7 lessons I’ve learnt consulting as a “complexity practitioner” | More Beyond

I’ve now been using a complex and emergent approach to consulting for around 17 years. A friend of mine read me his coaching “manifesto” recently including his…

Source: 7 lessons I’ve learnt consulting as a “complexity practitioner” | More Beyond

  1.  I need to be congruent with my message and approach
  2. Every context is unique – I can’t assume I know what is going on or have any answers
  3. It’s a partnership … don’t show up as the expert
  4. I am not an objective outsider – I am part of the system
  5. Don’t be afraid to challenge and hold up a mirror to the client
  6. Meet the system where it is and follow the natural contours of the organisation where I can
  7. Changing the system is not my responsibility

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