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New Edition of Flawless Consulting

Those of you who follow this blog regularly will no doubt recall that I am an ardent adherent of Peter Block and his works. If you are also, I have some terrific news. Peter has recently published a new (third) edition of his seminal work Flawless Consulting. I am thrilled to add it to my […]

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A Different, but Authentic, Job Ad

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to work with a Sage partner, Bill Delgado of Keystone Software Solutions, on creating a job placement ad for a position he has been trying to fill for several months. It is a long story, but the gist of it is that it is really hard to find […]

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Rethinking Peter Block’s Questions

For a long time I have been an admirer of Peter Block. His works Flawless Consulting, The Answer to How is Yes! and Community have long been on my recommended reading list. Especially intriguing to me have been the six transformations of questions that he posits in The Answer to How… Here they are as […]

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Introduction to Resistance

I was honored to speak at the ITA Fall 2009 Collaborative in Rancho Mirage on the topic of monitoring an controlling project in software implementation engagements. During the presentation I did a brief workshop on dealing with resistance. The video clip is part of the introduction to that topic. My thanks to Wendy Gorrie of […]

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On Accountability

I’m not a river or a giant bird That soars to the sea, And if I’m never tied to anything, I’ll never be free -From the Finale of the musical Pippin by Stephen Schwartz Twenty years ago, I had the good fortune to perform in this play as the eponymous character with a community theatre […]

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