I have a pet peeve, and it's how people today talk about leadership as if it was some magical substance that occurs spontaneously only at the top of an organization and nowhere else. For example, if there is an issue at the frontline, there is a tendency for employees to blame "leadership". Similarly, there is a tendency for middle management to tell employees that they...
"A mediocre plan well implemented will outperform the most brilliant plan accompanied by mediocre implementation."
So Much Education, So Little Competence Why is it, that at a time when we have the most educated leaders and population in history, we still have so much trouble effectively leading change, motivating teams, supporting innovation, thinking and acting strategically, and calling forth the ingenuity required to solve our pressing challenges – even at the most senior levels?
Why is it, so many managers can take program after program, attend numerous seminars or conferences
Caught in the Action!
Asia-Pacific Hub 2016
EuroHub - Aug2016
Update on the CMC-Global (ICMCI) International Conference and Annual Meeting of Delegates October 18-21 Website Link
IMC Share Zone
This month we have many updates from around the globe to share: 1. Asia-Pacific Hub Summary
2. EuroHub Summary
3. IMC Cyprus Conference
4. IMC Ireland Annual Dinner
5. IMC Bulgaria Conference
6. IMC Nigeria Roundtable
7. IMC Finland Int'l Consulting Day
8. IMC New Zealand Newsletter
ICMCI C'tee Updates
Task Force for Strategic Funding of CMC-Global
At our Congress (now called Annual Meeting of Delegates) in Noordwijk last year, a one-time increase was approved for our 2105-16 budget to finance our global operations. This was an important decision, as we are now moving from strategy development stage to strategy execution.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
September 7-9, 2016
The Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants 2016 Annual Conference
WHERE: Saint Lucia, The Caribbean – Venue TBD
October 18-20, 2016
ICMCI Annual Meeting and International Conference
October 21, 2016
CMC Canada Conference
WHERE: Toronto, Canada – Eaton Chelsea Hotel
October 21-23, 2016
IMC USA Conference
WHERE: Washington, D.C.
October 20, 2016
IMC Jordan Conference
The Future of Management Consulting in Jordan and the Arab World – The Vision and Challenges
WHERE: Sheraton Nabil Hotel, Amman-Jordan
Feature YOUR Knowledge/Experience in a CMC Today Article!
Calling all CMC's and leading-edge consulting practicioners!
Will you take up the challenge?
2016 CMC Today Publishing Schedule & Themes
Internal Processes, Productivity, Innovation, Business Process Re-engineering
Government Relations, Community & Public Relations
Leadership (and Management)
Information Technology & Org Effectiveness Software
Human Resources & Training
Please submit articles, photos, business exchange requests, etc., addressing the theme of each issue, by the 10th day of the first of the two Publishing Months to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to get a copy of the CMC Today Article Criteria. Failure to submit your article according to these criteria may cause your article to be rejected.
Leadership in Consulting – Based upon the Theme for this October's International Management Consulting Conference "Management Consulting 4.0" concepts and the blogs of Jac van Beek; here are some questions for you to ponder.
Q 1 – What is the basis of your personal management consulting value proposition?
A. Reputation of the firm, partner or senior consultant you work for.
B. Technical, academic, or specialty knowledge expertise.
C. Hands-on experience & success in one or more organizations and proven competency across multiple years, initiatives and /or organizations.
D. Personal research & application of best practices.
E. Particular methodology, process or model that gets applied/adapted to each client's unique circumstances.
This month we feature a number of videos from various Institutes of Management Consulting around the world: