Monthly Archives: November 2011

Where Next for Professional Service Firms?

Most professional service firms (accountants, management consultants, etc.) are happy captives of a very powerful idea articulated by management guru David Maister.  He claimed that an ideal positioning of a professional service firm (PSF) was as a "trusted advisor" to its clients. Today, that's table stakes, and in fact, has been for a long while. […]

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Sunday Strategies

Management is an-ever changing discipline, as you know.   And when you set it against a backdrop of changing capabilities distributed around the world, to me it leads to only a few conclusions: We'll always be learning. Good ideas will come from everywhere. When we think we are on top, we're almost surely wrong. Humility […]

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