Month: October 2019

No nonsense, no ego

Speak to any organization about their latest engagement with a consultant, and they will offer a remorseful sigh. They will proceed to tell you a strangely familiar tale of poor communication, unintended disruption, arrogance, and unmet expectations. It’s no secret that engaging with consultants is considered as a necessary evil, landing somewhere between negotiating with …

The Glass of Water

A glass sits before you, and the age-old rhetorical question comes to mind. Is the glass half-empty, or is it half-full? The implication of this question reveals an individual’s perspective on the world as to whether it is an optimistic view (half-full), or pessimistic view (half-empty). It also can reveal a scientific viewpoint (half-liquid, half-gas), …