Being a Guest at the Client Site

Don't get too comfortable at the client site The nature of consulting and professional services generally requires consultants to work at the client’s offices.  Even if it is not a full time commitment, meetings and part-time work often require the consultant to be at the client site.  When a consultant is on-site, it’s important to act with respect as though you are a […] Read more →

Protecting the Firm

Confidential_Firm_Information One of the most prominent aspects that we promote on this podcast is the need for consultants to be client minded.  And while it’s true that those of us in any professional services firm should strive to put the client first and dedicate ourselves to the client’s success, we should also make sure that we […] Read more →

Protecting Client Confidentiality

confidential_information In this weeks podcast, we  discuss the importance of protecting client confidentiality in a consulting and professional services environment. What are some of the ways that a client’s confidential information can be exposed? There is really any number of ways.  I once heard a story of a consultant who was privy to inside information of […] Read more →

Mentoring in Consulting

Consultants_Mentoring Consulting and professional services firms thrive by hiring top level high performers.  But it doesn’t stop there.  Once a consultant becomes part of a high powered team, he or she needs to continue to develop and learn.  There are few better ways to do that than to work with a mentor within the firm to […] Read more →

Leaving a Consulting Firm

Leaving_firm When someone joins a consulting firm, it creates the inevitable day when they will leave the firm.  It may be after just a few months or several years.  We wanted to speak in this week’s podcast about the steps a consultant should take to leave professionally on good terms. What are the major considerations a […] Read more →