. In the Flawless Consulting Public Workshops, participants are introduced to the concept of a consultant’s “roles.” Peter presents three common roles played by consultants: Expert, pair-of-hands and collaborative. Each have their strengths and weaknesses, but collaboration is the ultimate goal. Getting… Read Post