"Who would have thought the ′consultant′s bible′ could be improved upon? Count on Peter Block –the consulting profession′s very own revolutionary–to push us to confront and struggle with the paradoxes inherent in our work." (Candace Thompson, organization development consultant, First Chicago NBD – A Bank One Company)
"The first question to ask any consultants: Have you read Peter Block′s Flawless Consulting? If they say no, don′t hire them. Peter Block′s advice is flawless!" (Barry Z. Posner, dean and professor of leadership, Leavey School of Business, co–author of The Leadership Challenge and Encouraging the Heart)
"Block has distilled years of experience into a wise, down–to–earth, and eminently practical guide to excellence in consulting. If you are new to the practice, Flawless Consulting will chop years off your learning cycle. And even if you′re an old pro, Block′s insights will elevate you to new levels of effectiveness. Flawless Consulting is not simply about becoming a better consultant; it is about using consulting as a path toward becoming a better person." (Barry Oshry, president, Power & Systems, Inc., author of Seeing Systems and Leading Systems)
"For external and internal consultants alike, Peter Block provides the roadmap to travel what always seems like unchartered terrain. The power behind Peter′s work lies not only in the compass he provides but in helping us see how truly a forceful and powerfulinfluence one person can be." (Jack Lerner, vice–president of organization development & learning, The CIT Group)"A useful guide to developing and reinforcing these [technical] kinds of skills."
(SC Magazine, April 2009)
About the Author
PETER BLOCK is the president of Peter Block Company and also Designed Learning. Peter is a well–known and respected speaker and consultant, with clients all over the world, including Arthur Anderson, and Ford Motor Corporation. He received his master′s degree in industrial administration from Yale University. He lives in Mystic, Connecticut.