A Leader’s Guide to Consultant Cliches: (OR HOW TO BE YOUR OWN BEST CONSULTANT)

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In A Leader’s Guide to Consultant Cliches, longtime management consultant Jeff Colvin shares timeless leadership advice while using tried and trite sayings known as cliches. Colvin turns everyday, overused phrases into profound foundational wisdom by applying the expressions to relatable workplace stories and vignettes. Readers learn about the importance of communicating clearly, building relationships, and cultivating teamwork to solve dilemmas faced by the lead character Max in negotiating and executing strategy. Emphasizing the importance of “learn, do and repeat,” the book includes a dedicated page after each chapter for note-taking and reflection. Each chapter concludes with a list of key takeaways and statistics from business research that support the key lesson.

A Leader’s Guide to Consultant Cliches is a refreshing take on management guides that underscore trust-building, collaboration, and commitment to improvement and productivity. Through the power of storytelling, Colvin increases the retention of vital leadership lessons. Situations depicted in the book focus on business processes that need to be enhanced or changed to achieve better results. Colvin uses dialogue to depict the scenarios in easily digestible ways and peppers each vignette with a healthy dose of humor. Just wait until you learn about the true identities of the cast of characters.

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Star Count 3/5
Format Trade
Page Count 368 pages
Publisher Archway Publishing
Publish Date 09-Jun-2022
ISBN 9781665723275
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Issue October 2022
Category Business & Investing