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Hello, and welcome to the Art of Consulting Podcast. We're excited you're here.

In our time together, you'll learn our top strategies to improve your career, confidence, lifestyle from us and other crazy successful seasoned consultants in IT and Management. Engage in the conversation as we discuss everything that brought us longevity and success over the years in the IT consulting industry.

Enjoy and may the force be with you.


Andy and Cat.

Nov 22, 2019

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In this episode, Cat and Andy discuss insights taken from the analogy of a fish that can’t climb a tree. It is truly difficult when we are forced to do something that we are not capable of or were not trained to do so. They also talk about the importance of being able to rise above the problem and be part of the solution.


Go ahead and listen to this episode now and gain more useful perspectives that will greatly hone your skills and character.




“The Secret To Performance Is To See A Person For What They Can Bring Into The Table.”


“In Order To Solve A Problem, It Can’t Be At The Same Consciousness Level As The Problem.”


Show Notes:


(00:00) Podcast Intro

(00:49) Wanting Things To Be Different Than What They Are

(03:44) We Are Living Inter-dependently With Each Other

(05:55) Talking About Expectations

(07:38) Great Companies Take Time To Hire The Right Person

(10:50) Poor Coaching

(13:11) An Activity For Performance Review

(16:22) The Waterfall Methodology Vs. The Agile Methodology And Retrospective

(22:52) Rising Above The Problem

(23:36) Catching People Doing Things Correctly And Telling Them

(25:25) Being Retrospective And Realistic 

(26:56) Picking The Right Indicators

(28:28) Being Aware That We’re Human Beings

(29:15) Andy’s New Book The Consultant’s Code Has Recently Has Made It To #1 As The International 

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