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11 Idioms Consultants should think differently about

Tuesday 25 October 2022

Idioms are powerful tools that can focus our perspectives in a given business situation. As common phrases, they describe something other than their literal meaning, such as “Keep your ear on the ground” or “Familiarity breeds contempt”. However, in her paper on transformational consulting*, Justine Chinoperekweyi warns that idioms have the potential to misguide our approach to new challenges. 

Inspired by Justine’s paper, join Scott Rodham Boyd of Mott MacDonald on  for a good humoured exploration of the value and dangers of idioms in consultancy. Scott will look at 11 idioms and their complexities, equipping you with new ways to confront technical and adaptive challenges.

In this digital event:

  • Enhance your knowledge of effective communication when it comes to applying idioms in different business contexts
  • Develop an understanding of the risks and benefits associated with idiomatic phrases and perspectives in consulting activities
  • Learn about Organisation Development as a dynamic approach to adaptive and technical challenges

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