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The Flawless Consulting Fieldbook and Companion: A Guide to Understanding Your Expertise

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A relentlessly practical guide to help you discover how consulting influences your business- and real life-decisions and those of others (for consultants or those who rely on them).

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Don't venture into the consulting field without this essential Fieldbook & Companion!
Following on the heels of the best-selling Flawless Consulting, Second Edition comes The Flawless Consulting Fieldbook and Companion. Whether you work as a consultant or you work with consultants, this relentlessly practical guide will be your best friend as you discover how consulting influences your business- and real life-decisions and those of others.

The Flawless Consulting Fieldbook and Companion is packed with:
  • Sample scenarios
  • Case studies
  • Client-consultant dialogues
  • Hands-on tools
  • Action plans
  • Implementation checklists

    List of Figures and Exhibits
    Quick Guide to Contents

    Part One. No Fast and Easy Way
    1. Flawless - M.J Wheatley
    2. A Sensible Oxymoron - Andrea Markowitz
    3. Risk Is Where You Find It - Peter Block
    4. The Journey - Idries Shah
    5. Consultant, Flawed: A Story of Eternal Internal Triangles - Ken Murphy
    6. The Power of Conversations at Work - Joel Henning

    Part Two The Complexity of Advice
    7. What Should I Do? - Peter Block
    8. Four Communities - Idries Shah
    9. Changing Focus: Consulting in the New Economy - Patrick Dolan
    10. Be Careful Who You Ask: Perils of Wisdom - Andrea Markowitz
    11. Dealing with Resistance: Having the Right Conversation in Difficult Situations - Phil Grosnick
    12. The Case of Pricilla and the Red Pen - Andrea Markowitz

    Part Three The Power of the Question
    13. Making the System Fully Known to Itself: Discovery As a Collaborative Process - Jill Janov
    14. Two Sides - Idries Shah
    15. Resolving a New Paradox with Old Wisdom - Marvin Weisbord
    16. Change Is in the Details - Peter Block
    17. Talk Is Walk: Language and Courage in Action - Peter Koestenbaum
    18. So, What's Working Here? - A Conversation with Elizbeth McGrath

    Part Four Emotions and the Personal
    19. Balancing Competence with Consciousness: One Womanメs Wisdom - Rosemarie Barbeau
    20. Nobody's Fool: Unconventional Guides for the Emotional Path - Andrea Markowitz
    21. In the Land of Fools - Indries Shah
    22. Up Front and Personal - A Conversation with Charlotte Roberts
    23. Women's Leadership Collaborative: Investing in Our Humanity - Nancy Voss
    24. Sneaking the Spirit In - A Conversation with John Schuster

    Part Five Valuing Capacities
    25. Leading from Behind: Talking with Sled Dogs - Sam Magill
    26. Homeopathic Consulting: Learning Is Free, Teaching Is Not - Cliff Bolster
    27. Milk and Buttermilk - Indries Shah
    28. Consulting As Capability Building - Lou Ann Daly
    29. Getting Real - John O'Connell

    Part Six Integrating Strategy and Experience
    30. The Engagement Paradigm: Changing the Way We Change Organizations - Dick and Emily Axelrod
    31. Caring about Place - Peter Block
    32. Unleashing the Spirit - Kathie Dannemiller, Sylvia James, and Paul Talchinsky
    33. Nancy's Checklist - Nancy Sanchez
    34. Anonymous Data Collection? Definitely Yes and No - Neale Clapp
    35. Toward a More Participative, Productive Workplace - Marie McCormick
    36. Co-Creating a Community's Future: Once upon a Time in a Place Called Home - David and Carole Schwinn
    37. How Am I Doing? How Am I Doing? You Like Me! You Like Me! - Peter Block

    Part Seven No Masks No Bargins
    38. My Worst Consulting Nightmare Amy J. Katz
    39. Three Nightmares - A Conversation with Henry Johnson
    40. Twelve Questions to the Most Frequently Asked Answers - Peter Block
    Thanks to Contributors
    About the Author
    Flawless Consulting Workshops

    Additional Information

    Item Code JW-9780787948047
    Weight 0.8800
    ISBN 978-0787948047
    Author Peter Block; Andrea Markowitz
    Publisher Pfeiffer
    Published Oct-00
    Format Soft Cover
    Number of Pages 480
    Size 20.32 x 23.50 cm.

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