My organisation has gone through all the main consultancies, all the big names that you can easily bring to mind but I can’t say here.
And they have all been uniformly shit.
Change isn’t a report, it isn’t a set of executive away-days. Change is ACTUAL change, and I’ve never seen any resulting from paying £100k’s to these no-marks.
Worse than Bankers, the lot of them.
Over the years, I don’t know how many times I’ve heard smug, self-important consultants and coaches spout things like: “If your org doesn’t do what I say and/or you don’t get what you want, you should just leave“. Of course, like much of what they say is, it is literally true – you can indeed leave. However, here’s an interesting counterpoint:
“To say people have choice when they are in no position to make one is disingenuous.” – John Seddon
Consultants and coaches love to spout platitudes and self-evident truths couched in the fancy “new” language of the latest fad. Amazingly, stating the ridiculously obvious is what they get paid the big bux to do. To these high-horse riders, life for others is always much simpler than it really is. As outsiders looking in, they have what Nassim Taleb calls: “no skin in the game
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