A Philosophy of Practice -- It's not about me.
More muse than advisor, a strategic consultant’s job is to elicit the innate and unrecognized intelligence of the organization from the leaders and stakeholders themselves. Sometimes that involves hard work. More often it involves innovative and playful dialogue that frames and reframes issues, facts, sacred cows and organizational clichés. Clear thinking, penetrative listening and a profound trust that the answers are here, in this room, awaiting discovery, allows groups to stay on task and to achieve amazing breakthrough consensus.
And then what happens?
By the end of a strategy engagement with me, you're pretty sure to come away with some or all of the following: