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Competency Corner: On Takes Initiative in a Business Unit

About 10 years ago I had a chance encounter that led me to change the way I approach consulting my clients.  Sitting at a bar a fellow struck up a conversation and shared his story.  He indicated that, prior to his retirement, he was an internal consultant for an energy corporation.  He was fortunate enough to have taken an early retirement with a seven-figure pension, and chose to travel and play golf.  However, within four months he grew tired of his newfound country club lifestyle and went back to work at the same company as an independent contractor.  (more…)