A friend recently told me that he wanted to transition from his role of CEO of an organization to a new role: Founder. I’ve known him for 15 years, and that desire intrigued me. “What do you hope to achieve through your transition?” I asked.
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An old friend called one day and asked if I could help her with a capital campaign.
My first question was this: What did she hope to achieve through the campaign?
As you know from last month’s post on understanding process consulting, a process consultant explores a series of open-ended questions with a client to help them more clearly understand the situation that needs to be addressed.
So, how might this approach develop a strategic planning process that transforms an organization? Let’s explore an example.
People often ask me,
“What is process consulting?”
The term can sound intimidating,
but at its core, process consulting
is about helping a person or an
organization understand what will
truly help them, and then assisting
them in taking action to achieve it.
Nothing more, nothing less.