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The Manager's Pocket Guide to Using Consultants by David Newman

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Consultants and Managers Blazing the Trail Together

Now that you’re familiar with what to look for, what to ask for, and what to watch for when working with consultants, you are ideally equipped to work shoulder-to-shoulder with consultants in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

Author Terry Orlick writes that the experiences of exceptional performers in all fields (sports, the sciences, the arts, law, medicine, business, and academics) suggest that there are seven elements critical to excellence: commitment, belief, full focus, positive images, mental readiness, distraction control, and constructive evaluation.

Managers and Consultants: Elements Critical to Excellence

You can examine how closely you come to the ideal in each area by asking ...

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