What’s Thanksgiving Without Pizza?

What’s Thanksgiving Without Pizza?

Charles Fields T hanksgiving: a time for family, friends, football, and food… turkey, cranberries, pumpkin pie, and of course pizza. What’s the matter? Don’t you have pizza on your Thanksgiving table? Our Thanksgiving pizza tradition started years ago when I invited...
Be the Consultant Your Clients Want to Mirror

Be the Consultant Your Clients Want to Mirror

Carolon Donnally O ver the last several years buzz words like authenticity, compassion, courage, empathy, and kindness have all made their way into thought leadership blogs and articles. The premise is that leaders who demonstrate these characteristics are more likely...
Ruminations on Influence

Ruminations on Influence

The heart of consulting, as Peter Block has so succinctly put it, is “influencing without direct authority.” That holds for those of us who work as external consultants as well as anyone in a staff role working internally. Therefore, it seems worth thinking about the...